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Daily Archives: July 1, 2011

A sad end to the aptly named June bug

C.J. Salgado of East Los Angeles snapped the above bug shot after venturing outside this morning: With a bit of life’s irony on the first day of July, I found this June bug hanging by a thread, suspended just above my driveway, caught in a spider’s ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

As we have noted before, Eastside residents don’t have to travel to a Fourth of July fireworks show when there is usually enough to see and hear from their own backyard as the above video shot in Highland Park demonstrates (it also serves as a reminder ... Read More »

Silver Lake resident sworn in as new school board member

Bennett Kayser was sworn in this morning as a member of the Los Angeles school board, replacing Yolie Flores as the District 5 representative. Kayser, a retired middle school teacher, defeated Luis Sanchez of El Sereno in a school board race dominated by large amounts of ... Read More »

Pop, pop, pop: Were those fire crackers or gunshots?

Many Eastsiders will be asking that question this weekend as the upcoming Fourth of July holiday promises to deliver the annual barrage of fireworks with the occasional burst of  gunfire or at least what sounds like gunfire. Police instruct residents to call 911 when they hear ... Read More »