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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Where did the mail box go? Silver Lake blogger discovers he now has to travel to Echo Park to drop off his mail. Blogging L.A. Echo Park Library to offer free PSAT practice test. Bulletin ... Read More »

Police and burglary suspect return to Angeleno Heights*

For the second time this week, police have closed off streets in Angeleno Heights and an LAPD helicopter is hovering overhead as officers search this morning for a burglary suspect who eluded them two days ago. This morning’s search began after 10 a.m. when detectives spotted ... Read More »

Transformation underway at Boyle Heights landmark

The red brick walls of the Boyle Hotel – known to many in Boyle Heights as the Mariachi Hotel – have been shrouded under scaffolding and a black veil for several months now.  Under that black screen, designed to keep down dust, construction workers are transforming ... Read More »

Echo Park Lake: High & dry

After publishing close-up photos of Echo Park Lake nearly emptied of water earlier this week, today it’s time to pull back several hundred feet with this aerial shot taken by Steven Nereo on Wednesday. Nereo took the shot during a helicopter ride across the city.  Those ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Echo Park kittens need a home

    Submitted by Amanda A mother and her 3 kittens moved into our yard in Echo Park a month ago and while they are VERY cute, we need to find them homes. One of the kittens disappeared a couple days ago, so there are 2 ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Save the Date: Guitar virtuoso to tap away tunes at the Fretted Frog. Eastsider On The Go Echo Park kittens need a home. Bulletin Board Possum Rescue?John M. from Glassell Park is trying to find ... Read More »

Save the Date: Guitar virtuoso to tap away at The Fretted Frog

By Becky Koppenhaver Renowned Austrian guitarist Thomas Leeb is anything but ordinary. His technique has been likened to a wild trip on an acoustic roller coaster.  Leeb himself often refers to his unconventional style of acoustic percussion guitar tapping as “the bastard child of acoustic guitar.” ... Read More »

Garage bands welcome at this Eagle Rock stage

The revving of engines and the buzzing of  power tools are the most common sounds at Rantz Auto Center in Eagle Rock. But, come Saturday night, the sounds of auto repair will give way to a Latin beat and other tunes as the Colorado Boulevard repair ... Read More »

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Police searching for suspected burglar in Angeleno Heights*

A police helicopter has circled over Angeleno Heights and Echo Park tonight for nearly two hours as officers search for a burglary suspect. The search began at about midnight after officers spotted a man who had eluded them the night before following a previous incident, said officer ... Read More »

Found: Gray and white Silver Lake pitbull

Submitted by Clay Steward I found [him] in my yard yesterday. He was without identification. He has a microchip but it was never registered. He was found on Silver Ridge Avenue in Silver Lake. He is a gray and white male pit bull, neutered, approximately 80 ... Read More »

Proposal to cut down Elysian Heights trees delayed

The city’s  Board of Public Works  postponed a hearing scheduled for today on the removal of more than 40 native trees on the site of an Elysian Heights housing development.  The head of the commission,  Andrea Alarcon,  will be setting up a meeting involving several community ... Read More »

The Brown Widow leaves its mark on Montecito Heights

The brown widow spider,  Latrodectus geometricus, is not as well known as its cousin, the black widow.  But the tan and black spider – which sometimes sports a streak or spot of orange – has  rapidly spread across Southern California after first being spotted in Torrance ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Storefront Report: Silver Lake apparel store opens in an out-of-sight location. Eastsider on the Go Lost: A Glassell Park cat named Bear. Eastsider Forums 90 turtles from Echo Park Lake have been turned over to ... Read More »

Lost: Glassell Park cat named Bear

Submitted by Michelle: Bear the cat has been missing since 9/22. He’s a smoky brown color with white undercoat, has green eyes and is wearing an orange collar with black name tag. He is also microchipped. Bear is approximately 13 pounds and has a very distinctive ... Read More »