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Former Glassell Park discount store prepares for new tenants

The former Shims discount store awaits new tenants

GLASSELL PARK — It’s been almost two years since Shims Bargain Center on San Fernando Road near Fletcher Drive closed after serving neighborhood bargain hunters for about two decades. After sitting vacant since Shim’s closure, the 11,600-square retail space has now been gutted and building permits ... Read More »

Lost in Glassell Park: Female Terrier Poodle Mix

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I lost my 2-year-old female dog named Rachkie on Saturday morning, 12/20/2014 in the Eagle Rock area (Alumni Avenue and Avenue 45). She was last seen on 12/23/2014 around 5p in the area of Glassell Park (El Paso Drive and Toland Way) wandering about loose. She ... Read More »

Motorcyclist killed in Glassell Park crash

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GLASSELL PARK —  A motorcyclist was fatally injured this afternoon in a collision with a car near Eagle Rock Boulevard and Avenue 42. The victim was pronounced dead at Huntington Memorial Hospital, said Sgt. Kevin Custard with the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division. Detectives are trying to ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Black/brown dog named Roz

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Responds to “Boz” Primarily Black, Brown Legs, Brown circles on eyes Approx 20 lbs Licensed and chipped Do not chase. Please contact Atley (818)370-3427 Contact: Atley – (818) 370-3427 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read More »

Will the Glassell Park Transit Pavilion ever get built?

2004 rendering of transit pavilion created by SciArc students

GLASSELL PARK — It’s been a decade since neighborhood activists and SCI-Arc student architects came up with a plan to build several canopies to shelter bus riders who wait on a  traffic island bounded by San Fernando Road and Eagle Rock Boulevard. The concept and plans ... Read More »

Eastside Property: What does $550k buy in Glassell Park?

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GLASSELL PARK –  Glassell Park’s real estate market is heating up – new townhomes at NELA Union are attracting  buyers in search of contemporary style, new restaurants are attracting foodies, and its position  near Echo Park, Eagle Rock, and Highland Park makes the neighborhood an appealing ... Read More »

Now that was a sunset

Glassell Park view of the sunset | Matt Hartman

A dramatic sunset  ended the day across L.A.  as sunbeams poked through layers of clouds. Matt Hartman  caught some great images from Glassell Park while Dan Gershon sent in a photo from Silver Lake. The images were taken a few hours before a light rain began ... Read More »