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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Seclusion has its price in Elysian Heights

There are two ways to get to a newly listed, four-bedroom house in the Fellowship Park section of Elysian Heights: One is down a footpath that changes from brick to gravel to dirt as it descends down a steep hill; the other is a short drive ... Read More »

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park, Hermon & Highland Park

Gold Line Soto Street station, Boyle Heights | Photo by L.A. Wad/Flickr Off-deputy sheriff stabbed in East L.A. L.A. Now New Hermon supermarket holds grand opening today. ASNC Alert School board candidates short on details during Highland Park forum. Patch Dodger single-game tickets go on sale ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Burglars clean out Silver Lake house as resident showers. Eastside 911 Angeleno Heights couple learns that car thieves target all makes and models. Eastside 911 Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The members of the Paco Peña flamenco dance company stomp, strut and twirl  their way across the stage as they put a modern spin on the age-old Spanish dance form during a  Saturday night performance at the Luckman Center at Cal State L.A.  Tonight, in Echo ... Read More »

Car thieves strike all makes and models

Cars and trucks don’t have to be new or expensive to attract the attention of thieves. That’s what an Angeleno Heights man named Thomas and girlfriend learned Thursday morning.  Thomas, who wants to warn neighbors of the theft, provides  details of the crime: “My girlfriend’s relatively ... Read More »

Vegan-only cuisine stages a comeback in Echo Park

KindKreme, a vegan ice cream and dessert shop, opened its Echo Park outlet today in the former space once occupied by the raw vegan restaurant Mooi, which closed late last year after only a few months. Today’s cold and rain was not ideal for frosty desserts. ... Read More »

Eastside Mix: Finish February on a musical note

Sebadoh performs tonight at the Echoplex, Echo Park By Alfred Montez Although February is the shortest month of the year there’s no reason why we shouldn’t celebrate getting through it by going out this weekend and cutting loose to some good live music. So here are ... Read More »

Echo Park Book Club leaves a mark on its members

It seems that nearly every person in Echo Park sports at least one tattoo, tributes to  lovers, bands, gangs or the legacy of one too many drinks.  But how do you explain what motivated an Echo Park man to have the words “Echo Park Book Club” ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & El Sereno

Lincoln Park Motel, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Corey Miller/Flickr Police respond to reports of shooting near Echo Park Lake. The Eastsider Eagle Rock man accused of murder takes the witness stand. Patch & Daily News Group endorsed by teachers union wins Echo Park school advisory ... Read More »

Shots fired reported near Echo Park Lake*

LAPD units were checking reports of shots fired near Echo Park Lake tonight.  Officers on the ground and a helicopter overhead were on the scene to determine if a shooting had taken place. “It’s still not clear what the outcome is,” said an officer at the ... Read More »

The Arroyo Seco Parkway as museum piece

The Arroyo Seco Parkway, commonly known as the Pasadena Freeway, today was honored with the opening of a museum-style exhibit, “Arroyo Seco Parkway:  Dawn of the Freeway Age.” It’s the first-time state highway builder Caltrans has showcased a freeway in an exhibit, said spokeswoman Judy Gish.  ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Echo Park group keeps up campaign to influence fate of new school. School Yard Man shot on MTA bus in Glassell Park.  L.A. Now Read More »

A monument in the making for Sunset Junction

Traffic swirls around a barren and cracked swath of asphalt at the corner where  Sunset and Santa Monica boulevards meet at Sanborn Avenue in Silver Lake.  Here, next to the Jiffy Lube and across from the Circus of Books in Sunset Junction, city officials have proposed ... Read More »

A man and his ukulele reunited

The Eastsider last November blogged about the Echo Park musician known as AM whose favorite ukulele was stolen while he was loading equipment into his car parked outside of his home. The Ohana CK-10 was not a particularly expensive instrument but it had accompanied AM on ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Glassell Park

Olive Motel, Silver Lake | Photo by Googiesque/Flickr Is Barbara Walters next? CBS Evening News visits Maria the goose at Echo Park Lake. Chicken Corner Suspected kidnapper arrested in Glassell Park following police chase. Daily News Former firefighter blames a “tweaker” for Eagle Rock killing. Daily ... Read More »