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Daily Archives: July 5, 2012

Police seaching for suspected car thief in Silver Lake*

Police tonight are searching for a suspected teenage car thief near Bellevue Park in Silver Lake. The suspect got out of the stolen car, possibly a Honda, and “took off running,”  said Rampart Division Sgt. Melvin Gamble. Police units on the ground and an LAPD helicopter overheard are involved in the search. * Update: After more than two hours, police ... Read More »

Lost: Echo Park poodle last spotted at Burrito King

Submitted by H. Campbell My male dog Sam ran away on Tuesday night, July 3rd on Echo Park Ave. Was last spotted at Burrito King on Alvarado and Sunset. He runs very quickly and is a very friendly but anxious dog, he was probably scared by fireworks. Please call 562-607-2341 if you have any info on this dog. Lost & ... Read More »

Lost: Shiba Inu named Sadie last seen in Silver Lake

Submitted by T. Lynch My husband’s and my dog Sadie clawed her way out of our gate this morning sometime around 2 AM. She was not wearing her collar at the time, but she is microchipped. We are desperate to find her. She’s a 14-lb, very small black and tan Shiba Inu, 6 years old and probably very scared. She ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Police searching for suspected car thief in Silver Lake. Eastside 911 Grass fire briefly shuts down southbound 2 Freeway in Eagle Rock. Patch Lost: Echo Park poodle last seen near Burrito King. Lost & Found Fireworks may have ignited Echo Park house fire. Patch Lost: Shiba Inu named Sadie ... Read More »

Silver Lake street cleans up after tagging binge

A section of Griffith Park Boulevard look like a charity car wash this morning as Silver Lake residents cleaned and washed cars and trucks after vandals had  tagged at least a dozen vehicles and garage doors overnight.  Residents walked around with paint rollers and traded tips on paint removers as they cleaned up the mess left along the east side ... Read More »

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

Flocking to the L.A. River, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Kevin Gallagher/Flickr 4th of July grass fire burns nearly an acre in Lincoln Heights. LAFD Echo Park loves its fireworks. Echo Park Now Former Oakland Raiders player Ben Davidson, who grew up in Boyle Heights, dies of prostrate cancer. L.A. Times Old School:  Eagle Rock’s first school opened in 1884 ... Read More »