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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 »

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

Since 1981-Tacos Delta, Silver Lake | Photo by Stephen Roullier/Flickr Two men killed in East L.A. freeway crash. L.A. Now Echo Park shooting leaves one dead. The Eastsider Atwater Village mom pens book on the adventures of home schooling. Patch Boyle Heights landmark gets unwrapped. The ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves one dead*


* 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 »

Bulletin Board: Silver Lake group holds blood drive for Children’s Hospital

Submitted by Pablove Foundation  The Pablove Foundation is holding a blood drive for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at their Silver Lake headquarters on Wednesday, August 1st. Appointments only take 15 minutes and are available between 11 a.m. through 3 p.m by signing up at http://pablove.org/drive. Just ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Echo Park house gets a new set of stairs and price tag

It was early last year when this Echo Park home at 1515 Allesandro Street went up for sale for $429,000  even though the property owner had run out of money to build a stairway to reach the unfinished house near the top of the sloping lot.  ... Read More »

A forest of botanical treasures goes unnoticed in Elysian Park

It’s the oldest arboretum in Southern California, boasting a century-old grove of trees imported from around the world: Tipus from Argentina, Dawn Redwoods from China and Cape Chestnuts from South Africa. Some of the trees in the Chavez Ravine Arboretum soar more than 100 feet above ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Silver Lake restaurant plans an upward move

Who knew that Silver Lake had such a strong craving for raw and fried oysters?  Since it opened at the beginning of the year, L & E Oyster Bar has attracted numerous positive reviews and  customers, many of whom are left to stand on the sidewalk ... 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 »