Daily Archives: July 19, 2010

What to do when hummingbirds get in trouble

The Eastsider seems to have been on the bird beat recently, with coverage of Echo Park water fowl and backyard hawks. Today's bird news comes from Silver Lake, where Sandy Driscoll recounts how - with the help of a hummingbird rescue group (who knew?), a fruit picker and shoebox - she spent Saturday night tending to a hummingbird trapped inside her home. Read More »

L.A. Flea Market at Dodger Stadium opens to mixed reviews

Photo by Larry Gross/Facebook Hordes of flea market fans ignored the heat and descended on the Dodger Stadium parking lot Sunday morning to check out the debut of  the L.A. Flea Market.   Some vendors – including Salvation Army – got rave reviews and the food trucks were a big hit, perhaps stealing the show from the traditional flea market vendors, ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Glassell Park & Montecito Heights

Lincoln Heights Business District marker | Lincoln Heights | Photo by lavocado/Flickr City branch libraries will be closed on Mondays beginning today. LAPL Film created by Echo Park residents opens downtown. Echo Park Now Does your AT&T phone work in Glassell Park? NELA List Former L.A. mayor warns that rising pensions costs could leave city without cash.  L.A. Now Mayor ... Read More »

Looking for a family-friendly neighborhood near new school

— Christine from Studio City asks: I will have two children in the Los Feliz Charter school on Media Center Drive in Glassell Park off San Fernando. I need help finding a neighborhood that is family friendly, sidewalks, and safe that is close to the school but is also close to the Brand & 134 area (for work). I have ... Read More »