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Daily Archives: August 31, 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  snapped the bottom photo as a silver-dollar like moon floated above Whittier Boulevard.  While  ... 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 ghost in the photo,  was about 40 feet to 50 feet high, Smith said. ... Read More »

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

Clouds And Vodka Blimp Over Dodger Stadium | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Eagle Rock High student in stable condition after being hit by a car. Patch Barbara Bestor-designed Silver Lake house up for sale at $3.25 million. Curbed L.A. Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council seeking candidates for October election. EGP News Echo Park arts group seeks to raise $1,300 to buy ... Read More »