HIGHLAND PARK –– There is no shortage of party supply shops ready to sell you balloons, tables and decorations. But J&R Party, owned by Jesus and Rosina Jimenez, stands out by making custom-made piñatas, with their York Boulevard shop crowded with paper versions of everything from ... Read More »
Scenes and Sightings
ECHO PARK — Self described astronomy geek Waleed Anbar took photos of Tuesday night’s conjunction of Jupiter and Venus . There were a lot of people out at the lake, and many seemed to be taking in the sight of the two planets cozying up in ... Read More »
Rescue crews were mobilized this morning after a car was found in the L.A. River under the 2 Freeway near Elysian Valley. But rescuers found no passengers inside or persons nearby. The only thing to do was to wait until the vehicle was towed out of ... Read More »
SILVER LAKE -- Dan Gershon was lucky enough to capture photos of today's tropical-like sunset, which cast the sky in shades of orange, pink and violet. Read More »
LOS FELIZ -- Only a few days before termed-out District 4 Councilman Tom LaBonge leaves office, some fellow council members want to give him a going away present: Tom LaBonge Square. The intersection of Tracy and St. George streets near John Marhsall High - LaBonge's alma mater - would be named in his honor under a council motion presented by Councilman Mitch O'Farrell.
HIGHLAND PARK - Secret Service agents in the driveway. A sniper on the neighbor's roof. The President of the United States in the garage. Comedian and podcast host Marc Maron provided some details about his interview with President Obama, who showed up last Friday at Maron's garage studio in Highland Park.
Streets were cleared of traffic and many residents waited to catch a glimpse of President Obama’s motorcade as he heads for an interview in the garage studio of comedian Marc Maron in Highland Park. We’ll be updating the story this morning with photos and accounts from ... Read More »
ELYSIAN HEIGHTS -- All manner of large vehicles - moving vans, Metro buses and stretch limos - have gotten stuck trying to maneuver up and down the steep streets and tight turns of Elysian Heights and Echo Park. But this appears to be a first: an L.A. County Sheriff's Department bus - the kind used to transport prisoners - got stuck this morning as it headed down Cerro Gordo Street and tried to make a turn at Echo Park Avenue.
SILVER LAKE — LADWP crews have closed Del Mar Avenue at Myra Avenue this morning in what appears to be today’s most recent water main break. At least three other water mains have burst in East Hollywood, Eagle Rock and Los Feliz since about midnight. The Eastsider has ...