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Daily Archives: September 27, 2011

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 the rescue and adoption program operated by the California Turtle and Tortoise Club. 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 meow. He is also missing the tip of his right ear. He’s not particularly ... Read More »

Eagle Rock Music Festival prepares to upstage Sunset Junction

The abrupt cancellation of this year’s Sunset Junction festival in Silver Lake left a big hole in the Eastside music scene.  The future of the Sunset Junction is not clear but there are other music events – such as the Silver Lake Jubilee and the upcoming Culture Collide Festival in Echo Park – that are chasing after some of the ... Read More »

Echo Park traffic accident leaves three girls with serious injuries

The three girls  – two of whom are sisters – were struck by a car at about 8 a.m.  in the 1400 block of Temple Street near Laveta Terrace, according to KTLA. The motorist said she was blinded by the sun when her vehicle struck the pedestrians who were in the crosswalk. All three girls – ages 5, 10 and ... Read More »

Save the Date: Lessons in guerilla gardening and place making

By Becky Koppenhaver Offended by ecological ruin? Feel trapped by the urban grid? Ready to creatively engage with community and the landscape? Then come out to Lincoln Heights on Thursday, Sept. 29  to explore ways to repair and transform your community by making public spaces into community- oriented environments. Permaculturists (folks who interested in sustainable agriculture and gardening)  and local ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & El Sereno

Apartment & Palms, Glassell Park | Photo by Deborah K./Flickr School district to rehire some library aides and support staff if union members take unpaid furlough days. Daily News Odor eater applied to Echo Park Lake stench. Patch Animal Services worker armed with paint-ball gun goes in search of Echo Park Lake coyote. L.A. Times Memorial service to be held ... Read More »