Thursday, November 26, 2015

Highland Park stories, photos and more

Lost in Highland Park: My baby Pom Pom


I lost my white pomeranian around York and Figueroa. My friend was watching my dog and he got out of their yard. He has little seziures and needs medicine. Please bring my dog to his mom thank you..10 pounds…white fawn hell answer by his name…he does ... Read More »

Man shot dead in Highland Park [updated]

5000 Raphael map

HIGHLAND PARK — Detectives this morning are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 5000 block of Raphael Street. Sgt. Roberto Alaniz with LAPD Northeast Division said the victim was shot multiple times at about 2 a.m. No further information was available at this ... Read More »

Former Miss Universe returns to her Highland Park school with encouragement and a $100,000 donation

Michelle Ontiveros, Franklin High School Student Body President, along with Miss Universe 1988, Porntip Nakhirunkanok, Franklin High Class of 86, and Ms. Regina Marquez-Martinez| Joe walker

HIGHLAND PARK -- When Porntip Nakhirunkanok, a 1986 graduate of Franklin High School, visited her mother in Thailand during her first year of college, she had no idea that she would soon be crowned Miss Universe. She had entered a "Miss Thailand" contest at the urging of her mom, and a whirlwind of events followed, with her being named Miss Universe in 1988. Earlier this week, Porntip was back at Franklin High to donate $100,000 to a school scholarship fund. Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park 2/2 with Views


985 Mayo St | $649,000 | Property Website The trick with this quintessential Spanish is the temptation to stroll out to the deck, sit down & refuse to leave ’til it’s yours. Why? Because it’s the biggest room in the house, has 3-D San Gabriel views ... Read More »

New Highland Park church invites whole neighborhood to one table

Goldline Church services | Mustafa Zeno

HIGHLAND PARK -- It’s Sunday morning and the Zieglers are going to church. Jon and Janna Ziegler throw on their Sunday best; a traditional priest collar over pairs of skinny jeans. They pack their two young daughters into the backseat and fill the trunk with candles, sacred artwork, and wine for Holy Communion. Phones buzz with texts from co-pastors Juan and Maria Marentes. When they pull into the parking lot at Ramona Hall, the community center’s transformation into a make-shift sanctuary is already underway. Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Two friendly pugs


We lost our two fawn pugs from the area around Ave 54 and Marmion way in Highland Park this afternoon (Nov 14). They must have gotten out of the gate and were not wearing collars. They are extremely friendly. We miss them terribly. If someone is ... Read More »