Wednesday, April 23, 2014

El Sereno stories, photos and more

For Sale: English Tudor Triplex- Up and Coming Area


5034 Templeton St.| $895,000 | Property Website Los Angeles is “hot” and this is the next up and coming area that has been re-gentrifying in the last few years. Only minutes from downtown and close to Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Monterey Hills, Alhambra and South Pasadena. This ... Read More »

Last Call for Poetry in El Sereno

EL SERENO — Readers at The Writer’s Underground open mic recite poetry from memory, notebooks or off their phones. Each person attends the monthly reading at the Eastside Cafe for a different reason. Some are new to poetry and this is their first push into the ... Read More »

Lost in El Sereno: White Female spayed Maltipoo


Friendly white spayed Female Maltese Poodle – Maltipoo  about 4 years old, we have searched day and night, please help us find her. We miss our family member, and our Family is Grieving. Please call or txt with any information. Last seen Feb 27th in the ... Read More »

Lost in El Sereno: White poodle near Seldner Ave


Lost white Female poodle – Maltipoo breed dog, 4 years old, spayed and very friendly. She has been lost since 2/27/14 family is grieving there missing family member If you have found her or have any info Please call 323 219-7151. Was lost on the 4000 ... Read More »

Cal State L.A. goes Hollywood with new media center

The El Sereno campus of Cal State L.A. seems far removed from the glamorous world of Hollywood. But more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in the school’s  Department of Television, Film and Media Studies, and the university operates the nation’s only Masters in ... Read More »

El Sereno’s Soto Street Bridge may not have a historic leg to stand on

The Soto Street Bridge appears to have a date with a wrecking crew after a city staff report said that the nearly 80-year-old El Sereno span was not worthy of historic monument status, which could  keep the bulldozers at bay. The nearly 500-foot-long bridge, which once ... Read More »

For Sale: Come meet Hillside Village! One of El Sereno’s best pockets.


2107 Hicks Ave  |  $319,000 |  Property Website Priced out of Highland Park? Come meet Hillside Village! One of El Sereno’s best pockets. This charming & sturdy 1941 offers two bedrooms with views to the ample back yard, comfortable traditional floor plan that includes spacious living ... Read More »

Councilman proposes El Sereno’s first historic district


Councilman Jose Huizar has his eyes set on a corner of El Sereno for historic preservation. Huizar wants to create a historic district, called the Berkshire Craftsman and Revival Bungalow District, in the northeast part of El Sereno next to South Pasadena. The homes and streets ... Read More »

El Sereno preservationists seek to save Soto Street bridge

The Soto Street bridge was built nearly 80 years ago above an El Sereno intersection that was then among the city’s most busiest and dangerous auto and rail crossings.  The nearly 500-foot long span was designed to carry the legendary Pacific Electric trolley cars  above vehicle ... Read More »

El Sereno neighborhood name dispute ends up in court


A group of El Sereno residents have filed a lawsuit against the City Council over its decision last year to recognize a section of the neighborhood  as “Rose Hills.” The City Council in September adopted a motion by Councilmember Jose Huizar to install five blue-and-white Rose ... Read More »