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Daily Archives: November 4, 2009

Eastside Crime Watch

A double murder in Highland Park and numerous violent robberies in Boyle Heights were among the major crimes reported last week. Read the review of major crime broken down by neighborhood in Eastside 911. Read More »

Split decision announced in the Boyle Heights high school construction derby

Last week The Eastsider reported that both LA Unified and charter school operator Green Dot were each claiming they had just opened the first new pubic high school in Boyle Heights in 80 years. LA Unified did hold a dedication ceremony in September for the Mendez ... Read More »

Echo Park-Silver Lake freeway project takes another detour

View Larger MapFor more than a decade, Echo Park and Silver Lake residents, traffic engineers, consultants and political leaders have been working on a plan to rebuild the often jammed and chaotic southern tip of the 2 Freeway, which comes to an abrupt end at Glendale ... Read More »

El Sereno residents win the battle of Elephant Hill but who will pay the bill?

Residents of El Sereno have waged a 25-year battle against investors seeking to build homes on what is called Elephant Hill on the boundary with South Pasadena. On Tuesday, residents declared victory after the City Council agreed to settle a lawsuit with the Elephant Hill property ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, El Sereno, Highland Park & Silver Lake

City agrees to settle Elephant Hill lawsuit by buying El Sereno property for $9 million. LA Times LA Unified enrollment keeps dropping while charter schools gain. Daily News Merry mail carriers: Holiday decorators needed for the Highland Park post office. Highland Park Residents A new Silver ... Read More »

Police capture suspect in Highland Park stabbing and Glassell Park shooting

The LAPD has made arrests in connection with two separate incidents involving a deadly knife-fight in Highland Park and a shooting in Glassell Park in which a car carrying several children was hit by gunfire. Read more in Eastside 911. Read More »

Your next text message might come from the LAPD

A Wednesday night march in Silver Lake in support of gay marriage will find the LAPD sending out text messages as well as officers to keep things under control. The department will be texting mobile phone users with information about road closures and the location of ... Read More »