Monday, September 1, 2014

East Hollywood stories, photos and more

Neighborhood Fixture: East Hollywood’s American Storage Building

photo 2-1

The Public Storage facility sitting on the edge of Silver Lake  isn’t like most storage facilities. The building is striking: it’s impressively tall, has Gothic detailing surrounding the building on all sides, and ascends with ‘wedding-cake’ stepped set-backs. The building’s ornate details are clearly a nod ... Read More »

Police investigating car-to-car shooting in Silver Lake area


Police tonight are investigating a car-to-car shooting that was reported at about 10  p.m. in the 900 block of N. Virgil Avenue in East Hollywood near the western edge of Silver Lake.  Sgt. Melvin Gamble with the Rampart Division said no victims were found at the ... Read More »

Power outage hits East Hollywood and Silver Lake

About 2,000 LADWP customers across East Hollywood and Silver Lake are without power tonight, with stretches of Hollywood and Santa Monica Boulevard left in the dark. A DWP spokeswoman said crews are working to restore service but she had no information about what triggered the outage ... Read More »

Hospital office workers – not Whole Foods clerks – prepare to move into old Circuit City store

There has been no shortage of ideas about what to do with the former Circuit City store on Sunset Boulevard near Fountain Avenue. After the electronics chain shut down and the store, located where East Hollywood, Los Feliz and Silver Lake converge,  the property was purchased ... Read More »

Bike group gearing up for a new East Hollywood home

The Bicycle Kitchen, a volunteer-operated bike repair and education group, is planning to leave its longtime home on Heliotrope Avenue and buy a former bakery building a few blocks away near Virgil and Fountain avenues on the border of East Hollywood and Silver Lake. The Bicycle ... Read More »