Monday, December 5, 2016

Scenes and Sightings

Dodger Stadium car meetup triggers Sunday morning jam


ECHO PARK — Vin Scully Avenue (formerly Elysian Park Avenue) was jammed this morning with cars lined up to enter Dodger Stadium. The baseball season is over, so what’s going on?  The stadium is hosting a car show or car meetup sponsored by Clean Culture. It ... Read More »

Cubans gather in Echo Park after Castro’s death


ECHO PARK — The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted a group of Los Angeles Cubans to gather this afternoon at Echo Park Lake, where they waved flags as some passing motorists honked their horns in support. Echo Park  emerged as a center for Cuban ... Read More »

What are you thankful for?

Photo by Dan Gershon

That you became a parent this year? Found your lost pit-bull-poodle mix? Moved into an apartment with an Echo Park Lake view?  Share what made you thankful with other Eastsider readers by filling out the form below. Your contribution will be published on Thanksgiving Day. Fill ... Read More »

Silver Lake takes in the sunset

Photo by Dan Gershon

SILVER LAKE — Thanks again to Dan Gershon for capturing today’s colorful sunset. Got a sunset – or sunrise – photo to share? Please click here to share it with our readers. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Read More »

Bus makes an unexpected stop in Echo Park

Photo by Mary-Austin Klein

ECHO PARK — A large tour bus got stuck tonight at Sunset Boulevard as it was coming down Quintero Street – one of the steepest streets in the neighborhood. It’s not all that unusual for buses and stretch limos to get stuck at the tops and ... Read More »

Montecito Heights celebrates chili and choppers


MONTECITO HEIGHTS — This year’s Montecito Heights’ annual Chili Cook-Off & Firefighter Appreciation Day coincided with a dedication celebration for an upgraded helispot for L.A. Fire Department helicopters. As residents sampled more than a dozen chili variations during the Saturday afternoon event, two helicopters from LAFD’s ... Read More »