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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lights out in Elysian Heights*

Many Elysian Heights residents living northeast of Echo Park Avenue and Baxter Streets were without power tonight.  Residents reported losing electrical service at about 7:45 p.m.  Streets lights were out along sections of Cerro Gordo Street, Park Drive, Princeton and Valentine Streets near Elysian Heights Elementary ... Read More »

Apparently people do judge a book by its cover

Former Echo Park resident Brando Skyhorse made his national literary debut last year with the publication of his first novel, “The Madonnas of Echo Park.”  The book, which features Mexican-American and immigrant residents of Echo Park, picked up some favorable reviews and was selected by Oprah’s ... Read More »

A new era begins for Highland Park mural

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer By Nicole Possert The 33-year-old “History of Highland Park” mural is all about the layers. Layers of graffiti above layers of original paint, layers of history, layers of architecture, art and culture.  Today, a project began to remove the layers ... Read More »

Where is Verdugo Village? Just look for the new signs

New street signs were scheduled to be dedicated today at Verdugo Road and York Boulevard to raise awareness of Verdugo Village, a section  of Glassell Park located between the 2 Freeway and the City of Glendale. The heart of Verdugo Village is a strip of one ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Sunday Open House Guide

So many Sunday open houses, so little time. Real estate agent Matt Morgus offers up a trio of must-see properties that will be open this Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Happy house hunting. Eagle Rock Modern: This is by far one of the coolest ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The Atwater Village Theater will tonight (Jan. 28) host the premiere of “Mlle. God,”  an “outrageous and muscular dark comedy” by Oscar-nominated writer Nicholas Kazan. On Saturday, French composer and musician Yann Tiersen performs at Cal State L.A. and author Steven Blush will appear at The ... Read More »

Street sweeper returns to Riverside Terrace

After missing in action for more than a month, a city street sweeper roared down Riverside Terrace this morning, much to the pleasure of Silvia Cerna, the Silver Lake woman who had been seeking the sweeper’s return for several weeks.  The Eastsider published a story on ... Read More »

Hundreds turn out for Echo Park school vote

A large crowd of adults and children turned out Thursday night to hear the presentations of two groups seeking to operate a new Echo Park elementary school.  Presentations by charter school operator El Camino Nuevo and a group headed by L.A. Unified administrators (which won the ... Read More »

Man left in critical condition after Echo Park brawl

One man was in stable but critical condition this morning after being stabbed several times during a Thursday night brawl in Echo Park near Sunset Boulevard and Portia Street. Another man was also injured in the fight that involved a total of four men who had ... Read More »