Daily Archives: August 13, 2012

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Silver Lake backdoor burglar makes off with laptop. Eastside 911 LAPD denies that officers held banking executive against his will in a Highland Park hotel. Patch Atwater Village Neighborhood Council seeking candidates for Oct. 6 election. AVNC Read More »

Silver Lake backdoor burglar makes off with laptop

A Silver Lake burglary in the 800 block of N. Occidental Boulevard illustrates the reason why residents should probably lock and close the back as well as front door–even when they are at home. On Friday night, Aug. 10, a Silver Lake man working on his computer in a bedroom heard noises in the living room and then saw a ... Read More »

Police continue to search for suspect in Echo Park killing

Hillside memorial for Ivan Pedroza The family and friends of Ivan Pedroza gathered last week for funeral services for the 33-year-old Silver Lake resident and former Marshall High student who was shot to death near an Echo Park homeless encampment late last month. Two weeks after he was shot,  the shooter remains at large and police continue to look for ... Read More »

Bear Goes The Neighborhood: Silver Lake is the setting for new gay web TV series

Image from Where The Bears Are/Vimeo After serving as the backdrop for countless web shows about skinny hipsters, Silver Lake is now the setting for a web series about beefy bears–the large, hairy, gay type. “Where The Bears Are” is a playful adult comedy/mystery series that is described as a cross between “Golden Girls” and “Murder She Wrote” staring three ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock and Highland Park

Lincoln Park Boathouse, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Artree Maharaj Fourth victim dies in Eagle Rock freeway crash. L.A. Now & Daily News Woman found stabbed to death on Boyle Heights sidewalk. CBS2 Investment banker may sue over alleged beating by police in Highland Park. TMZ Goodbye Chickpea Stew, Hello Hamburger Slider: School district revamps healthy cafeteria menu. Daily News ... Read More »