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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Found in Highland Park: Blue heeler mix dog

Sweet female found running loose on Irvington St. between Ave 53 and Ave 54, near Franklin High School. She has no collar but is friendly and well-trained. Contact: masseymail@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read More »

Let the burps begin

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Probably L.A.’s biggest root beer party will take place this Sunday, July 20 at Galco’s Soda Pop Stop for the Highland Park’s annual Summer Soda Tasting event and fundraiser for the Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition (FoSMC). Read More »

Councilman Cedillo blocks bike lanes on Figueroa

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After several months of community meetings and deliberation, Councilman Gil Cedillo has for now indefinitely halted  plans to install  bicycle lanes on Figueroa Street in Cypress Park and Highland Park, a proposal that would have required the removal of a lane for motor vehicle traffic. In ... Read More »

Found in Hermon: Husky German Shepherd Mix

FOUND male Husky/Shepherd mix yesterday during the day in South Pasadena/Hermon/El Sereno/Highland Park area. on July 4. This guy was wandering in the street on Marmion Way by the park, Arroyo Seco, 110 fwy. Large male dog around 50 lbs, tan/white color unneutered, no collar, no ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Highland Park gets juicy

HIGHLAND PARK — If the opening of the neighborhood’s first Starbucks has residents riled up about gentrification, imagine what they will think about the arrival of a new cold, pressed juice bar selling a 16-ounce bottle of Apple-Celery-Kale-Romaine-Parsley-Lemon-Ginger for $9?  We will find out soon as ... Read More »

Occidental College interested in taking over Highland Park’s historic Lummis Home [updated]

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HIGHLAND PARK — The city’s Recreation & Parks Department will begin negotiating with Occidental College to have the school manage and restore the Lummis Home, one of the Northeast L.A.’s most important historic landmarks that is in need of repairs and renovation. The Board of Recreation ... Read More »

Protesters demanding a safer Figueroa march on council member’s office

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HIGHLAND PARK — Wearing Dia De Los Muertos style-face paint and masks, a group of bicycle safety and pedestrian advocates, parents and children marched on Figueroa Street on Tuesday afternoon to honor  the pedestrians killed on the street and put more pressure on Councilman Gil Cedillo ... Read More »

New Starbucks stirs up debate at Highland Park council meeting; gentrification town hall in the works*

HIGHLAND PARK — Like it or not, a grand opening will be held on August 15 for a  drive-thru style Starbucks on York Boulevard. While some Highland Park residents can’t wait for their Frappuccinos, the mere mention of the coffee chain’s name at a recent neighborhood ... Read More »

Police busy in Northeast L.A. today

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Two separate incidents – the search and capture of a murder suspect and the pursuit of a stolen vehicle – triggered a lot of police activity this morning across Highland Park, El Sereno and Hermon. KTLA has video of  the police chase of  a stolen vehicle ... Read More »

For Sale: Modern Highland Park Hacienda

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229 Thorne Street | $557,900 | Property Website Finally, the home you’ve been waiting for in Highland Park! Three bedrooms and two full bathrooms on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Garvanza area of Highland Park just off York Blvd. This entertainer’s dream home sits on a huge ... Read More »