Daily Archives: November 20, 2012

Found: Chow mix in Glassell Park

Submitted by J. Sobel I found this dog wandering through the intersection of El Paso Dr. and Division on Sunday, Nov 18 around 10 am.  She’s a chow mix, probably 10-15 years old.  She’s very sweet and great on a leash but has trouble walking, probably due to arthritis or a bad hip.  I’ve posted signs on the telephone poles ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: El Sereno school raising funds for Yosemite trip. School Yard Don’t spend all your cash on Black Friday. Save some for the We ♥ Eagle Rock Blvd. Block Party on Saturday. Found: Chow mix in Glassell Park. Lost & Found Read More »

El Sereno school raising funds for Yosemite field trip

For more than 20 years, the fifth graders at Multnomah Elementary the Hillisde Village section of El Sereno end the school year with a field trip to Yosemite that compliments the school curriculum. “Some current parents who went many years ago said they cherish the memory and found it vary valuable,” said said parent volunteer Lisa Catalano-Herrera. But that field ... Read More »

Atwater greets the holiday season with tree trimming and a Best Buy camp out

The past weekend saw two familiar sights in Atwater Village that herald  the arrival of the holiday season.  On Sunday, a crew of workers and volunteers equipped by a truck-mounted lift began stringing lights and decorating an 80-foot high Redwood tree  that will be illuminated on Dec. 6 during the 21st annual Atwater Village Tree Lighting Ceremony. Meanwhile,  a few ... Read More »

Echo Park Craftsman building prepares to make another move

It’s been nearly two years since a century-old Craftsman-style apartment house was moved three blocks in the middle of the night to make way for a new apartment building across from Echo Park Lake.  After  sitting all this time on blocks at a temporary location at the corner of  Echo Park and Park avenues, it looks like the two-story building ... Read More »

New Forever 21 headquarters brings flash and fashion to Lincoln Heights

The businesses that occupy the large and faceless warehouses and industrial buildings along Mission Road in Lincoln Heights suddenly have a high-profile and fashion-conscious neighbor in their midst: Forever 21.  Last week, company and city officials gathered to celebrate the opening of the retailer’s new headquarters, a former Macy’s distribution center that has been dressed up with walls of glass, ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Crosses & Graffiti, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Former Boyle Heights high school teacher pleads guilty to having sex with teenage students. CBS2 Police seeking help to find 14-year-old Highland Park runaway. Missing Kids Wife of motorcyclist who was left seriously injured after being hit by a car in Glassell Park is seeking help finding witnesses. Patch Happening ... Read More »