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Bulletin Board: Photo Fundraiser for Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts

Submitted by Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts LFCSA Photo Fundraiser. Contact- [email protected] to schedule an appointment. Bulletin Board is a place where Eastsider readers can post announcements. Click here to submit your Bulletin Board notice. Read More »

Learn to Weld (or give it as a gift)

MMW offers hands-on classes in welding, metalworking, and home repair to help you get the job or get the job done. We offer quick classes to teach you how to weld and longer classes to teach you to build projects, whether pieces of furniture, sculpture, car/motorcycle, or things like chandeliers. Some classes are professional level, but most are for regular ... Read More »

Boyle Heights housing project welcomes new Boys & Girls Club

BOYLE HEIGHTS —  An estimated 400 kids and aduls attended this week’s grand opening festivities — which included a carnival, petting zoo and pony rides —  for the new Boys & Girls Club at the Estrada Courts public housing project.  It’s the second facility the Boys & Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley has opened in Boyle Heights. Last year, ... Read More »

Silver Lake school garden shut down after students get sick

SILVER LAKE — Students at Micheltorena Elementary School became ill and one child was taken to a hospital after eating vegetables grown in a community garden on the school’s property, reports CBS 2. The community garden has been closed, and parents told CBS2 said that they were notified that”several” students got sick. One parent who took his child to Children’s Hospital ... Read More »

A field trip to the past courtesy of an Elysian Heights school teacher

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — For many students who attended Elysian Heights Elementary, one of the most memorable experiences was the annual 6th Grade Field Trip organized by teacher Walter Elmer, who arrived at the school in 1970. When there were enough funds available, a busload of Elysian Heights kids went on camping trips to Yosemite. In lean years, the students were taken to ... Read More »

Metal Art Classes Coming Up at Molten Metal Works

Learn to weld and make sculpture or furniture nearby at LA’s community metal shop, Molten Metal Works. Come learn the basics of welding in our one-day welding class Intro MIG or jump into a project in our Make Sculpture or Moving Sculpture classes. Classes range from 2 hrs to six weeks, at roughly $20-30/hr. Most classes are nights and weekends ... Read More »

School board approves $11 million to repair iconic Marshall High buildings

LOS FELIZ — The L.A. school board has approved spending $11 million to complete repairs to the Gothic-style main building and tower at Marshall High after the necessary work proved much complicated and costly than originally anticipated. In 2012 the school district approved spending $1.1 million to fix the exterior after pieces of brick and concrete began to fall off ... Read More »

Homeowner Bootcamp- DIY Repair Class

Gotta get handy real quick? Come learn the basics of repairs that you’ll need to know when you’re owning a house (or needing to make repairs on a rental). We’ll go through the the minimum tool arsenal every one should own, their use, and then use that tool kit to make our repairs. Class 1: Hand Tools, What’s in Your ... Read More »

Did L.A. Unified miss signs of sexual abuse at a Highland Park high school?

HIGHLAND PARK — It’s been a year since volunteer football coach Jaime Jimenez was arrested for allegedly molesting students for more than a decade at Franklin High. The school district has been sued over the case, which the L.A. Times says is one of numerous examples of L.A. Unified being accused of failing to recognize or even ignoring signs and complaints of sexual ... Read More »

Want to learn the piano? Find the right instructor in the Eastside Guide

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