Driving and biking the narrow and crumbling roads of Elysian Park has been like running an obstacle course, with visitors having to maneuver around giant pot holes, large cracks and missing chunks of pavement. In recent weeks, however, motorists and cyclists have faced different types of obstacles in the form of detours, bulldozers and work crews. It's part of $2.3 million project to resurface the park's miles of roads.
SILVER LAKE -- City officials on broke ground this week on a $1.75 million Sunset Junction street improvement project that will repair broken curbs and sidewalks and add bump outs and bike racks. But what about that $125,000 public sculpture shaped like a saddle?
SILVER LAKE -- Residents celebrated the 110th anniversary of the neighborhood’s landmark reservoirs this weekend with speeches, tours and artwork as officials prepare to disconnect the reservoirs from the city’s water supply and plan for their future. Read More »
HIGHLAND PARK -- The residents of Highland Park may one day be able to fight City Hall without having to travel Downtown. After several attempts and a legal battle, a plan to convert a former bank building on Figueroa into Highland Park City Council is now in the works. Read More »
SILVER LAKE -- What looks like a giant bath tub ring has formed around the Silver Lake and Ivanhoe reservoirs as the water level has been slowing dropping. Has the L.A. Department of Water & Power already begun to drain the reservoirs as part of a pipeline construction project? No,the agency said it has not begun draining the pair of reservoirs. But it also has not been refilling them either. Read More »
ATWATER VILLAGE — A state agency has awarded $3.66 million to build the La Kretz Crossing, a 302-foot-long bridge across the Los Angeles River that was ... Read More »
ATWATER VILLAGE — A proposal to reduce the number of traffic lanes on the Glendale-Hyperion bridge has met with different reactions from neighborhoods on opposite ... Read More »
The Figueroa-Riverside Bridge appears to be getting more attention in its final days than it had in several decades as photographers chronicle its demolition from different angles. These aerial shots came from TopViewPix, an aerial real estate photography firm that is located a short distance from the bridge in Elysian Valley. Read More »
On Sunday, a group of locals gathered on the old Figueroa-Riverside bridge for what was described as a wake for the structure that spans the ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — After about two decades in the making, the $12 million project to improve conditions on the southern end of the 2 Freeway ... Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES — Usually the installation of new water pumps is not cause for a celebration. But this Wednesday a new renovated water pumping ... Read More »