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Monday, April 27, 2015

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Glendale police standoff attracts attention in Glassell Park

GLASSELL PARK -- Streets have been blocked off and a police helicopter has been hovering overhead this afternoon as Glendale police are engaged in a standoff with a man who allegedly struck his brother with a hammer. Officers are still trying to determine if the man in his early 20s is still inside a home in the 1800 block of Marion Drive in the Adams Hills section of Glendale next to Glassell Park.

Suffering from York Boulevard burnout? How about Glassell Park?

Habitat opens Friday | Jose Gomez

GLASSELL PARK -- When it came to time to expand into Northeast L.A., Jenna Turner, who operates Chango Coffee in Echo Park and owns Sunset Junction Coffee Shop in Silver Lake, skipped over York Boulevard, already brimming with new cafes and shops. That's how she ended up in Glassell Park, where she plans to open the doors to a new coffee shop, Habitat Coffee Shop on Friday.

Glassell Park’s Walnut Canyon gets attention from developers

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GLASSELL PARK -- A group of residents in Glassell Park are concerned about a residential development proposed for Walnut Canyon. Still in the early stages, the developers plan to build 32 single-family homes on the hillside property now covered with lush green grass and trees. Several trees on the hillside have metal tags attached to the trunks and have been spray painted red, triggering concern about their fate. Read More »

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 »