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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Off-duty officer fires gun during Elysian Valley dog attack

An off-duty LAPD officer walking his dog in Elysian Valley last night opened fire on another dog that threatened to attack him. The officer was confronted by a “vicious dog” around midnight near Dorris Place and Blake Avenue, according to the Northeast Division Twitter feed. The ... Read More »

Found: Brown poodle mix in El Sereno*

Submitted by T. Towers Found near Collis & Pullman St. in El Sereno  on Tuesday 9/25/2012. Male, possibly poodle mix, soft curly brown fur with cream colored paws & face, hazel eyes, no tags, not microchipped, but has a collar. Seems fine, just really lost. *Update: ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Found: Brown poodle mix in El Sereno. Lost & Found Shopper & Diner Report: Brite Spot patio opens; investing in vegetarian cafe futures. Eastsider On The Go Police searching for burglary suspects in Echo Park. ... Read More »

Silver Lake library to reopen today

A visitor to the Silver Lake branch library on Thursday was surprised to find the Glendale Boulevard building closed. A sign posted on the glass entry door said the building would remain closed because of a building safety issue, according to a woman who stopped by ... Read More »

Now serving at the L.A. Zoo: Echo Park ficus

Jacob McCauley had finished trimming leafy ficus branches from an Echo Park street tree when a man approached him about the need to prune back some of the other overgrown trees on the same Sunset Boulevard block. But McCauley could not help the man out. McCauley ... Read More »

Slain landlord rented retreats in Echo Park and Los Feliz*

Catherine Davis’ rental properties-a sage green and cream-colored bungalow court in Echo Park and her sprawling Los Feliz Spanish-Colonial style home-catered to writers, actors and other entertainment industry workers who needed a place to stay for a week or a month. The properties, promoted as Villa ... Read More »

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Real Estate Liz Johnson will have an open house on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a new listing at  1626 Kilbourn Ave. in  Mt Washington. From the fireworks to sunset views, crisp interior finishes & tucked away cul-de-sac location, this fabulous ... Read More »

LAPD keeping quiet about Echo Park police action

An LAPD helicopter hovered over Echo Park for more than a half hour as it shined a spotlight on homes. Police squad cars lined up in an alley off Echo Park Avenue. More police were later spotted at the Walgreens store on Echo Park Avenue and ... Read More »

Two persons dead in Los Feliz

Police are investigating the deaths of two persons–including a possible homicide suspect–in Los Feliz this morning, CBS2 reports.  Police have sealed off the area near the 3600 block of Lowry Road, a winding street lined with expensive homes near Griffith Park.  Fox News reporter Gigi Graciette ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Hermon

Boat Studio Polaroid, Silver Lake | Photo by Toby Hancock/Flickr City Council backs 11% DWP rate hike as more increases are expected. Daily News Car flips out on Colorado Boulevard. Patch New civilian city employees to pay more for pension benefits. Daily News Hermon resident defends ... Read More »

Eagle Rock pot shop landlords threatened with federal action

The owners of at least Eagle Rock buildings with marijuana stores could lose their properties under federal lawsuits filed today. The government filed forfeiture lawsuits against three Colorado Boulevard properties as part of a coordination action-including the serving of search warrants-today against more than 70 pot ... Read More »

DEA on the scene at Silver Lake pot shop*

A team of DEA agents and LAPD officers this morning sealed off a Fountain Avenue medical marijuana dispensary on the border of Silver Lake and Los Feliz. Drug Enforcement Agency could be seen packing items into large boxes front of the of the Fountain of Well ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Charter school or L.A. Unified? Lincoln Heights mom wants to keep her options open. Open Discussion Read More »