El SERENO - After announcing their move to a new home in El Sereno from Echo Park, the L.A. Derby Dolls and friends of the all-female roller derby league faced the daunting task of dismantling, transporting and then reassembling the Doll's banked track.
SILVER LAKE - Police sealed off a section of Silver Lake for about five hours today after what was initially believed to be a barricade situation with an armed man turned out to be a dispute between roommates, police said tonight.
The default attitude for most adults nowadays is cynicism. So, it is refreshing that a group like Babes can unfurl an earnest pop banner and dance under it for all to see.
Councilman Huizar campaign contributors face money-laundering fines; attempted rape outside Boyle Heights bar
MORNING REPORT: Police are searching for a man who attempted to rape a woman after she left a Boyle Heights bar ... The owner of a Boyle Heights doughnut shop and a developer could have to pay a total of $90,000 in fines after hiding the sources of contributions to Councilman Jose Huizar’s election campaign ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories
HIGHLAND PARK — A volunteer football coach at Franklin High has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting current and former students during his nearly 20 years of working with players. Investigators believe that 46-year-old Jaime Jimenez may have victimized former students who are now adults ... Read More »
Tracy Do Real Estate is pleased to announce that all residences at NELA Union have been sold. From the day we opened our sales office 11 months ago, this community of beautifully designed, carefully crafted homes by Warmington Residential has been greeted with enthusiasm which translated into high demand and rapid sales.
What will it be this weekend? A concert of psychedelic cumbia punk or an afternoon of kite flying in El Sereno? Review your options at Eastside Weekend.
SILVER LAKE -- Police have sealed off the streets near Virgil and Lexington avenues on the border of Silver Lake and East Hollywood as they search for a stolen vehicle suspect, according to an LAPD spokeswoman.
SILVER LAKE -- The long-vacant Sunset Pacific Motel — aka Bates Motel – went from eyesore to international art project this week after being coated with a whitewash. Not only was the exterior of the motel coated with limewash, so was the property’s chain link fence and barbed wire as well as neighboring palm trees and a billboard.
The L.A. River Recreation Zone will be open an additional four weeks this year to year to allow more schools time to participate in kayaking and other programs. KCET Andy Moran has taken over as head football coach at Eagle Rock High, which has been undefeated ... Read More »
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ELYSIAN VALLEY — As a teenager, singer and songwriter Mia Todd used to practice at her father’s art studio in Elysian Valley near the L.A. River. Now, Todd is returning to the neighborhood to open a performance space and cafe with her husband and a partner involved in a former New York music and art venue known as Zebulon.
ECHO PARK -- An 18-year-old woman was in stable condition after being hit by a car in the 1400 block of Temple Street on Wednesday night, according to the Daily News.
MORNING REPORT: An increase in city-wide crime and an assault on campus have some students at Occidental College worried about safety at the Eagle Rock school ... Artist and teacher Katrina Alexy took an “art-ternity” leave from her job to create a nearly 40-foot-long mosaic mural that she calls a “love letter to Echo Park” ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories
Boyle Heights’ El Tepeyac challenges New York newcomer; Highland Park Craftsman restored to serve families
MORNING REPORT: Fans of El Tepeyac in Boyle Heights say a New York restaurant has improperly copied many of the features – including menu descriptions – of the original Mexican restaurant ... A 110-year-old Craftsman bungalow in Highland Park has been restored to serve as a family resource center ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories
Besides staying on top of neighborhood news, real estate flips and coyote sightings, Eastsider readers can now take advantage of discounts and deals from neighborhood merchants. Readers who show their support by purchasing a $35, $50 or $100-level Reader Sponsorship also get a Reader Benefits Card, ... Read More »
LINCOLN HEIGHTS – Stocked with 300 bottles of craft beer and wine, The Heights Deli & Bottle Shop held a “soft opening” today. Owner Vanessa Baek, a Lincoln Heights resident who also operates Xlixe pizzeria in Little Tokyo, said she hopes her new store will bring ... Read More »