Sunday, December 21, 2014

Last sunshine before the storm

Heavy rain is forecast tonight | Photo by Dan Gershon

SILVER LAKE  — Dan Gershon took a photo late this afternoon as the sun was peaking through the clouds above the Silver Lake Reservoir. Plenty of clouds today but no rain -yet.  The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain after 10 p.m. and more showers ... Read More »

Shelter for homeless women opens in Boyle Heights; new signs for the Silver Lake reservoirs; photo of Mexican president angers Dodger fans

Feathered Pedestrians, Highland Park | Martha Benedict

Morning Report: A shelter for homeless women opens in Boyle Heights ... New interpretative signs for the Silver Lake reservoirs will be dedicated this weekend ... A photo of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on the Dodgers' Instagram and Twitter accounts has generated about 5,000 comments and demands that it be removed in the wake of the disappearance of 43 Mexican college students. Read More »

Cal State L.A. student’s allergic reaction puts her in hospital burn unit; the new owners of Highland Park

Christmas Cottage, Echo Park | The Eastsider

Morning Report: A Cal State L.A. student is being treated in a burn unit after she suffered an allergic reaction to medication that caused her body to “to burn from the inside out.” ... The Marketplace place series on Highland Park gentrification looks at the new owners of neighborhood homes and commercial buildings, including Frank’s Camera and Mr. T’s Bowl ... Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily Email Digest & RSS feed Read More »

Who Says Pet Furniture Has to be Ugly?


A recent survey conducted at my house where I live with my wife and cat asked, “When it comes to pet furniture, what’s more important – that it be functional or aesthetically pleasing?” The results were as expected. The humans want a balance of the two. They want furniture that provides the cat with a comfortable, safe space for snoozing, stretching, scratching, etc., but they also want furniture that adds beauty and interest to their home. The cat “responded” to the survey by yawning and exiting the room. Read More »

What’s with all the choppers?

Photo by Scott Fajack

Urban combat training has the skies over  Echo Park,  Silver Lake and other neighborhoods filled with the drone of military helicopters tonight. Dodger Stadium is serving as one of the sites being used by Marines during a two-week long training session that will include raids on ... Read More »

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