Thursday, July 2, 2015

Atwater Village stories, photos and more

For Rent: Charming House with Yard in Atwater!


3502 Garden Ave. | $3,195/month | Property Website Detached homes are hard to find in Atwater. This craftsman front home is not only a sweet find, but it’s located with-in a block of all the wonderful eateries on Glendale Blvd, the heart of Atwater Village! Just ... Read More »

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


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


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

Honda Element being towed to dealer | Lindsey Ferguson

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.