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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Work resumes on failed Angeleno Heights condo project

Construction workers have returned to the site of the former Brownstone Lofts on the eastern edge of Angeleno Heights as new owners prepare to finish the project this fall. But instead of condos, the new owners,  Lion Real Estate Group, plans to rent out the 55 ... Read More »

Construction on schedule at Echo Park Lake*

By Sam Temblador After nearly a year of work, the $65 million clean up and reconstruction of Echo Park Lake is on schedule to be completed in May 2013, officials said  Tuesday night during a community update.  In addition to providing an update on construction, city ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves one dead*

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* Update: The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Ivan Pedroza of Los Angeles. Police tonight are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found near a homeless encampment in Echo Park. The victim tumbled partway down a hillside after being shot once ... Read More »

Boyle Heights landmark gets unwrapped

The black construction screen that had hidden much of the former Boyle Hotel from public view for about  year came down today, revealing a renovated relic of Victorian-era Boyle Heights complete with a turret, arches and a domed cupola crowning the four-story brick building.  Musicians for ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A. & Echo Park

Palms & Lights, Dodger Stadium | Photo by Arnansell Photography/Flickr The search for a mariachi suit leads to Boyle Heights. SF Gate Photos of  Echo Park’s mighty mushroom. Patch Classic car owners take a “memory cruise” down Whittler Boulevard.  Lowrider The Eastsider thanks L. Kaplan of ... Read More »

Man found dead outside Echo Park church

The body of a man believed to be a transient was found near the main entrance of  the Echo Park United Methodist Church this morning. The man died from apparent natural causes and no foul play is suspected, said Sgt. Robert Alaniz with the Northeast Division. ... Read More »

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide to House Hunting

Are three bedrooms on your must-have list? Check out a three-bedroom Craftsman in Eagle Rock for $465,000 or a $480,000 contemporary-style hillside home in El Sereno during this weekend’s open houses. Less spacious but far more affordable options–priced below $250,000–are open for viewing in East Los ... Read More »

News & Notes from Hermon, Highland Park & Silver Lake

[portfolio_slideshow id=36943 portfolio_slideshow width=535 click=lightbox] View From The 134, Eagle Rock (click photo to enlarge) | Photo by Artree Maharajh LAPD fields more officers in Highland Park in wake of shootings. Patch Hermon market turns to Skid Row program for workers. L.A.Times Found: Frightened Beagle-mix in ... Read More »

Found: Frightened Beagle-mix in Silver Lake

Submitted by M. Farrar I’m sending  a photo of a very frightened and malnourished dog we found barking and cowering between my car and some bushes on the curb, down the street and around the corner from Satellite. She looks to be about 35-40 pounds, light ... Read More »

Save The Date: A night for outdoor movie watching

Outdoor movie fans will have a trio of Eastside  options this weekend.  Tonight in Echo Park, the Echo Park Film Center’s Filmmobile will be parked at Glendale Boulevard and Effie Street to screen the first of a series of silent films by Mack Sennett, who set ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Simple and sleek at the top City Terrace

The hills of City Terrace are jammed with Spanish Colonial homes and some properties that have been remodeled and mangled beyond recognition. So, this updated 1959 home at 1231 Schick Avenue stands out with some a simple and straightforward contemporary style.  The few exterior shots do ... Read More »

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

Montecito Heights and San Gabriels | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Nonprofit developer considers taking over Boyle Heights’ La Casa del Mexicano. EGP News New businesses taking root in the east end of Echo Park. Patch Eagle Rock trees get a hatchet job. Patch Happening Today: Boyle ... Read More »

Glassell Park’s fast-food crossroads renamed Fletcher Square

Glassell Park residents and community leaders gathered last week to dedicate the installation of Fletcher Square signs over the intersection of  Fletcher Drive and San Fernando Road.  It’s kind of difficult to spot the pair of tan and brown Fletcher Square signs at the often traffic-choked ... Read More »

What’s new with our sponsors

Sales and Specials Living Room: Once in a blue moon furniture sale! Everything 20% – 50% off.  July 27 – 30; 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 3531 Sunset Blvd. in Silver Lake. Real Estate Tracy Do: Hosting a Public Open House on Sunday, July 29th from ... Read More »