Sunday, April 13, 2014

Highland Park stories, photos and more

Police seeking sexual assault victims of former Franklin High teacher

Police are looking for Franklin High students who may have been sexually assaulted by a teacher who worked at the Highland Park campus for nearly a decade. Peter Christopher Gomez,  who had recently been a drama and history teacher at Bell Senior High School, was arrested ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Restored Highland Park Craftsman With Modern Amenities Open This Week

If character, quality and serenity are on your must have list, this exceptional 1913 Craftsman in the heart of Highland Park is your new home. Meticulously restored, it blends original detail – including unique buffet, cabinetry and built-ins – with the sensitive enhancements of hardwood floors, ... Read More »

Five arrested following Highland Park shooting


Police responding to reports of gunfire early this morning in Highland Park arrested five suspects after their vehicle crashed near Avenue 52 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway. The LAPD Northeast Division on its Facebook page provided details of the incident that began after 1 a.m.: Last ... Read More »

What a difference 2+ years makes on York Boulevard

York Boulevard has undergone plenty of change in the last few years, with numerous  businesses coming and going on the Highland Park street. The stretch of road that has been deemed L.A.’s coolest street (whatever that means) doesn’t show any signs of slowing down with  the ... Read More »

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher


Charlie Fisher has watched Northeast L.A. change around him over his lifetime. He grew up in Mt. Washington and has lived in Highland Park for more than two decades. While the evolution of neighborhoods  is a large part of what he loves about Los Angeles,  Fisher ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Signs of change at Mr. T’s Bowl in Highland Park

Back in November The Eastsider reported that the Figueroa Street building that houses Mr. T’s Bowl & Nightclub, a former Highland Park bowling alley turned nightspot, was up for sale at an asking price of $3.25 million. The sales listing is no longer active and it’s ... Read More »

Does “Figueroa Plaza” sound like Highland Park to you?

The newly expanded Vons shopping center at Figueroa Street and La Loma Road in Eagle Rock is nearing completion, with a roster of  tenants that includes The Habit (grilled onions, please), Wells Fargo, T-Mobile and Supercuts, according to information posted inside the supermarket.  While some residents in ... Read More »

For Sale: Contemporary Home in Highland Park!


4839 Buchanan St   |   $699,900 |  Property Website VIEWS VIEWS and more VIEWS!!! Walk into this beautifully remodeled 3 bedroom home, and instantly fall in love with its open floor plan! Enjoy its contemporary remodeled kitchen that features new marble counter tops, new wood and ... Read More »

Fire damages Highland Park hillside home*

Eagle Rock fire. Photo by Matt Hartmann 2-7-2014 2-36-17 PM

It took 50 firefighters about half an hour to put out a fire that broke out this afternoon in a hillside home on the northern edge of Highland Park.  No one was injured in the blaze that began at about 1 p.m. in the 1900 block ... Read More »

For Rent: Beautiful Craftsman Bungalow + Studio


223 N. Avenue 66   |  $2,645/month  | Property Website Spacious, emotional Craftsman main floor with large separate studio in the Garvanza historical district of Highland Park, closely adjacent to South Pasadena. and the York strip. A tranquil retreat full of sunshine and lovingly restored with original ... Read More »