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Daily Archives: August 17, 2010

Where to get hitched with bike-riding guests?

Kristen from Silver Lake is getting married next spring and is looking for a wedding reception location that is fun, inspiring and close by for her bike riding friends. My honey and I live in Silverlake & just got engaged! We are looking to have our ... Read More »

Open Discussion: Bring back the mailboxes to the East L.A. post office

East L.A. resident C.J Salgado says the curb-side mail boxes at the East Los Angeles branch post office on Atlantic Boulevard were removed after recent thefts. He said another solution is needed: Be honest—did you notice? The curbside mailboxes in front of the East Los Angeles ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Updated during the day. Can you recommend a place to get hitched with bike-riding guests? Eastsider Forums Bring back the mail boxes to the East L.A. post office. Eastsider Forums Silver Lake meeting to target ... Read More »

Silver Lake meeting to target crime

The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council will hold a Town Hall on Thursday to address concerns about crime in the southern portion of the neighborhood, including the recent robbery and stabbing of a sidewalk fruit vendor.  “In light of the significant rise in home burglaries in the ... Read More »

Elysian Heights residents celebrate new parkland 20 years in the making *

Residents will gather this afternoon on the northern edge of Elysian Heights for the ground breaking of 18 acres of new parkland.  It’s been a long battle for residents who about 20 years ago blocked a developer’s plans to transform a hillside tract off Riverside Drive ... Read More »

The risks and rewards of unpermitted real estate

The $299,000 Scott Avenue bungalow built in 1923 on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake seems like a good deal, with two bedrooms, off-street parking and free-standing garage. There is, however, one issue:  unpermitted construction. “There are extra rooms or offices in garage which ... Read More »

Preservationists seek protection for East L.A. cultural landmark

The Los Angeles Conservancy is seeking to have the home of Self Help Graphics & Art – a center for Latino arts and culture – declared a historic landmark after  its longtime home in East Los Angeles was put up for sale.  Self Help moved into ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A., & Highland Park

Traffic-free Ascot Hills | El Sereno | Photo from City Project/Flickr Boyle Heights to  honor national comedy contest winner Felipe Esparaza. Council District 14 Four groups interested in running new East L.A. high school. Wave Newspapers A Highland Park house turned into a mural. 90042 L.A. ... Read More »