Daily Archives: August 19, 2011

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

On Sunday, one of Highland Park’s most notable landmarks from the Arts and Crafts era – The Abbey San Encino – will open its doors to the public for tours and a fundraiser for preservation advocacy organized by the Highland Park Heritage Trust.  The compound located near Figueroa Street and York Boulevard was built from stones hauled from the Arroyo ... Read More »

Silver Lake prepares to stop*

A new pedestrian crossing signal and mid-block crosswalk is being installed on Silver Lake Boulevard near the new Silver Lake Meadow.  The signal and pedestrian crossing, located between Earl Street and Armstrong Avenue, is expected to be operating by the end of the month, said Christopher Rider, a spokesman for the city’s Department of Transportation. Rusty Millar with the Silver ... Read More »

White is out and beige is in at Angelus Temple

The color scheme of  the nearly 90-year-old Angelus Temple has been for the most part a relatively simple affair over the decades: a dome of silver or light gray rising above curving walls and columns of white. This week, however, a crew of painters began slathering the Echo Park church founded by evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson in a new color ... Read More »

Police release drawing of Silver Lake road rage shooting suspect

The LAPD today released a composite drawing of the man suspected of fatally shooting a Silver Lake area restaurant worker, and city officials prepared to offer a $50,000 reward in connection with what police believe is a deadly case of road rage.  The mother of shooting victim (pictured above) appeared with detectives and City Councilman Tom LaBonge at the Northeast ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Glassell Park, Lincoln Heights, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Highland Park pizza parlor Photo by Anika Malone/Flickr Mother of Silver Lake shooting victim speaks out. CBS2 State audit faults community college district over Glassell Park campus. Patch Foreclosure threatens the Lincoln Heights home and farm of the Eastside Tomato King. Squid Ink The craft beer crusader who opened Echo Park’s Mohawk Bend. L.A. Times City’s housing department seeking to ... Read More »