Daily Archives: February 22, 2010

The night the lights went out in Echo Park

The Long Night from 2HeadedHorse on Vimeo. A power blackout in parts of Echo Park earlier this month left one of the filmmakers at 2HeadedHorse unable to work. So, he took his Sony EX1 camera to the rooftop of his Glendale Boulevard building to experiment with some time lapse imagery. The result was “The Long Night” video featuring the lights ... Read More »

Eastside Property Report: Bargain shopping in Silver Lake & Atwater

The median sales price for the 90039 Zip Code – which covers northern Silver Lake and Atwater Village -stood above $500,000 for many months in 2009. This year, however, buyers lower priced homes dominated sales in the area’s priciest area, lowering the median sales price for January to $358,000 – down 42.6% from a year ago, according to figures compiled ... Read More »

Work rises to the top of Van de Kamps Bakery *

The steeply pitched roof of the former Van de Kamps Bakery in Glassell Park will once again be covered in red tiles as the years-long renovation of the building enters its final months. A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Community College District, which is overseeing the construction project near Fletcher Drive and San Fernando Road, said about 70% of the ... Read More »

Afternoon shooting in Silver Lake

Shots were fired this afternoon in Silver Lake after two men got into an argument leaving a liquor store near Sunset Boulevard and Lucile Avenue, police said. Employees at several nearby businesses said they heard at least three shots around 3:30 PM and then two men running west on Sunset Boulevard. “There was evidence of a shooting” but no one ... Read More »

Let’s dance – and stop taggers

The City of Los Angeles gives out $1,000 rewards for information leading to the arrest of taggers, including a recent payment to the person who reported tagging on the 5200 block of Monte Vista Street in Highland Park. But perhaps the city can save some money by following the lead of Eagle Rock High School, where tagging and vandalism has ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Montecito Heights

Mayor to eliminate department overseeing neighborhood councils. RonKayeLA @ Daily News Congratulations to the Belmont High students on the fall semester Honor Roll. BSH Echo Park block party celebrates new neighborhood council office. Echo Elysian Forum The many rivers that ran through Eagle Rock in the rain. L.A. Creek Freak Montecito Heights – the crime drama. YouTube Getting around Boyle ... Read More »