Thursday, July 28, 2016

Highland Park stories, photos and more

“Artisan marketplace” planned for York Boulevard


HIGHLAND PARK — The owners of a York Boulevard commercial building plan to transform the property into an “artisan marketplace” with space for vendors, restaurants and live entertainment, according to the Planning Department. The York Market, as the project is described in an online summary, is ... Read More »

Monte Vista 5th graders win Film Award


Submitted by Monte Vista Street Elementary School PK, 2-6 Ms. Amodeo’s 5th grade class won “Most Creative Film” at the Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles’ 9th Annual Film Festival on May 1, 2016. The film is titled “The Awakening” and the 5th grade students wrote, ... Read More »

WaBa Grill coming to Highland Park

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HIGHLAND PARK — A former  coin-laundry is being converted into an outlet for the fast growing WaBa Grill chain of teriyaki chicken-bowl restaurants. Building permits have been issued to construct a WaBa Grill at 6316 N. Figueroa Street, which is a former coin laundry in the ... Read More »

Highland Park celebrates Franklin High’s centennial

franklin high centennial parade band by katrina alexy

HIGHLAND PARK — The 100th anniversary of  Franklin High School  is being celebrated today with a parade down Avenue 54, tours, book fair, music, birthday cake and the unveiling of a school museum. Katrina Alexy snapped photos as the Franklin marching band and school clubs made ... Read More »

For Sale: Cali bungalow with a Park-like Backyard!


1836 N. AVENUE 52  | $625,000 | Property Website The great escape v.2016…a cozy home with a tranquil vibe and a big inviting backyard…done and done. It’s staycation-time and the living is easy. Spring has arrived and it’s in full bloom on your 10,000 sf lot.The ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Lost Boxer Mix


Melina got away yesterday around 6 pm at Almaden and 51 (north of York). She has collar, tags and registered chip. She’s very fast and can be skittish. We just pulled her out of San Bernadino shelter this week- was spayed Monday. Please call/ text if ... Read More »

Signs of the past revealed on Figueroa

Old windows revealed | Katrina Alexy

HIGHLAND PARK — The renovation of several commercial buildings along Figueroa Street have revealed historic features and forgotten names that have been hidden for decades behind newer facades. For example, a trio of arched windows and a painted “Highland Park Bowl” sign were recently uncovered as ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Black cat named Egg


Our cat Egg has gone missing. His fur is all black with undertones of chocolate brown and has a few stray grey hairs on his chest and shoulder. He is 9lbs and medium sized. He is shy and sweet and usually stays close to home or ... Read More »

For Sale: Mid-Century in the Highland Park hills!


529 Marie Avenue | $689,000 | Property Website Welcome to Spring and the joy awakened by the big sky surrounding you, as you sit gazing upon the bright lights of Downtown L.A. This Mid-Century beauty will create quite the brouhaha as you and all your friends ... Read More »

Found in Highland Park: Elderly female Pekinese


Friendly and a little overweight Pekinese. We found her in the bushes between the house next door and another house being rebuilt in the middle of Highland Park near Figueroa and Delphi/Le Gray. She has no chip, no collar. March 30, 2016 found. Contact: 323-253-7677 Want ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Black male cat


My cat Peanut has been missing since Thursday, March 31st. He is chipped but not wearing a collar. He’s 4.5 years old, with a white spot on his chest, green eyes and is neutered. He’s a long, hefty cat at 18 lbs. He’s shy, but very ... Read More »

Found in Highland Park: Fawn cocker spaniel


Found on York, fawn, looked to be older, taken to north central animal shelter Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

New parklet in the works for Highland Park

possible parklets

HIGHLAND PARK — Things have  not go well for the York Boulevard parklet. Last July, a hit-and-run driver smashed into parklet’s benches and planters that had created a public gathering space on the 5000 block of York. The damaged parklet was fenced off for several months ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Pomeranian


My dog got out of the yard on 11/10/2015…haven’t been able to find him ….hes around 11 and his family misses him..his name is Whitey…lost around York and Figueroa…hes friendly but he gets scared when he feels threatened Pomeranian Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & ... Read More »