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Daily Archives: September 28, 2011

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 lbs. If anyone knows where he belongs, they can email me directly. Lost & ... 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 leaders to discuss the matter, according to Echo Park neighborhood council board member Lisa ... Read More »

Echo Park council backs coffee house plans to serve beer and wine

By Mary Allen A crowd of Echo Park and Elysian Heights residents attended a neighborhood council meeting Tuesday night  to voice their opinions on permitting Fix Coffee in Elysian Heights to serve beer and wine.  In a 9-3 vote, the Board of Governors ultimately backed Fix’s beer and wine permit after the discussing and rejecting additional conditions, which ranged from ... 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 in 2003.  Now, the brown widows seem to have discovered Montecito Heights, where five ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Elysian Heights, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Front Steps, Silver Lake | Photo by Devin Pedde/Flickr Police and suspects trade gunfire in Boyle Heights. L.A. Now County supervisors reject creation of second Latino-majority district. KPCC Leaderless gang members blamed for Highland Park shooting. Patch Flippers focus on Silver Lake hipster condos. Curbed Will the tagging ever stop at the Yosemite  Recreation Center? Patch Happening Today:  Dia de ... Read More »