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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lost: Lola, an Echo Park Chihuahua

Submitted by Lisa N. Lost: Pure white Chihuahua named Lola.  Pink Collar. Has tags and Avid chip information attached. Approximately 9 pounds. Female, fixed. Got out while entertaining guests on Thanksgiving evening near Echo Park and Donaldson avenues. Could be scared or inside your yard hiding. ... Read More »

Two brothers dead in Silver Lake murder-suicide

The bodies of two brothers were found in a Silver Lake home Tuesday afternoon in what police say was a murder suicide, according to Daily News wire services. Officers were called by firefighters at about 3 p.m. to a residence in the 800 block of N. ... Read More »

Atwater man holds police at bay in standoff over pit bull

An Atwater Village man who feared his pit bull was going to be taken away is in custody tonight after he threatened a utility worker with an assault rifle, prompting the evacuation of neighbors during an approximately three-hour-long stand off with police. The incident began at ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Elysian Park Snowmen Update: Volunteers are needed on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. to help assemble and decorate the tumbleweed snowmen at the park maintenance yard at Academy Road and Solano Canyon Drive. Volunteers ... Read More »

SWAT team on scene in Atwater Village *

An LAPD SWAT team was called out this afternoon to an Atwater Village home after a DWP employee who was going to cut off power to the residence was confronted by a man with what looked like a rifle, according to an officer with the Northeast ... Read More »

The last hours of Occupy L.A. as seen and heard from afar

[portfolio_slideshow id=26845 portfolio_slideshow click=lightbox portfolio_slideshow width=535 showcaps=true] The drone of media and police helicopters covering the last hours of Occupy L.A.  last night and early this morning was heard loud and clear across many portions of Echo Park.  The sound prompted Echo Park photographer Brett Van ... Read More »

Angeleno Heights renovation reveals a unique archway

The living and dining rooms of many vintage Eastside homes and apartments are often separated by a built-in book cases or a simple archway.  But the divider  in this Angeleno Heights apartment is relatively unique because the curved archway swoops down to the floor and then ... Read More »

Watch your step on this Silver Lake street

It only takes a brief walk or drive to discover that the city’s roads and sidewalks are in bad shape.  On example can be found in the 2400 block of Lake View Avenue in Silver Lake, where a section of concrete has sunk more than three ... Read More »

Found: Tan chihuahua in Angeleno Heights

Submitted by Sarah P. This small, brown/tan female Chihuahua appeared on our patio Tuesday morning around 9:30A (November 29th). No collar. Looks like she has a bit of a skin condition on her back. Please contact me if you know who she belongs to or if ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: HD Buttercup Outlet Now Open

Chances are you’re expecting family this holiday season or hosting some Kris Kringle-ugly sweater-eggnog affair for your closest friends. If you haven’t already started to obsess about where your family is going to sleep or your friends are going to sit, you probably will in 5 ... Read More »

Tree takes a toll on Echo Park furniture store

More trees coming down in Echo Park. The employees of Casablanca Furniture in Echo Park arrived this morning to find that a large eucalyptus tree had fallen on a corner of their  furniture store at Sunset Boulevard and Quintero Street, causing minor damage to a delivery ... Read More »

The other Occupy L.A.

While the Occupy L.A. protestors face eviction today from their City Hall encampment, their counterparts  at East Los Angeles College have shown no signs of uprooting Occupy ELAC and are planning a protest today, reports Eastsider contributor C.J. Salgado: Students have been holding out, day and ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Echo Park

Shadows Across Sycamore Grove Park, Highland Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein Six skateboards, two guns and one parking enforcement boot among the items found at the bottom of Echo Park Lake. Echo Park Now Planned Parenthood Center opens at Roosevelt High after Boyle Heights school ... Read More »

A drive down a steep Silver Lake street turns dangerous

Craig Collins was walking downhill on Earl Street on Saturday afternoon when a dark blue sedan came barreling down the steep Silver Lake street.  Collins jumped out of the way and watched as car cut across busy Glendale Boulevard before crashing into a pole in the ... Read More »

Lost: $1,000 reward for a dog named Beulah

Submitted by Kathleen D. Monday, Nov. 21st, 6:30pm- Beulah ran across Los Feliz Blvd down Vermont Blvd- she was clipped by a car, but rolled and kept running- and wasn’t limping. Our last numerous confirmed sightings were Beulah was seen running down Vermont Blvd on the ... Read More »