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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Silver Lake restaurant owner responds to a wall of criticism


It’s been a dozen years since Silver Lake restaurant and property owner Gareth Kantner purchased a cluster of neglected storefronts at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Sanborn Avenue. Over time, Kantner renovated the complex  – painted terra-cota red and crowned by the iconic Sunset Junction ... Read More »

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News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Councilman Eric Garcetti has raised approximately $1 million in contributions to support his mayoral campaign. The Silver Lake resident who is serving his last term as Council 13 District representative will provide details of the ... Read More »

Highland Park block emerges as a flipper hot spot

View Flipping Highland Park in a larger map Homes for sale or in  in escrow shown in blue; red markers indicate homes sold during the previous year. Home flippers have been busy buying and selling homes across Highland Park for sometime now, but some corners of ... Read More »

Police investigating Echo Park sexual assault

A woman was sexually assaulted in Echo Park this morning by a man who had offered to help the victim find her friends.  Officers responded to the 1800 block of Sunset Boulevard after the woman’s friends called police at about 1 a.m., said Lt. Wes. Buhrmester ... Read More »

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News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Angeleno Heights burglar might have taken advantage of pleasant weather and an open door. Eastside 911 Found: Grey Pit Bull in Silver Lake. Lost & Found Read More »

Found: Grey Pit Bull in Silver Lake

Submitted by L.  Turner Found a blue / grey female pit bull Friday 1/27/12 in the Hyperion/Rowena area. no tags, no chip. We had to take her to the North Central Animal Shelter on Saturday the 28th. If her owner is not found, her adoption day ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner Report

Eagle Rock mac ‘n’ cheese lovers should save up their calories.  Larkin Mackey is closing his Mac & Cheeza outlet downtown and plans to open a quick-service outlet in his Eagle Rock restaurant, Larkin’s Joint.  Squid Ink The arrival of new spring fashion means that all ... Read More »

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News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Open Discussion: What new City Council boundaries may mean for the Echo Park area Eastsider Forums Eastside Shopper & Diner Report. Eastsider on the Go Echo Park Catholic school celebrates centennial. School Yard What’s your ... Read More »

Echo Park Catholic school celebrates centennial

Our Lady of Loretto School, located on Union Avenue in Echo Park, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 29 with an open house.  Church Secretary Anna-Marie Steidl provides more details about the school and Sunday’s event: This year marks our 100th anniversary of ... Read More »

Signs of change at Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction*

The familiar Sunset Junction sign that looms over the terra-cotta colored shops at Sunset Boulevard and Sanborn Avenue has been stripped away and a new concrete block wall now obscures one of the Silver Lake storefronts. What’s going on?   First off, the much photographed Sunset Junction ... Read More »

News & Notes Atwater, Boyle Heights & Eagle Rock

Winter Sky, Echo Park | Photo by Martin Cox Atwater Village school library to reopens. AV News Cancer claims the life of Boyle Heights activist Becky Delgado. Boyle Heights Beat Eagle Rock motel to turn into experimental music box. Patch Northeast L.A. micro grant program for ... Read More »

Eastside Mercado: New Year, new classes at the Classroom LA

Submitted by Classroom LA January 25, 2012—The Classroom LA is a specialty school in Echo Park that offers DIY craft project instruction to the Los Angeles community. Following the compass of the community, the course catalogue is continually changing and includes classes with planting, sewing, jewelry ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Body Found Near 2 Freeway Onramp Across from Allesandro School. Patch Faking it with foam. Home & History Found: Mini Pinscher & Lab Mix in Echo Park. Eastsider Forums Read More »