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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rainbows and moonshine

The combination of Thursday afternoon’s thunderstorms and the evening’s bright moon made for interesting sky watching.  In Highland Park, Katrina Alexy snapped the top photo looking north across Highland Park to a rainbow in the distance. A few hours later in East Los Angeles, C.J. Salgado  ... Read More »

Early morning gusher drenches Sunset & Alvarado

Sasha Smith was driving by Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street in Echo Park  shortly after 1 a.m. when she snapped the above photo of water gushing into the night sky from a broken hydrant near the Sunset Car Wash. The gusher, which  looks more like a ... Read More »

No criminals here, just us real estate agents

A police helicopter hovered over the 2300 block of Loma Vista Place in Silver Lake on Tuesday afternoon after a  resident reportedly came across three men in her home. But it turned out these guys were on the prowl for real estate,  not laptops, according to ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Eagle Rock High student hit by a car at Eagle Rock Boulevard & Yosemite Drive. Patch Police seek help finding 14-year-old runaway boy from Highland Park. Missing Kids Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Backside, Glassell Park | Photo by Luis Blackaller/Flickr City Council member want a faster, cheaper survey of broken sidewalks. L.A. Times A health-conscious tour of a Boyle Heights market. L.A. Now Public and charter schools prepare to learn to get along as they prepare to share ... Read More »

Workers compensation law protest fills Echo Park sidewalks*

What is all the honking and hollering about at Sunset Boulevard and Lemoyne Street?At  least 100 protestors jammed the sidewalks in front of State Senator Kevin De León’s field office in Echo Park late this morning as part a campaign to oppose his legislation- Senate Bill ... Read More »

Found: Chocolate Pit Bull-Lab mix up for adoption

Submitted by S. Lynch I volunteer sometimes at the Lacy Street Animal Shelter, and had noticed that this lady had been in there for a while. When I asked about her, they said she was on “24 hour notice” which means at any time they could ... Read More »

Lost: Great Dane in Echo Park

Submitted by Stephanie EPIC-female, fawn-colored Great Dane 2-1/2 years old. Last seen Echo Park Area August 27, 2012 Please Call Stephanie if you have seen her/have any information-651-245-6389. Reward. Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider Forums, where Eastsider readers can post announcements or start a ... Read More »

News from Echo Park, El Sereno & Northeast L.A.

Green Garage &  Silk Floss Tree, Highland Park | Photo by Martha Benedict L.A. City Council votes to oppose any above or below ground extensions of the 710 Freeway through Northeast L.A. Patch & L.A. Now Food 4 Less reopens remodeled and expanded El Sereno store. ... Read More »