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Lost in Elysian Heights: Black and White Tuxedo cat

Help us find Pepe Le Pew – a 1 year old male Tuxedo Cat – super friendly and vocal! Went missing the evening of 8/16 in the Elysian Heights area. He is very good at hiding/climbing – so we are hopeful that he got startled and is hiding out in the hood. We miss him so much! He is chipped ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Mini Australian Shepherd/Border Collie

We lost our black and white Mini Australian Shepherd (looks like a Border Collie) Sofia late afternoon/early evening on Sargent Place, she must have slipped out of the house and ran because she is so scared of the fireworks. She is about 35 pounds and 12 years old. Please call any time of day/night if you saw her or found ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Mixed Breed Puppy

  I ran into her owner searching for her. Her name is Lucy, she’s a mixed breed puppy, looks like a Rottie/Dobie mix. She just had her bath, so her collar was off when she bolted. She could be anywhere along the Sunset/Echo Park Ave/Morton Ave/Academy Rd to Elysian Park corridor. Owner’s name is Francisco, he doesn’t have his cell ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Very friendly fluffy black female cat [updated]

She’s one years old/medium- loves to eat. Has a chip and a collar. She loves to visit neighbors and be outside. She loves to eat. Very friendly. She has a delicate little “mew.” We miss her/have you seen our girl? Loma Vista/Allesandro area. Update: The fluffy cat has been found! Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please ... Read More »

For Sale: Heavenly Bungalows in Elysian Heights

1485 Avon Park Terrace | $1,200,000 | Property Website Vintage 4-plex in a quiet corner of Elysian Heights, renovated in just the right way with a tasteful mix of old and new, accented with desert flora, shade palms and seasoned plantings and only steps away from the Park. Includes two 1BR+1BA 1920 bungalows and a 1940 1BR+studio duplex currently being ... Read More »

Elysian Heights will have to go without its neighborhood coffee Fix

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — Fix Coffee, which opened its doors nearly a decade ago, is closing this week after the owner sold the property and the new landlord looks for a new tenant. Owner Marc Gallucci said he met with his staff last night to share the news about the upcoming closure on Friday. “My staff has been aware of the ... Read More »

Elysian Heights trash truck rescue

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — Heavy-duty tow trucks were called in this morning after a city sanitation truck became stuck on the embankment off a narrow, hillside street near Elysian Park. The green sanitation truck was perched and leaning at the top of a steep slope on Duane Street near Park Drive.  Scott Barber took shots before the tow trucks arrived while ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Sweet white dog on Whitmore

I saw this very sweet dog walking on Whitmore. I pulled over to try to see if she had a tag on her collar (it didn’t look like it – was wearing a metal martingale collar). She seemed friendly but hurried off when I tried to get closer to her. Last I saw she ran off toward the cul de ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Heights: 7 month old kitten

Very friendly, fluffy black kitten missing since Friday. She has a blue collar with little yellow fish and is microchipped, but no tag. Alessando/Loma Vista Place area. She is hard to keep indoors, and likes to visit neighbors/will go in and flop down almost anywhere. Hoping she is safe. We miss her. Have you seen her? Pictured with her brother/friend ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Brindle coat, Lab Mix

My roommate found this very sweet, brindle coated Labrador mix in Elysian Park on October 9. He had a new color with a tag on it still, as well as a new leash, when found. He has a very prominent limp, from some problem with his front left paw. He is house trained, and relatively well-behaved, but has an affinity ... Read More »

A field trip to the past courtesy of an Elysian Heights school teacher

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — For many students who attended Elysian Heights Elementary, one of the most memorable experiences was the annual 6th Grade Field Trip organized by teacher Walter Elmer, who arrived at the school in 1970. When there were enough funds available, a busload of Elysian Heights kids went on camping trips to Yosemite. In lean years, the students were taken to ... Read More »