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Daily Archives: April 25, 2011

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Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Church of Scientology buys KCET’s Los Feliz studio. Variety Small fire breaks out in Elysian Park. Eastside 911 Police apprehend man with a knife outside Silver Lake bank. Eastside 911 Found: Box of kittens found ... Read More »

Small fire breaks out in Elysian Park

Firefighters are putting out a small brush fire that broke out this afternoon in Elysian Park along the 110 Freeway near Stadium Way, according to a Los Angeles Fire Department  spokesman. One engine company is on the scene after the blaze was reported at 1:10 p.m. ... Read More »

Will Mt. Washington kids attend school at the top of the hill or join the children of the “hummus people”?

Rubén Martinez moved his family from Silver Lake to Mt. Washington, where his twin daughters would be able to attend the highly regarded Mt. Washington Elementary at the top of the hill. But Martinez, in a Sunday opinion piece in the L.A. Times, said he has ... Read More »

Police apprehend man with a knife outside Silver Lake bank

The man – described as a transient – was holding a knife outside the Citibank branch on Glendale Boulevard this morning when he was hit with a bean bag fired from an officer’s gun after he made “threatening moves,” said Sgt. Sanford Rosenberg with the Northeast ... Read More »

Looking for something Australian and manly? This new Silver Lake shop might be for you

Musician Toby Burke has taken over a Sunset Boulevard storefront – the former Mesh & Lace space – and plans to sell gifts, housewares and art, with many of the items made and designed in his native featuring Australia. Hemingway & Pickett – named after the ... Read More »

Found: Box of kittens in Echo Park

A nine-year-old girl named Novalee discovered a box of four kittens in an Echo Park alley on Sunday, said resident Danella Gerson. Those kittens are now up for adoption at Mi Alma at Echo Park Ave. and Avalon Street. Read More »

Found: Dog with red collar in Silver Lake

Jennifer is looking for the owner of a dog she found this morning: I wanted to post about a dog I found this morning running down the middle of the street on N. Benton Way near Scott Ave.  Definitely was lost and confused, but well taken ... Read More »

Trouble brewing as coffee house owner wants to serve beer & wine

Fix Coffee opened at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Baxter Street nearly three years ago much to the delight of Elysian Heights residents who long yearned for a neighborhood place to sip coffee while tapping away at their laptops. Now, Marc Galluci, the owner ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Glassell Park, Montecito Heights & Silver Lake

Corner Cesar Chavez & Mission, Boyle Heights | Photo by Cesar/Flickr Motorist killed in Glassell Park crash identified as a Whittier resident. SGV Tribune Canadian investors come to the rescue of Silver Lake’s Dov Charney. L.A. Times Modern Montecito Heights tree house draws attention and envy. ... Read More »