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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Elysian Heights stories, photos and more

Lost in Echo Park: Beloved black lab/chow/collie

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Lola age 8, 55 pounds whitened pointed snout slightly overweight escaped Cerro Gordo and Lemoyne street Friday evening. May be heading for home near Vermont and Santa Monica Blvd. She is microchipped. Please contact 213-281-8074 or [email protected] Contact: 213-281-8074 [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Heights: Tuxedo Cat

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She has white paws, whiskers, and mouth. Can be skittish. Wearing a blue collar and is microchipped. Last seen 7/21 around Baxter/Lake Shore Ave Contact: 323-356-2242 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

For Sale: Tranquil Hideaway in Elysian Heights

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2137 Vestal Ave | $998,000 | Property Website BROKERS’ OPEN: Tuesday, July 12,  11 am – 2 pm. OPEN SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2-5. Love nest perched high on a hill in Elysian Heights. Your own private nature preserve on 15,000 sf of meandering pathways, tall pines, ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Heights: Siamese cat

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Gone since this weekend. Usually hangs out anywhere from the Alessandro schoolyard to the 2 freeway. Has anyone seen her? White collar and tag. This happened six months ago and she came back, suspiciously well fed, 10 days later. Are you holding onto this cat? Please ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Heights: Snowshoe Siamese male cat

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Missing from Cerro Gordo Street and Lemoyne Street. He went missing on May 4. Contact: 323 663 4002, [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Mayor Garcetti sells Echo Park home for $1.7 million

ECHO PARK ––  Mayor Eric Garcetti and wife Amy Wakeland have sold their former residence in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park for $1.705 million, according to Redfin.  That’s $55,000 over the asking price. Garcetti purchased the Mid-Century house at the bottom of a large hillside ... Read More »

Elysian Heights truck stop

Friday's stuck truck | David Schnepp

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — How many trucks, buses, limos and other long vehicles have bottomed out and gotten stuck at the intersection of Echo Park Avenue Cerro Gordo Street? We have lost track. But there were two more, stuck truck incidents on Friday and Saturday involving different ... Read More »

Found in Elysian Heights: Friendly Cat

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Male neutered cat started hanging out around our yard (near Cerro Gordo/Princeton) over the last 3-4 weeks…he’s friendly, no microchip. Looking to see if someone recognizes him. Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

A different view of Alvarado and Baxter

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ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — The corner of  Baxter and Alvarado streets  is one of those places in the hills where people have gathered to watch stunning sunsets, glimmering city lights or brush fires in the distance. But passersby this week found that part of the view had ... Read More »

Found in Elysian Heights: Black male cat

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Found a young healthy black male cat. Very friendly and playful. Found Sunday September 20th in Elysian Park between the fire road and Stadium Way. L ooking for a new home if no owner responds. Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Elementary School: Reaching Toward the Future

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Submitted by Elysian Heights Elementary Grade Levels: K-6 Elysian Heights Elementary School (EHES) is celebrating 100 years of service in the Elysian Heights Valley. As we celebrate the past, we have squarely set our sights on transforming our foundation to ensure we are preparing students to ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Architectural Open This Weekend

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2115 Park Drive. Distinctive custom residence on Elysian Heights’ premier street. Designed by noted local architect Barton Choy and completed in 2002, it has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a large loft that could function as an additional bedroom or home office and exploits majestic views from ... Read More »

Sheriff’s bus makes an unscheduled stop in Elysian Heights

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ELYSIAN HEIGHTS -- All manner of large vehicles - moving vans, Metro buses and stretch limos - have gotten stuck trying to maneuver up and down the steep streets and tight turns of Elysian Heights and Echo Park. But this appears to be a first: an L.A. County Sheriff's Department bus - the kind used to transport prisoners - got stuck this morning as it headed down Cerro Gordo Street and tried to make a turn at Echo Park Avenue.

Lost in Elysian Heights: Grey Cornish Rex Cat

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Lost cat named Marie. She is the grey cat in this picture.  She has less hair now. She was lost June 6 at Sargent Court right next to Elysian Park. She is 2 years old. You can’t miss her if you see her, very friendly. Contact: ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Eco Modern at $1.2M

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This newly constructed home is nestled in the quiet hills of Elysian Heights. Built by Sunia Homes, this LEED certified home features a unique first-floor entry that winds through spacious living and dining room areas.

Attic fire reported in Echo Park [updated]

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — Firefighters are responding to reports of an attic fire in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park that broke out at about 12: 30 p.m.  in a one-story duplex in the 2300 block of Echo Park Avenue, according to preliminary reports. * Update:  ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Elementary has talent

Devo-like act at last year's talent show | Courtesy Emilio Garza

Elysian Heights – The Elysian Heights Elementary School Talent Show, a fundraiser that benefits the school, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 1 pm to 5 p.m. on the playground. Expect a raffle, food, vendors and, of course, live entertainment featuring a student talent ... Read More »