MacArthur Park

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Hundreds Gather For 24-Hour Paint-A-Thon As Part Of LA’s Largest-Ever Civic Art Exhibit

Thousands of beach balls will soon invade MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles, and it’s part of a good cause.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2015

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LA Residents, Volunteers Take Part In Visual Makeover Of MacArthur Park

Thousands of residents, including children, are taking part in a visual renovation of MacArthur Park.

04/19/2015

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Video Shows Street Vendor Crackdown In L.A.’s MacArthur Park

A street vendor crackdown in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park led to the confiscation of supplies by the Department of Public Health, which reportedly cited health concerns.

03/16/2015

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A Guide To The Best Fun For Kids In Eastside LA

Every parent is familiar with hearing their child say “I’m bored.” Fortunately for you Los Angeles holds the cure to this dread malady.

CBS Los Angeles–01/28/2015

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Body Found Floating In MacArthur Park Lake

Police Thursday were responding to a report of a body floating in a lake in MacArthur Park Lake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2015

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5 Hurt, Dozens Displaced When Fire Tears Through Motel In Westlake District

Five people were injured and dozens more displaced when a fire swept through a three-story motel on Christmas Day in the Westlake District of Los Angeles.

12/25/2014

A business believed to be the Ebenezer Book store in Macarthur Park was engulfed in flames Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Christian Bookstore Called ‘Total Loss’ After Fire Guts Establishment

Books were burned or charred, many others were waterlogged. CD cases were melted.

11/08/2014

A business believed to be the Ebenezer Book store in Macarthur Park was engulfed in flames Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Macarthur Park Book Store Engulfed In Flames

The business was identified as the Ebenezer Book Store, a Christian book store located at 20130 W. 8th Street.

11/07/2014

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Arson Teams Probing Cause Of Church Fire In South LA

Arson investigators Friday were trying to determine the cause of a church fire in South LA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2014

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Gang Member Fatally Shot In Drive-By Near MacArthur Park

A 20-year-old gang member was fatally shot early Sunday morning in a drive-by east of MacArthur Park.

08/18/2014

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City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless Czar

The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.

08/08/2014

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Vandals Destroy 30 Fruit Trees Planted By Underprivileged Kids In MacArthur Park

The planting effort took several days, lots of hard work and thousands of dollars.

07/10/2014

Volunteers helped to replant dozens of fruit trees after they were uprooted earlier this week. (Photo courtesy Fallen Fruit/Facebook)

Digging In At MacArthur Park: Kids Replant After Vandals Uproot Dozens Of Fruit Trees

Police Thursday sought the public’s help in finding vandals who apparently uprooted dozens of fruit trees planted by a group of Southland students in MacArthur Park.

07/10/2014

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Suspect Tackled By Officers During Chase In MacArthur Park

A man in a stolen vehicle led police on a wild, albeit brief, chase before attempting to flee on foot.

02/19/2014

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Body Found In MacArthur Park Lake

The LAPD is on the scene, with officers expected to continue the investigation late into the night. Details surrounding the victim’s death remain unclear.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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