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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 Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Hermon & Silver Lake

Stormy skies over Sunset & Alvarado, Echo Park | Photo by Ty Swonger L.A Times endorses challenger Tomas O’Grady over incumbent  Tom LaBonge as 4th District Councilman. L.A. Times Silver Lake indy band plays Disney Hall. Pop & Hiss Does the giant “H” stand for Hermon? ... Read More »

The contrasting colors of an L.A. winter

Last night’s storm left Mount Wilson covered with snow and nourished the green and grassy slopes of Debs Park (foreground) in Montecito Heights. Photo by Martha Benedict Read More »

Elysian Heights hawk as hood ornament

Hawks are apparently not afraid of SUVs. This hawk spent at least five minutes  this morning perched on the hood of a vehicle on Vista Gordo in Elysian Heights. Photo by Elysian Heights resident. Read More »

A look into landslides reveals Sunset Boulevard’s rocky past

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer By Rory Mitchell The sandstone cliffs that have lined Sunset Boulevard through Echo Park and Silver Lake for the past century are collapsing.  The Eastsider reported a year ago when a 20-foot chunk of the cliff on the north side ... 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 »

Burglars clean out Silver Lake house as resident takes a shower

A Silver Lake woman emerged from her shower this morning to discover that burglars had broken into her  house near Benton Way and Berkeley Avenue , stealing thousands of dollars in jewelry and musical equipment. The woman was unaware of the crime until she finished bathing, ... 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 »