Daily Archives: February 25, 2015

New skateboard & apparel shop rolls into Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE -- There's no shortage of skateboarders roaming the streets and sidewalks of Silver Lake. But those skaters don't have many neighborhood options when it comes to buying a new skateboard deck or accessories, said Christopher Chough. That's why Chough decided to open The Banks, a skateboard and apparel store on Sunset Boulevard.

Developer plans to build around Eagle Rock barbershop

EAGLE ROCK-- The rendering for a proposed 47-unit apartment building on Eagle Rock Boulevard show a white cube at the base of the four-story building. What is that?  That little cube turns out to be the 500 square-foot home of Hubert's Barbershop, whose landlord has refused to sell to the developer.

Motorcyclist killed in 2 Freeway crash identified; Glassell Park flip sells for way over asking; temporary El Sereno demolition ban delayed

MORNING REPORT: The motorcyclist killed in Tuesday's crash at the 2 & 5 freeway interchange has been identified as 31-year-old Elden Navarra ... Councilman Gil Cedillo voted to postpone an ordinance that would have temporarily halted demolitions in a proposed historic district in El Sereno ... A Glassell Park flip sold for $105,000 over the asking price as average sales prices have risen.