SILVER LAKE -- A person suspected of stealing items from motor vehicles was arrested early this morning after police responded to a report of a suspicious person looking into parked vehicles.
Police looking for more Boyle Heights rape victims; Los Feliz resident hired as City Manager of Santa Monica
MORNING REPORT: Police are looking for other victims who may have been raped by the same suspect who was arrested for attacking a Boyle Heights woman in her home while he was armed with a machete ... Los Feliz resident Rick Cole, one of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s key aides who works on budget issues, is leaving his job to become City Manager of Santa Monica
At the tippy top of the highest point in Eagle Rock sits this 3-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath Mid Century that has been featured in film and print. One of the first homes to grace “Atomic Ranch” Magazine, 1923 Silverwood has been tastefully updated while retaining the best of its Mod style.
ECHO PARK -- The challenge - some would say the futility - of cleaning up the city's homeless camps was on display today in Echo Park. This morning, a crew of workers organized by the city cleaned up and hauled away the belongings of the large encampment that had spilled across the sidewalks along the Alvarado Street as it passes under the 101 Freeway. But only a few hours later, the homeless had returned.
Is East L.A.’s tamale-shaped building worth saving? Echo Park cactus store revisited; a master planned community for Cypress Park
MORNING REPORT: An East L.A. building shaped like a tamale could be declared a historic landmark under an ordinance being considered by L.A. County ... Another visit to Echo Park’s cactus store .... A new community takes shape in Cypress Park
Open This Weekend: A Spacious Modern in Los Feliz, a Restored Spanish Revival in the Franklin Hills and a California Bungalow in Highland Park
A spacious modern in the Franklin Hills. Built in the mid 1960’s and featuring clean lines, open layout, seamless indoor-outdoor flow. Tastefully updated, filled with light, with views of surrounding hillsides and Downtown LA.
Update on Los Feliz’s Tiki Ti: The legendary bar recently stated on its Facebook page that it is “proud to announce its return to normalcy starting Friday, May 22, we are back to our regularly scheduled shenanigans.”
Eastside Weekend: Summer Camp Dodgeball; Party of Three in Echo Park; Cillie Barnes performs in Silver Lake
Your holiday weekend choices include art show openings in Echo Park and Lincoln Heights; live music along the L.A. River and a Highland Park dodgeball tournament.
MORNING REPORT: Hermon residents celebrated the installation of a refurbished community monument sign that was installed on the median strip of Monterey Road ... What’s closed for Memorial Day ... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected]
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Memorial Day kicks off the third official season of the L.A. River Recreation Zone, where urbanites will be able to canoe, bird watch or fish the summer away along the waterway.
SILVER LAKE — It’s been more than two years since a nearly mile-long section of Rowena was put a on a “road diet” that left the street with only two traffic lanes instead of four. The reduction of lanes for cars and trucks has made congestion worse, and conditions have not improved, according to some residents. Last week, Public Works Commissioner Matt Szabo called that Rowena road diet “a bit of a disaster.”
ECHO PARK – $7.5 million for an Echo Park Avenue apartment complex? $3.2 million for a Morton Avenue bungalow court? Are these asking prices way to high? Apparently not – at least for some potential buyers.
Big election-day win for charter schools; the challenges facing newly elected 4th District Councilman David Ryu
MORNING REPORT: Ref Rodriguez will become the first charter school leader to sit on the L.A. school board after his election-day victory. Rodriguez’ District 5 school board seat includes Eastside schools ... After defeating City Hall veteran Carolyn Ramsay in the Council District 4 election, can winner David Ryu live up to his outsider stance and vision? .... Artists needed for Highland Park Utility Box Art Project. Boulevard Sentinel
Atwater Village fixer sells for $500k; tiny Highland Park bungalow sells for $810 per square-foot; reality TV condo goes for $595k in Echo Park
This roundup of recent Eastside home sales is big on tiny homes going for lots of money. A 654-square-foot Highland Park bungalow sold for $530,000, which is a staggering $810 per square-foot; and a 740-square-foot bungalow sold in Silver Lake for $672,500. Be sure to check out the interior design on the Echo Park condo that sold for $595,000; it was featured on Bravo's reality show "Interior Therapy" with Jeff Lewis.
HIGHLAND PARK -- A new bar is in the works for the 5600 block of Figueroa Street in an area where several new businesses have opened and buildings are undergoing renovation.
3 shot in Historic Filipinotown carjacking; 2 Freeway crash leaves 2 passengers in critical condition
MORNING REPORT: Three persons were shot when their vehicle was carjacked near Coronado and Temple streets in Historic Filipinotown ... Two persons were left in critical condition and the northbound 2 Freeway was shut down in Glassell Park after four vehicles collided near York Boulevard ... Bloggers don’t live on comments alone! Support the Eastsider today with a Reader Sponsorship
Ref Rodriguez beat out incumbent Bennett Kayser in the District 5 school board race after charter school groups and unions spent more than $3 million battling to influence voters in the district that includes Eastside schools.