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It’s Veterans Day. To honor those who served in the military, a Veterans Day Resource Fair will be held at Obregon Park in East LA and a ceremony will take place at Cinco Puntos in Boyle Heights.

And, since it’s a statutory holiday, you can expect most government offices to be closed for the day.

Now read on for the last one.

Jesús Sanchez, editor

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The Rio De Los Angeles State Park Veterans Memorial Project features three flag poles that rise above a rock encrusted with symbols of the armed forces.

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Crash east of LA

LA County Sheriff’s SUV crashed into a traffic light pole at Third Street and Mednik Avenue, seriously damaging the vehicle and injuring two deputies. The Eastside

Lottery winner

A SuperLotto Plus ticket with five numbers, but the missing Mega number, was sold to 7-11 store on Franklin and Vermont avenues in Los Feliz. Better to find this ticket: it’s worth $ 37,351.

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Go here for an interactive version of the map.

The orange pins are sites that have been approved by the city council for the application. Blue pins denote locations that are still subject to review and approval.

Where will camping be prohibited in the Eastside?

Freeway underpasses at Glassell Park and Silver Lake. Schools in Echo Park and historic Filipinotown. Parks in Boyle Heights and East Hollywood.

These are just a few of the 16 sites in the Eastside where city council members want to enforce recently updated anti-camping ordinance which prohibits encampments as well as sleeping and obstructing sidewalks and other public places. Go here for an interactive map of the sites.

Dozens of anti-camping sites have been designated so far across the city.

On the east side, some of the sites have already been approved while others are still pending. And there could be more in the months to come.

Until there, City Council Members Kevin De Leon from District 14 and Mitch O’Farrell from District 13 took the initiative to identify Eastside sites, which must be within 500 feet of schools, parks and other sensitive locations or 1,000 feet in certain shelters.

During this time, Gil Cedillo of District 1 Council did not submit any sites for consideration and approval by city council. Neither has Board Member Nithya Raman, a vocal critic of the law, in Municipal District 4.

“The council member has not filed and has no plans to drop any banned sites at this time,” a Raman spokesperson said.

The order consists of several stages, including:

• Residents not staying at the sites should be offered shelter, accommodation and other services

• Signage must be posted and notice given when the ordinance is enforced for the region

• Personal belongings will be removed and the site cleaned up once the homeless have left; they would be forbidden to come back

• Those who break the law are subject to sanctions

Critics of the anti-camping law say it is inhumane and makes roaming a crime. But supporters argue it offers a compassionate and safe alternative to life on the streets.

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Houses for $ 800,000

If a $ 800,000 home is within your budget, we’ve found three properties in Eagle Rock, Elysian Valley and Highland Park that are currently on the market.

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Mid-Century Jewel in Adams Hill

Nestled atop Glassell Park on the edge of Adams Hill is this beautiful mid-century hillside hideaway.

Privacy, tranquility and panoramic mountain views create the ambiance of this 1961 gem. Snuggle up in front of the flagstone fireplace, the heart of the living room, on cold winter nights. Open plan kitchen, full dining room and office area with built-in floor-to-ceiling shelving.

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Taking a break from the kitchen for Thanksgiving?

Let us know if you can recommend a East Coast restaurant, bakery or market you rely on to prepare your holiday party – take home or eat out on Thanksgiving Day. We’ll be releasing a Daily Digest exclusive list at the end of next week. Simply respond to this newsletter with your recommendations.

You have art

ArtUnite is an online and in-person art auction that will benefit Central City Action Committee, an Angelino Heights non-profit that works with at-risk youth. Organizers ask local artists and collectors to submit a work for auction. The deadline is November 12 (The Eastsider is a sponsor of ArtUnite).

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Local public schools provide enriched education for student success

Public schools like Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Ednovate, Green Dot Public Schools-CA, and KIPP SoCal Public Schools quickly learned that, even during a global pandemic, in today’s competitive university environment, schools must provide students and their families with a rewarding public education experience requiring additional resources, services and supports so that they can be successful in college, in their careers and beyond.

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Do you know your watering days?

You’ve probably heard that we’ve been asked to conserve water after a drought emergency was declared this week. What you may not know (or have chosen to ignore) is that residents and businesses in the city of LA have been subject to mandatory water conservation restrictions since 2009.

Now, in the wake of the drought emergency, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Electricity has said it will start enforcing those restrictions more aggressively and increasing patrols in search of water wasters.

What are these mandatory restrictions? Here is:

• Outdoor watering by sprinkling is limited to three days per week. People with odd addresses can water on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; even addresses can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

• No sprinkler watering between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. regardless of the watering day.

• Sprinklers with non-conservative nozzles can only run for up to 8 minutes per station; conservation nozzles can run for 15 minutes per station.

• No watering in case of rain or within 48 hours of rain.

• Hand watering with a self-closing nozzle on the hose is allowed any day of the week before 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m.

• No water runoff in streets, alleys and gutters.

• No washing of hard surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, driveways or parking areas using water, except for health and safety purposes.

• All leaks should be repaired in a timely manner.

• Washing of vehicles is allowed using a hose with a self-closing water stop nozzle.

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November 11th : Veterans Day Ceremony and Resource Fair in East LA

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