Daily Archives: August 9, 2011

One injured in Boyle Heights Gold Line accident*

One person suffered minor injuries after a Gold Line train collided with a vehicle late this afternoon in Boyle Heights, reports the Los Angeles Fire Department.  The accident took place at about 5 p.m. at First Street and Mission Road. Rail line service had been shut down between the Little Tokyo and the Pico Aliso stations, according to the Metro. ... Read More »

Silver Lake photo program focuses on helping kids with cancer

The Pablove Shutterbugs program, which works with young cancer patients,  is looking for photography instructors, mentors and other volunteers to help during their upcoming program in Silver Lake. Program director Erin Smith has some details: Pablove Shutterbugs seeks to teach children living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. The eight-week curriculum based program gives ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: House Hunt: A 1920s Highland Park house with a 1960s trailer. Home & History Found: Small white dog in Echo Park. Eastsider Forums Read More »

Found: Small white dog in Echo Park

Greg Katz is looking for the owners  of a white dog: A friend found the small white dog in the photo attached at echo park and sunset last night. (well, not exactly found, but she was offered the dog by some young gents who said they had “found” it and didn’t seem well suited to caring for it.) no collar, ... Read More »

Eastside Crime Watch: Weekend Report

A shooting in Silver Lake,  multiple assaults in El Sereno and Boyle Heights and a pair of robberies in Lincoln Heights were among the more serious of the crimes reported this weekend. Here’s a  rundown of incidents compiled by CrimeMapping for Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7: Atwater Village Vehicle stolen from the 4100 block of  VERDANT ST. Friday ... Read More »

Whole wheat pancakes you will flip over

By Valentina Silva I’m what you might call “whole grain obsessed.” It’s not that I don’t eat white bread — put a baguette in front of me or some sourdough, and I’ll eat more than my fair share – but for the most part, I like my grains unrefined.  And while I started my whole grain habit for the health benefits, ... Read More »

House Hunt: A 1920s Highland Park home comes with a 1960s trailer

An inviting porch and historic charm and details are the big draws for this newly listed Highland Park home at 4805 Lincoln Avenue. But what is that silver box that shares the lot with the  1923 home? It turns out to be a 1960s trailer that had been modified over the years. It’s not a streamlined  Airstream but the boxy ... Read More »

The missing cats of Echo Park

When Deanna Duran moved to Echo Park seven years ago, a kitten named Flash was part of her new home.  Recently, however, Flash went missing and Deana and her boyfriend launched a search, posting flyers on telephone poles and notices on the web.   That search ended last week with the gruesome discovery that a neighborhood had found Flash’s leg ... Read More »

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

Pink stucco & lace, Eagle Rock | Photo by Barbara Ferrara/Flickr Mapping Eagle Rock pedestrian deaths. Patch The men running to replace 45th District Assemblyman Gill Cedillo. Mayor Sam Why is the Atwater Village Neighborhood Council proposing to spend $3,000 for an East Hollywood event? AV News Echo Park’s the place for multicultural mystical healing . Multi-American Glassell Park watching ... Read More »