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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lost: Looking for Loki in Los Feliz *

Submitted by C. Valone “This is a two year old “Loki.” He was lost early afternoon yesterday 3/30/12 in a Los Feliz neighborhood near her/his house. He escaped out of his collar when he ran but is microchipped. He ran all the way up to Los ... Read More »

Singers make their pitch at Dodger Stadium

If you live within earshot of Dodger Stadium, hope you are a fan of the “Star Spangled Banner” because you will be hearing a portion of it about 200 times today.  Singers could be heard across Elysian Park and sections of Echo Park this morning and ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Thunderbird, Silver Lake | Photo by Terrini/Flickr Wife of actor Josh Stewart of Eagle Rock thanks 911 dispatcher for helping save  her husband’s life. CBS2 & Patch The pros & cons of Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza. L.A. Weekly Echo Park alleys used to parody Rick ... Read More »

Highland Park PTA teams up with market to support school

Figueroa Produce and the PTA at Aldama Elementary will hold a one-day fundraiser next month that will save shoppers money while supporting the Playworks Program at the Highland Park school. Monica Alcaraz with the Aldama PTA explains what to expect during “Figueroa Produce Market Presents Aldama ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Pulled pork, hot links, coconut beef and corned break now serving at The Park’s Finest in Echo Park.  Echo Park Now Jonathan Gold samples the pork belly tacos, longaniza hash and sweet-fleshed chop at Silver Lake’s new Black Hogg.  Churros, too. Daily Dish Resale, recycle and ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Eastside Shopper & Diner Report. Eastsider On The Go Highland Park PTA teams up with market to support school. School Yard Echo Park cleans up on Saturday. EPIA Read More »

Cops catch Echo Park firehouse burglary suspect

A 20-year-old Hollywood area man was arrested this morning in connection with the burglary of Echo Park Fire Station No. 20 earlier this month.  “The suspect was identified by Rampart Burglary Detective Prieto, who conducted the investigation and arrest,” said Mario Mota with the Rampart Division. ... Read More »

Will Silver Lake’s Black Cat come back?

The “Le Barcito” sign has come down from the front of  Silver Lake’s former Gay Latino bar  as the new owners build a new bar and restaurant inside.  While the new owners operate the Village Idiot on Melrose Avenue,  there are indications that they may not ... Read More »

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

Palm Shadows at Five Points, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr Morning gunfire reported in Cypress Park. Eastside 911 Mayor warns of a “large number” of employee layoffs to help close budget gap. L.A. Now El Sereno charter school principal claims adjoining restaurant-bar is being ... Read More »

Morning gunfire reported in Cypress Park

Cypress Park residents heard multiple gunshots this morning near the scene of a fatal shooting that took place earlier this week.  One resident reported hearing gunshots at about 7:30 a.m. near Elm Street and Cypress Avenue and that police had blocked a section of nearby Isabel ... Read More »

Another day, another story on Echo Park Avenue

Echo Park residents who return home tonight via Echo Park Avenue will find that that construction crews were busy today adding  a second floor to the condominiums now under way at Echo Park and Delta avenues.  The 36 on Echo development still has another floor to ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Woman hit by car while jogging around the Silver Lake reservoirs. SLRC What does the Dodger deal mean for Echo Park? L.A. Weekly Black Eyed Peas member gives back to Boyle Heights. L.A. Wave Boyle Heights book/lending library moves to Mariachi Plaza. Boyle Heights Beat Read More »

Man killed in Cypress Park shooting*

Police are looking for suspects in the fatal Tuesday night shooting  of a 22-year-old man in Cypress Park  in the 2900 block of Elm Street. Albert Magdaleno suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the shooting that was reported shortly before 10 p.m., said an LAPD spokesman. The victim ... Read More »

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

Sopes, Huaraches & Our Lady of Guadalupe,” Glassell Park | Photo by Susan C. Weber/Flickr Eagle Rock residents chases burglar found hiding in bathroom. Patch Montecito Heights residents hold memorial for stabbing victim. LA1 News A tour of a 15-foot wide Echo Park house. Curbed L.A. ... Read More »

Magic Johnson group to buy the Dodgers

An investment group that includes basketball legend turned businessman Magic Johnson has been selected to buy the Dodgers in a $2 billion deal, the team announced today. Dodger owner Frank McCourt picked the Magic Johnson group – which is funded primarily by a Chicago investment firm ... Read More »