Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

Silver Lake co-op preschool holds fundraiser

Hilltop, a cooperative Silver Lake nursery school that has operated for nearly 60 years, will be holding a Bollywood-themed party and silent auction fundraiser on Saturday, March 10 at the L.A. River Center in Cypress Park.  The fundraiser is the biggest of the year for the school, located at Bellevue Park, and has grown increasingly important as the city has ... Read More »

Cypress Park middle school holds 5K race

Nightingale Middle School in Cypress Park will  hold its  23rd Annual 5K race on Saturday, March 24 at Rio de Los Angeles State Park. The 5k is open to Nightingale students, staff, family & friends. The race is free for students, $15 for community members and $10 for Nightingale alumni. Race Day late registration is $20 for adults. Everyone gets ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Silver Lake co-op nursery school holds fundraiser. School Yard Cypress Park middle school accepting entries for 5k race. School Yard The suspect in a Boyle Heights double-murder case was unarmed when he was shot and killed by LAPD and federal agents, reports L.A. Now. The man is a suspect ... Read More »

Silver Lake theater focuses spotlight on women artists

Last year the Lyric Hyperion Theatre in Silver Lake held its first-ever Voiced! Silver Lake Female Festival featuring the work of women artists. The festival returns this year with an expanded program, including The Vagina Monologues as well as a humorous performance on raising children in Los Angeles, live stand up comedy and other programs during the months of March ... Read More »

Hermon trailer park residents say farewell to one of their own

A  group of residents and guests gathered around the picnic tables at the center of the Monterey Trailer Park in Hermon  last Saturday to remember Paul Brown, who had lived for nearly 30 years in the trailer park under a forest of pine, oak and elm trees off Monterey Road.  Hermon activist Wendi Riser in an email said Brown, who ... Read More »

Silver Lake shopping center’s fate remains up in the air

The Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet became the most recent shop to close at a Silver Lake shopping center as rumors spread about the redevelopment of the  Glendale Boulevard strip mall.  The manager of the Ralphs market in the center told Curbed L.A. that  a store remodel and expansion could begin in July but was still awaiting confirmation. The Eastsider reported ... Read More »

Elysian Park prepares for the death of iconic palm trees

Planted more than a century ago in the bottom of an Elysian Park canyon, rows of Canary Island Date Palms that line both sides of Avenue of the Palms – a section of  Stadium Way – have grown more than 50 feet high, serving as a park landmark and creating a majestic backdrop for picnics as well as classic car ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Blue Tarp Behind Gate, Boyle Heights | Photo by Meltwater/Flickr 91-year-old woman critically injured during Lincoln Heights hit-and-run. L.A. Now A website devoted to Silver Lake speak.  Patch The 2011 Atwater “Villager of the Year” is moving out of the neighborhood. AV News Former game show host Bob Barker will host Thursday’s grand opening of the People for Ethical Treatment ... Read More »