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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Scenes and Sightings

Weekend Photo Gallery

Hillside Homes, Highland Park | Paul Lacques/Instagram

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the  photos from contributors that appeared in The Eastsider’s  Morning Report and other sections during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo ... Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

Eye On Echandia, Boyle Heights | Katrina Alexy

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the  photos from contributors that appeared in The Eastsider’s  Morning Report and other sections during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo ... Read More »

Signs of change in Silver Lake [updated]

Tom's Burgers sign awaits replacement | Photo by Marc Caswell

SILVER LAKE — It’s was no where as iconic as the roof-top Sunset Junction sign or as whimsical as the rotating Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign. But the worn out Tom’s Burgers sign – framed with often burned out light bulbs and missing a letter or two ... Read More »

Thunderheads brewing on the horizon

Massive thunderheads viewed from Silver Lake | Diane Edwardson

SILVER LAKE — Diane Edwardson of Silver Lake captured images of the huge clouds towering over the mountains on this hot afternoon, with many areas seeing temperatures in the triple digits. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Riverside and other inland areas, ... Read More »

Sunday Sunset

Sunset view from Silver Lake | Dan Gershon

You can thank what’s left of tropical storm Norbert for pumping warm, moist and unstable air into Southern California, creating some heavy downpours in the Inland Empire but leaving Eastsiders to enjoy some interesting cloud formations and a colorful sunset. Read More »

Southwest Museum in the spotlight for its 100th anniversary

Photo by Martha Benedict

MOUNT WASHINGTON —   The Southwest Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary on Saturday with a day-long series of programs and displays. But the celebration continued into the evening with an unofficial event after an anonymous individual arranged to have the museum’s iconic tower  bathed in a searchlight. ... Read More »

A sky-high view of the Figueroa-Riverside Bridge demolition

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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 »

Now that was a sunset

Glassell Park view of the sunset | Matt Hartman

A dramatic sunset  ended the day across L.A.  as sunbeams poked through layers of clouds. Matt Hartman  caught some great images from Glassell Park while Dan Gershon sent in a photo from Silver Lake. The images were taken a few hours before a light rain began ... Read More »