Monday, September 1, 2014

El Sereno stories, photos and more

Lost in El Sereno: Bernadette, a Tabby cat


Bernadette, a very clean and shy long haired tabby cat, has been missing since 7/30/14. She is spayed, approximately 10 years old. She is very fluffy, with large black markings on her body, orange curly underbelly fur, and black paws. She is very sweet and scared ... Read More »

Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up


EL SERENO — A man trying to rob an El Sereno liquor store this morning was shot and killed by his accomplice, according to ABC7. The two robbery suspects were engaged in a struggle with the owner of the store near Alhambra and Hollister avenues when ... Read More »

Police busy in Northeast L.A. today


Two separate incidents – the search and capture of a murder suspect and the pursuit of a stolen vehicle – triggered a lot of police activity this morning across Highland Park, El Sereno and Hermon. KTLA has video of  the police chase of  a stolen vehicle ... Read More »

Dump truck crashes near El Sereno home

Photo by Matt

EL SERENO — That was close. An approximately 5-ton dump truck rolled down a steep El Sereno street  and crashed into a pole and tree before coming to a halt only a few feet away from a  home. LAFD said no one was injured during the ... Read More »

El Sereno Hot Shots claim championship

Photo Courtesy El Sereno Hot Shots

EL SERENO — The El Sereno Park  Hot Shots  shined from the beginning  of the Spring GPLA Softball Season in April to the season championships earlier this month. The championship games was an exciting experience in which the Hot Shots defeated the Blue Jays 8-1 in ... Read More »

Storefront Report: El Sereno shop to focus on the healing arts

El SERENO — The storefront at the northeast corner of Huntington Drive and Maycrest Avenue has been painted a bright shade of turquoise as the owners of Here And Now prepare to open what they call  a “healing arts center.” Owners Cat Uribe and Iris De ... Read More »

Found in Montecito Heights: Friendly Long-Haired Cat


For about a week, this cat has appeared in our backyard. It was timid at first, but she is now clearly comfortable with people (you can pet her and pick her up). She has long fur hanging down from her tail and tufts of white fur ... Read More »

The uncrowded trails of El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Eastside spring flower shots 3-23-2013 4-58-38 AM

Ascot Hills Park in El Sereno offers breathtaking views, rolling hills and relatively uncrowded trails.  A 2.2 mile hike described on Every Trail  takes visitors up into hills on the western side of the park to enjoy city, mountain and valley views. Says the Every Trail ... Read More »

Cal State L.A. Asks: Tennis Anyone?

Cal State L.A. Tennis Center renderings 5-6-2014 2-15-00 PM

El SERENO — Cal State L.A. held a groundbreaking this morning  for the Rosie Casals/Pancho Gonzalez Tennis Center, which would mark the first major upgrade at the campus’ 11-acre  Billie Jean King Sports Complex. Casals and King, a Cal State alum who attended the school from 1961 ... Read More »

Home Search: Young family looks for up-and-coming location in El Sereno

EL SERENO — On a blistering Sunday in El Sereno, Natalie toured a recently renovated 1939  home on Navarro Street with her son and a friend. The three-bedroom, two-bath house was one of two properties for sale on the block – the other was an empty ... Read More »