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The ebb and flow of L.A. River wildlife caught on camera

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ATWATER VILLAGE -- Biologists with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County have been studying the wildlife that lives and travels along the L.A. River near Atwater Village. Part of their project included setting up trail cameras to capture images of the animals using the river, according to KPCC.

Neighborhood Fixture: The Atwater apartments Gladding McBean built

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ATWATER VILLAGE -- The local tile and pottery factories of Gladding McBean & Co. at one point churned everything from pipes to the legendary "Desert Rose" dishware pattern sold under the Franciscan label according to a neighborhood history. The 40-acre Gladding, McBean plant on Los Feliz Boulevard was demolished in the early 1980s and replaced with the shopping center that now houses Best Buy, Costco and other retails. But next door on the on Perlita Street is a reminder of Gladding McBean ...

Atwater vehicle owner warns of catalytic converter thieves

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ATWATER VILLAGE — The car alarm on Lindsey Ferguson’s Honda Element went off early Monday morning. What was going on? She soon discovered that thieves had sawed off the catalytic converter from her vehicle while it was parked on Glenhurst Avenue near Glendale Boulevard. It’s the second time Ferguson’s converter has been stolen, and now she wants to warn her neighbors about the crime.

Found in Atwater Village: Cute Small Male Terrier Mix

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Very cute two-year-old male, tan and white terrier mix. 10 pounds. Found 2 days after Thanksgiving, Saturday, November 28 in central Atwater Village on the street, thi n with matted hair. Has since had a bath and a clip, shots, and put on some weight. Intelligent ... Read More »

Atwater market to shut down as owner battles cancer

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ATWATER VILLAGE – The owner of Atwater Village Farm, which specializes in locally grown and made foods, will be closing the store later this month as she battles cancer. Piper Goldstein announced the upcoming closure on her store’s blog this weekend, saying all remaining merchandise will ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Rustic Italian in Atwater Village

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ATWATER VILLAGE — The transformation of the former Acapulco’s into the All’Acqua Restaurant has brought some rustic Italian cooking to Glendale Boulevard’s strip of restaurants and cafes. Jenn Pan, who sent in two photos, enjoyed the food and drinks: Amazing new house-made pastas and wood-fired pizzas ... Read More »