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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide to House Hunting

So many open houses, so little time.  This weekend’s selection of Eastside open houses includes a trio of million dollar homes in Silver Lake; a $299,900 two-bedroom condo in Monterey Hills and a $499,000 Highland Park Spanish Colonial with exposed wood ceiling beams.  Always check to ... Read More »

Lost: Echo Park dog named Tula

Submitted by L. Mavropoulos Lost dog she got out of the yard. Greyish Black with white chest, paws, white tip on tail . Last seen 3 pm. A Latino male wearing a black Acapulco work shirt tried to turn her over  to the dog store on ... Read More »

Watch where you step in Elysian Park

And we are not talking about doggy droppings. Matt Erman came upon the approximately three-foot long snake pictured above this morning on a trial on the west side of Elysian Park near Park Drive and Academy Road. “The snake was actually chillin’ right before a fork ... Read More »

Will city departments give up Atwater property for parkland?

Earlier this year city officials and Atwater Village residents celebrated the restoration of North Atwater Creek and the expansion of North Atwater Park near the Los Angeles River. But there might be more room for additional parkland  in the northern tip of Atwater Village, according to ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Highland Park

Porch Gargoyle, Angeleno Heights | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Boyle Heights man killed in an apparent car-to-car shooting. KTLA City reveals first draft of proposed new mural ordinance. Curbed L.A. Charcuterie and savory martinis await at new Atwater Village cafe and market. AV Now Flipper Mark ... Read More »

Fire damages Silver Lake duplex

A fire that is believed to have started in a bathroom wall heater caused minor damage to a duplex near the Silver Lake reservoir early this evening.  Fire crews quickly put out the blaze that broke out at the corner of W. Silver Lake Drive and ... Read More »

Man shot to death on Echo Park stairway*

A 35-year-old man was shot to death on an Echo Park stairway this morning in what police suspect may have been a gang-related shooting.  Police have detained one person following the shooting that took place at about 11:15 a.m. on a public stairway near Bellevue and ... Read More »

Silver Lake’s Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign gets a tune up

An Eastsider reader was driving past the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Benton Way this morning when she noticed that Silver Lake’s  Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign had been removed and was sitting in the parking lot.  “Any word on what they’re doing with it?”  Do not ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Laveta Terrace Palms, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein L.A. Unified prepares to wipe out after-school programs for 50,000 students. Daily News The Echo Park man who brought you Hipsters Who Heart Hip-Hop builds a career as a hip hop and rap party promoter.  West ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

Frogtown Gate, Elysian Valley | Photo by Atwater Village Newbie/Flickr Remains of 19th century wooden wagon found buried at Echo Park Lake. L.A. Times Tattoo shops prepare for increased regulation. Daily News Police officer suffers minor injuries after squad car crashes in Highland Park. Patch Boyle ... Read More »

Scenes & Sightings: Highland Park’s Urban Rancho ¡Noches!

Urban Rancho – a series of events that combine historic sites,  garden-to-table eating displays, food booths as well as entertainment  – hosted Urban Rancho ¡Noches! on Friday night in Highland Park. While two bands, the Herbert Bail Orchestra and Castano, performed in band shell at Sycamore ... Read More »