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Off-Duty L.A. Police Officer Hurt In Motorcycle Crash In Orange County

FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was in serious condition after being struck by an SUV while riding his motorcycle in Fullerton. 211 more words


Neighborhood Treasures: Bookistan

Located past the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Harvard Avenue, Bookistan is nondescript and unassuming in appearance. A black sign has the name printed in unevenly spaced block letters while the window beneath it has the words “B0OKS + RECORDS” printed. 748 more words


Allston: A Mystery

As a Boston University student in the College of Communication, I hardly make the trek – if you can call it that – to the foreign land that is west campus, and by extension, Allston. 475 more words


Monastery rennovation to be heart of dorm proposal

Developer Cabot, Cabot and Forbes filed a letter of intent with the Boston Redevelopment Authority to build student housing in Brighton. In collaboration with private dormitory operator Peak Campus, the developer will rennovate St Gabriel’s Monastery, a closed Passionist cloister, and build several new buildings on the 11.1 acre site, resulting in 680 apartments, amenities and common space and 400 parking spaces. 205 more words

Allston: A Vibrant, Young Community

This was originally written for my JO 310 (beat reporting) class

Snow and slush cover the sidewalks and streets of Allston, slowing down the pace of pedestrians and motor vehicles alike. 518 more words

Andrew Battifarano