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Daily Archives: December 20, 2010

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog & beyond. Updated during the day. “Distraction burglary” costs Echo Park household $10,000. Eastside 911 Burglars hit two Silver Lake homes two blocks apart on the same day. Eastside 911 Tree down at Avenue 60 & Monte ... Read More »

“Distraction burglary” costs Echo Park household $10,000

An elderly man living living in the 2200 block of Marathon Street on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake was returning home last Thursday afternoon, Dec. 16, when he was met at the front door by a man who said he was there to ... Read More »

Who got stuck walking the dog today?

Silver Lake blogger Diane Edwardson reports that the dogs and their owners will find that the  Corralitas Red Car property trail  is muddy but “navigable.” Read More »

Burglar alert issued for south Silver Lake *

A pair of daytime burglaries in which the victims lost everything from  laptop computers to G.I. Joe dolls prompted police to issue a crime alert for southern Silver Lake.  Senior Lead Officer Mario Mota with the Rampart Division said both crimes occurred about two blocks apart ... Read More »

Elysian Park snowman takes a tumble

The endless rains have not been kind to Elysian Park’s holiday decorations.  The tumbleweed snowmen and snowwomen were finished only last Friday after volunteers from Echo Park and Solano Canyon offered to help Recreation & Park Department workers assemble the decorations. With park staff busy dealing ... Read More »

An affordable Echo Park pre-school option

Imelda Mazas discovered an affordable pre-school in Echo Park, and she wants to share that information with other parents who, like her, can’t afford pricey private schooling but don’t quality for free classes.  Her advice: check out the new Sunshine Academy at the city operated Echo ... Read More »

Cypress Park man molds a business and art out of metal

After managing foundries for 15 years, Gorden Bowen decided to strike out on his own, opening Arts Refoundry out of his Cypress Park home.  However, while his garage works out fine for building molds and other prep work,  it’s not exactly the place where you want ... Read More »

“From Holsters to Hipsters”: A former Echo Park cop bar celebrates a decade of change

Crews working on the “Rampart Scandal”  movie had been shooting scenes across Echo Park last week, from a hillside in Elysian Park to Barragan’s restaurant on Sunset Boulevard. But the cast, featuring Woody Harrelson, and crew skipped over one neighborhood locale made infamous by the late ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Boyle Heights | Photo by Jondoeforty1/flickr More empty space on Figueroa: The Pep Boys  close up shop in Highland Park. 90042 Firefighters extinguish Boyle Heights house fire on Dundas Street. LAFD Former Belmont High and Harvard grad facing deportation. L.A. Times Did you miss it? Glassell ... Read More »