Sunday, April 23, 2017

Scenes and Sightings

A cloudy Silver Lake afternoon

SILVER LAKE —  Dan Gershon took this photo from the Silver Lake Reservoir (looking good with more water) as dark clouds began to move across the skies to the north. But it did not look like Silver Lake or most of L.A. received any rain today. ... Read More »

Jackie Robinson statue a hit with Dodger fans

The unveiling of a bronze statue honoring baseball legend Jackie Robinson at Dodger Stadium has generated widespread praise – and Instagram photos. Saturday’s dedication ceremony was attended by other Dodger baseball greats, including Don Newcombe and and Sandy Koufax, reports the L.A. Times. Robinson’s wife, 94-year-old ... Read More »

Easter Sunday begins with the gift of a tangerine

EAST LOS ANGELES — Easter morning, like most Sunday mornings, found Aurelio Jose Barrera out early on his bike distributing food to the homeless. In his bike basket today were some of the five bags of tangerines that he and his 12-year-old daughter picked from the ... Read More »

What can you do with a Silver Lake shade ball?

SILVER LAKE — They probably would not make good paperweights, and they are too hard to serve as stress balls. So, what can you do with a 4-inch wide shade ball that once floated on the Ivanhoe Reservoir? The 400,000 black plastic balls are being hauled ... Read More »

Flowers come in all shapes and sizes in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES — Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera took a walk to admire the flowers, from the springtime poppies blooming in front yards to the giant, flower-shaped canopies that are always in full flower over the East L.A. Civic Center Gold Line station. Got a story, ... Read More »

Horsin’ around Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Mounted police officers who were on patrol in Elysian Park took a detour this afternoon to make a stop at Chango coffee before heading back up Morton Avenue. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here More Echo Park stories an’t ... Read More »

A colorful addition to Atwater Village

  ATWATER VILLAGE — Crux hasn’t held a grand opening yet but the new clothing store is already drawing a lot of attention – not for the merchandise inside but for the colors outside. Drivers have been slowing down to take photos. Others have been taking ... Read More »

Sunset over Silver Lake

Silver lake sunset

SILVER LAKE — Dan Gershon took the photo of today’s sunset as the first wisps of fog and low clouds were beginning to make their way inland from the coast. More Silver Lake stories Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Read More »