Monday, November 30, 2015

Scenes and Sightings

East L.A. homeless begin the morning with Thanksgiving tamales

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera

EAST LOS ANGELES  — Members of Fellowship of Light  church fanned out across the streets and parking lots of East Los Angeles early this morning to distribute handmade tamales to the homeless for Thanksgiving. Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera, who also helps feed East L.A. homeless,  joined the ... Read More »

A muddy view of the Silver Lake Reservoir

High and sort-of-dry | Dan Gershon

SILVER LAKE —  The muddy bottom of the Silver Lake Reservoir has begun to come into view as more 350 million gallons of water are drained from the neighborhood icon. Dan Gershon snapped the photo above near the southern edge of the reservoir, which is being temporarily ... Read More »

New restrooms trucked into Elysian Park

Restrooms doors

The delivery of several prefabricated restrooms at Elysian Park today attracted some double-takes as motorists and walkers on Stadium Way watched the restrooms lifted by crane from one flatbed truck to another, smaller flatbed. The units, complete with plumbing, doors, locks and signs, were then transported ... Read More »

Fatal Highland Park bus stabbing suspect identified; water main breaks in Silver Lake

Silver Lake | Ross Reyes/Eastsider Photo Pool

MORNING REPORT: The individual detained in Monday's fatal stabbing on board a Metro bus in Highland Park has been identified as 43-year-old Allen Jay Milton .... In Silver Lake, LADWP crews are working to repair an 8-inch water line that ruptured near the 2400 block of Glendale Boulevard. Water service to 20 customers has been disrupted .... Today's Atwater Village Weather: Sunny with a high of 77 and a low of 52 Read More »

A new face on Echo Park Avenue

Man One Mural on Echo Park Avenue

ECHO PARK — Street artist Alexi Poli, aka Man One, recently left his colorful mark on Echo Park, painting a large mural on the side of a doughnut shop on Echo Park Avenue at Fairbanks Place. The mural is part of Poli’s Faces series, with this portrait ... Read More »