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Monthly Archives: January 2010

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Elysian Valley & Silver Lake

Silver Lake/Echo Park music promoter raises concerns about Live Nation-Ticketmaster merger. Hiss & Pop Judge orders Eagle Rock dispensary to stop selling pot. LA Times Atwater Village boutique calls it quits. AV Newbie City Year volunteers clean up Elysian Park. Council District 13 L.A. paramedics on ... Read More »

The Silver Lake Happy/Sad Foot is back in action

Fans of the Foot Clinic sign at Sunset Boulevard and Coronado Street spun out of control after learning the rotating Silver Lake sign had broken down, as reported in Curbed LA. Well, now the bipolar foot is back at work, a reader notified The Eastsider by ... Read More »

Cypress Park center mourns a young life lost in a street car race

The staff at the Cypress Park FamilySource Center watched Estephanie Orduna grow up before their very eyes, first as student, later as a volunteer and most recently as an employee at the city-run community center. It was her first job, and her co-workers said the young ... Read More »

Silver Lake beekeepers launch rescue operation

Silver Lake residents and urban beekeepers Russell Bates and Amy Seidenwurm returned home last Sunday after meeting with fellow fans of beekeeping and were shocked to discover that two giant eucalyptus tree had collapsed across their backyard, with one of them landing on top of their ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East LA, Highland Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Boyle Heights bust caught on Google Maps. LA Eastside Plastics industry throws some cash – not bags – into the L.A. River. Council District 1 Pay up: LA drivers might get booted quicker. LA Times Cityhood not looking so good for East LA. EGP News Lakers ... Read More »

Distraction burglars get busy in the new year

The LAPD Rampart Division and the DWP warned residents about an increase in reports of elderly minority residents being burglarized and defrauded by criminals posing as utility workers. The LAPD said 10 of these crimes have already been reported this year (compared to 55 for all ... Read More »

Say “goodbye” to the “Hello!” bear of Silver Lake *

It was about a year ago when cartoon-like drawings of a happy bear – sometimes waving its paw and greeting passersby with a “Hello!” or a “How do you do?” – began appearing on walls across Echo Park and Silver Lake. Silver Lake residents Amy Seidenwurm ... Read More »

City moves to support Echo Park business improvement district

Councilman Eric Garcetti earlier this week introduced a City Council motion supporting the creation of a business improvement district to help pay for additional cleaning, security and promotion of Echo Park’s commercial district. The motion comes after the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce last year began ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Lupita’s makes a move to Eagle Rock

After more than 40 years of serving up giant burritos and bowls of menudo in Atwater Village, Mi Lupita Mexican Restaurant is preparing to open in a former Western apparel and boot shop in the east end of Eagle Rock. Jaime Guzman, who owns the restaurant ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, Glassell Park Highland Park & Silver Lake

Off-duty sheriff stabbed in fight at Highland Park bar. LA Now & HLP900042/Twitter Montecito Heights artist prepares to exhibit at the Whitney Biennial. Pasadena Weekly What’s Wednesday night in Atwater without did DJ Lee? Los Feliz Ledger Silver Lake digital billboard goes dark. Los Feliz Ledger ... Read More »