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Daily Archives: August 12, 2011

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Fictional revolutionaries star in a Highland Park art show. Save the Date Amateur photo class in Elysian Park; Once-a-month store pops up in Los Feliz apartment. Eastsider Mercado New mom & postpartum support therapy group forming in Silver Lake. Bulletin Board Amy Gerber of Echo Park shares her Friday ... Read More »

Bulletin Board

ANNOUNCEMENTS x Silver Lake Stop Light Dedication: Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti and City Councilmember Tom LaBonge will join members of the Silver Lake community to activate a new stop light on Silver Lake Boulevard that will make it easier and safer for residents to access the Meadow and the walking/jogging path at the reservoir. Councilman  Garcetti and ... Read More »

Fictional revolutionaries star in Highland Park art show

After writing a story about a fictional revolutionary movement called GANAS, Ernesto Yereno decided to turn his tale into a gallery show  of  stencil and collage on canvas, and rubyliths. “GANAS 2020” opens Saturday, Aug. 13 at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park.   The fictional GANAS is dedicated  to  “fighting for reform, empowerment and dignity,” according to information from Avenue ... Read More »

One person shot in Eagle Rock

Police said one victim was shot this afternoon in Eagle Rock near Colorado Boulevard and Figueroa Street.  Lt. Rick Stabile with the Northeast Division did not have details of the victim’s injuries as officers investigate the shooting. Police have sealed off the area as they search for a suspect described as a male Latino wearing a gray shirt and blue ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Unlike the sprawling and crowded Downtown Art Walk, this weekend’s  Second Saturday Gallery Night  remains a lively but more manageable way to sample the Northeast L.A. art scene.  Boyle Heights artists are also getting to the act, hosting the first CaminArte  art and music gathering tonight in conjunction with the Boyle Heights Farmers’ Market. Other art and culture events this ... Read More »

The dirty details of Echo Park Lake’s last clean up

By Rory Mitchell The pictures that accompany this series are from the last time Echo Park Lake was drained in 1984. In some of the pictures, tiny figures dot the background.  Old men sit on benches, youngsters watch bulldozers work, treasure hunters dig in the muck of the lake bed.   There were no fences, and the public still had the ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Restored Angeleno Heights Craftsman-style home open this Sunday

Tracy Do invites you to her newest listing in Angeleno Heights.  An open house will be held this Sunday from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. The beautiful and richly detailed Craftsman-style home at 1030 Edgeware Road in historic Angeleno Heights  is listed at $599,000.  Sited up above the street, the three-bedroom,  two-bathroom  home features restored original details, including claw foot bathtubs, built-ins ... Read More »

Police make second arrest in fatal Echo Park shooting

The LAPD has arrested the second of three suspects who are believed to be involved in the May 7 killing of Michael David, a 30-year-old Echo Park resident who was shot on Sunset Boulevard while being chased by his assailants.  Hakop Sardaryan, 21, of Los Angeles, was booked for murder on August 3 at the Metropolitan Detention Center downtown, said Lt. ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Eagle Rock

Storm drain cat, Elysian Valley | Photo by Tracy Stone/Flickr Where did the bus bench go? L.A. Times What redistricting means for the shape of Eastside  state senate, assembly and congressional districts. EGP News Councilman Huizar proposes honoring a banda band with a controversial past. KPCC Atwater Village Neighborhood Council to spend $500 on an East Hollywood event. AV News ... Read More »

Welcome to The Eastsider Forums

The Eastsider Forums are limited to these categories: • Can You Recommend … ? Find a plumber, yoga instructor or panaderia. • Lost & Found: Missing pet & property. • Fixer Upper: Seek advice on old home repair & renovation. • Open Discussion: A place to talk about neighborhood stories, issues, problems & ideas. • Eastside Mercado: Business & merchant ... Read More »

Eastside Mercado

SALES & MERCHANT ANNOUNCEMENTS x Vintage Rummage Sale: Central City Action Committee along with AHCO (Angeleno Heights Community Organization) is having a Vintage Rummage Sale on Aug 18, 19 and 20 from 9 am till 6 pm at 534 E. Edgeware Road, Angeleno Heights. .  Lots of antique items  Half of the  proceeds will go to AHCO for their projects ... Read More »