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Daily Archives: September 7, 2011

Dear Eastsider: In search of tortilleria alternatives

The upcoming closure of Santa Fe Tortilleria in Echo Park finds  Stephanie C. of Silver Lake  wondering where to shop for fresh tortillas: No more amazing, cheap, homemade tortillas or homemade habanero salsa … Do you or any other readers know any other great tortillerias in ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Eastside Property: A City Terrace Spanish Colonial in need of a new owner and some TLC. Home & History El Sereno robbery suspects apprehended. Eastside 911 Read More »

El Sereno robbery suspects apprehended

Police have detained two robbery suspects in El Sereno this afternoon near Warwick Avenue and Edna Street.  Residents report multiple police cars have descended on the area as an LAPD helicopter hovers overhead. Said one resident via email: Something huge is happening right now on Warwick ... Read More »

No relief from the heat on top of Mount Washington*

How hot is it today? At noon, the Mount Washington weather station reported a temperature of 102 degrees. That was one degree higher than Tuesday’s peak. Click here for hourly, online temperature and weather stats from Mount Washington. * Update: Temperature went up another notch to ... Read More »

Update on Elysian Heights police search

Police arrested one Echo Park gang member after a SWAT team equipped with a battering ram used flash-bang grenades on Tuesday night while serving search warrants at several Elysian Heights homes.  Police and residents said the search for narcotics included the residence of  former Echo Park ... Read More »

Glassell Park McDonald’s gets a Starbucks-style makeover

Imagine if Ronald McDonald developed a taste for lattes and started reading Dwell magazine for home improvement ideas.  The result might mirror the newly remodeled and expanded Glassell Park McDonald’s at the corner of San Fernando Road and Fletcher Drive.  A muted color scheme – browns, ... Read More »