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Friday, October 31, 2014

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Skateboarders can’t resist The Baxter Ledge

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ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — There is perhaps nothing more ordinary than the short section of concrete retaining wall where Baxter Street bends to meet Avon Street in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park. But among skateboarders, this wall is an irresistible challenge,  with skateboarders sliding sideways ... Read More »

Video: How noisy are Echo Park’s wild parrots?

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ECHO PARK –Just play and listen to Jim Earle’s video of the flock of feral parrots flying and squawking over Echo Park and Scott avenues earlier this month. A flock of about 100 of the birds have been circling over Echo Park and Silver Lake. Eastsider ... Read More »

Video of fiery 110 Freeway crash

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Alexander Meiners shot this video as he drove past the fiery wreckage of a fatal car crash  this morning on the northbound 110 Freeway near Dodger Stadium. One person in the vehicle died during the solo-car crash. Eastsider Ads Read More »

Video of this week’s Silver Lake water main break

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SILVER LAKE — The evening rush hour was slower going than normal on Thursday when Glendale Boulevard was partly shut down after an apparent water line break near Silver Lake Boulevard. Along with several photos, one person also shot a video of water gurgling through the ... Read More »

Boyle Heights street art in the making

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BOYLE HEIGHTS – This time-lapse video by Edgar Gameros shows a team of street artists repainting the side of a building a the corner of Cesar Chavez Avenue and Savannah Street.  The new work covered up an existing mural, shown below in a Google Map image ... Read More »