Sunday, August 28, 2016

Highland Park stories, photos and more

House on fire in Highland Park [updated]


HIGHLAND PARK — A one-story house is on fire this afternoon near Avenue 54 and Abbott Place, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. Avenue 54 is being blocked from Figueroa to Abbott, according to LAFD. UPDATE @ 1:11 pm: The fire was extinguished in less than ... Read More »

Police activity in Highland Park area [updated]

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HIGHLAND PARK — Residents are reporting a significant amount of police activity – including a large number of squad cars and a police helicopter circling overhead – tonight near York Boulevard and San Pasqual Avenue on the border of Highland Park and Garvanza.  Twitter user Simply ... Read More »

Highland Park development suffers another setback

HIGHLAND PARK —  It’s been three years since the City Council backed plans to build 80 apartments and condos on the public parking lots near the Highland Park Gold Line station. But a group of opponents, who said the Highland Park Transit Village was too big,  won ... Read More »

For Sale: Remodeled Masterpiece in Highland Park


6267 Tipton Way | $1,265,000 | Property Website At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this one of a kind hilltop craftsman home infused w/ modern design boasts awe-inspiring treetop views! Expanded and renovated from the ground up creating essentially a brand new 3bed/3bath masterpiece w/ ... Read More »

For Sale: Hills of Highland Park


6060 Roy St | $629,000 | Property Website 2BR, 1BA quality renovation in the hills of Highland Park. Large corner living room windows are the draw of this sweet home, with their compelling views of the local hills and San Gabriels.New wide planked hickory floors unify ... Read More »

Highland Park food trucks moving on


HIGHLAND PARK — For the past five years, food trucks and their fans have gathered at the back of a shopping center at York Boulevard and Figueroa Street for a weekly celebration of mobile cuisine. Last week, however, Mong Skillman, organizer of the Tuesday night Eat ... Read More »

Hip Urban Craftsman in Highland Park


Cutest house ever! This romantic 2 bedroom Craftsman cottage is just a heartbeat from the hippest locations on both Fig AND York in Highland Park with a walk score of 83. Like to bowl? You're just a few blocks away. Read More »

For Sale: Sweet Urban Farm in Highland Park


1862 N Ave 56 | $595,000 | Property Website Attention Urban Farmers, Chicken Wranglers, Tree Huggers…Come realize your every hands in the dirt dreams on this 11,000+ gently up-slope setting. Start with morning tea in the fenced front patio, move on to happy summer gatherings in ... Read More »

York Boulevard panaderia prepares for more change

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HIGHLAND PARK —  It’s been three years since Edmundo Rodriguez and son Mario took over Elsa’s Bakery, the York Boulevard panaderia that had been serving up Mexican pan dulce to generations of residents.  They added coffee and other items to adapt the panaderia to a gentrifying ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix


Sweet Jack is about 20 lbs. He is a Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix, or something close. He is fast and timid and needs meds! He is primarily white with brown spots, wearing a green collar. Please help us find him! He was last seen on Mount Angelus ... Read More »

Safer left turns at Figueroa and York

Courtesy Council District 14

HIGHLAND PARK — The busy intersection of Figueroa Street and York Boulevard has been the scene of numerous collisions over the years, including a crash that left six people injured last May. Today, in a bid to make the intersection safer, new left-turn lights have been ... Read More »