Daily Archives: June 13, 2012

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Community Parade accepting entry applications

Submitted by the 2012 Echo Park Community Parade Committee The Echo Park Community Parade Committee would like to thank the schools, organizations, elected officials, businesses and Santa Claus for making last year’s parade a tremendous success and we hope you will join us this year.The Echo Park Community Parade is an ideal event for this historic community and surrounding neighborhoods ... Read More »

Eastside Property: When a one-bedroom home is all you need

With many home buyers looking for at least two bedrooms, real estate agents are often left to promote one-bedroom properties as either “cozy” or “condo alternatives.” But for many singles and couples, one bedroom will do just fine, especially if there is extra space somewhere else for a studio, office or overnight guest. Sometimes it does not take too much ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Drawing by Scott Vogel News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Silver Lake writer/director seeking to raise $100,000 for his “Horse” film project. Kickstarter Plan ahead for the holidays: Echo Park Community Parade seeking entries for the December 8 event. Bulletin Board Silver Lake photo program seeking mentors to work with young cancer patients. Pablove Read More »

Boyle Heights students learn a lesson in activism and environment

The students and staff at Stevenson Middle School on Thursday will  throw a garden party and plant an avocado tree at the Boyle Heights school to celebrate the 8th grade students who put their writing and creative skills to work to educate others about the importance of the environment. Under the direction of student teachers  Asriel Medina, Jane Mayer and ... Read More »

Burglars busy in Echo Park and Angeleno Heights

Burglars have broken into at least five homes in Angeleno Heights and Echo Park during the past week, making off with everything from jewelry to laptop computers.  Two Angeleno Heights burglaries that took place on  Friday, June 8, on West Kensington Road are believed to be the work of the same suspects, who may have been involved in another burglary ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Glassell Park, Highland Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Wall of Cypress, Highland Park | Photo by Susan Catherine/Flickr Newest proposal to renovate Lincoln Heights jail include rooftop agriculture. KCET Hendrick Stooker, Highland Park artist and co-founder of Arroyo Arts Collective, dies. Arroyo Seco Journal 18-year-old Glassell Park shooting victim was planning to attend college. Patch L.A. Times architecture critic selling Eagle Rock home. Curbed L.A. & Previously on ... Read More »