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Monthly Archives: December 2011

The scenes, sightings and stories of 2011

JANUARY What does your old van say about your? | Photo by Orrin Anderson City to silence “bird repeller” after Echo Park neighbors start squawking Are Silver Lake burglars watching their weight? How much would you pay Silver Lake’s Five Dollar Guy to go away? Echo ... Read More »

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Sales & Specials Meowdy: Get 10% off all vintage and new items when you mention the Eastsider. Feeding Birds Boutique: Entertain for New Years in style with 10% off vintage barware (pictured). Gobi Mongolian BBQ House: Open New Years Eve 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. & New ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Montecito Heights

Doggie In the Window. Historic Filipinotown | Photo by Sandy Driscoll Eagle Rock woman awaiting kidney transplant volunteers on Rose Parade organ donation float. Patch Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Echo Park. Echo Park Now Memorial service planned for Montecito Heights activist Marilyn Sanchez. ... Read More »

Police searching for parolee in Echo Park*

Police units in Echo Park  are searching for a parolee at-large near Fairbanks Place and Scott Avenue, according to early reports.  Officers are in the process of closing off nearby streets as a helicopter hovers overhead.  The search began at about 11:30 p.m. following a police ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog & beyond: The victim of today’s Glassell Park gang shooting has been identified as 19-year-old Edgar deJesus. L.A. Now Eastbound traffic on Sunset Blvd. @ Marion St. was being diverted following a traffic accident that took place ... Read More »

Councilman orders study of Rowena Road Diet

Councilman Tom LaBonge wants city staff to study the possibility of reducing a stretch of busy Rowena Avenue in Silver Lake to one traffic lane in each direction as part of a “road diet.” The Eastsider reported earlier this month that some members of the Silver Lake ... Read More »