Daily Archives: August 22, 2011

City denies Sunset Junction festival permit*

The city’s Board of Public Works this afternoon voted against issuing the necessary permit to allow the staging of this weekend’s Sunset Junction Street Fair in Silver Lake. After a more than three-hour long hearing, the board voted 3 to 1 to deny the permit after the organizers  failed to pay the $140,000 to cover the estimated costs of providing ... Read More »

A Silver Lake home with Mission Viejo style

What to do if you are attracted the hip urban vibe of Silver Lake but can’t do without the convenience and safety of a suburban subdivision?  Nearly 100 Silver Lake homeowners have found the answer behind the gates and guardhouse of Hathaway Hill Estates,  Silver Lake’s gated community. Carved out of  the former hilltop Garbutt-Hathaway estate during the 1980s, the ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A. & Northeast L.A.

View from the Lincoln Heights jail | Photo by Marcin Olyszczyk/Flickr Man in critical condition after being shot by sheriff’s deputies in East L.A.  L.A. Now Boyle Heights group submits grant proposal to improve education, housing and health. KPCC Residents begin rethinking Figueroa Street. Arroyo Seco Journal & Patch Happening Today: Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council meeting; King Washington performances, Historic ... Read More »