Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Highland Park stories, photos and 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 »

York Boulevard shop reflects a love for office supplies

shorthand on york

HIGHLAND PARK — Shopping for school supplies was one of Rosanna Kvernmo’s favorite things to do as a kid. As an adult, she found her love for school and what she describes as “office-y’ supplies has not diminished. Now, Kvernmo is in her element full time after ... Read More »

Found in Highland Park: White Female Dog


Female, unsure if Spayed Very Docile with all white fur, no ID, Wears Orange Collar Found at the corner of Stratford RD/Avenue 51 Found March 22, 2016 Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

York Park is nice but where are the swings?

york park

HIGHLAND PARK –  Last year saw the opening of York Park, the site of a former gas station now packed with slides, outdoor musical equipment, restrooms, amphitheater, exercise equipment, walking paths, tables and chairs and a large canopy.  But where are the swings?  That’s what some ... Read More »

For Sale: Spacious South Pasadena adjacent home


6703 Gold Pl | $849,000 | Property Website Looking to live in hip & happening Highland Park but prefer a quiet location? Look no further, this 2-story home is the perfect fit. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac bordering South Pasadena, this home is walking distance to ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Orange and White Male Cat


My three-year-old cat has been missing since 3/12/2016. He was last seen at our house in the Garvanza district of Highland Park (6519 Elgin Street, LA, 90042). His name is Oliver. Mostly white with orange stripes, and a couple black markings on his ear and hip. ... Read More »

Crashes and police search in Highland Park [updated]


HIGHLAND PARK —  It’s been an unsettled night in the Garvanza area, where a three-vehicle collision left three persons in critical condition and  police have sealed off a section of the neighborhood as they search for a suspect. It’s not clear, however, if the two incidents ... Read More »

What A Mess: Tree topples in Highland Park

Courtesy Ginger Lucasll

HIGHLAND PARK — Jim Wells found his car under an old tree in the wake of today’s storm on Oleander Drive. The street was completely blocked and firefighters sealed off the area with caution tape, said Ginger Lucas. Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Orange male tabby cat


He was last seen on ave 51 and granada one week ago Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

For Sale: 2-bed/1.5-bath in Highland Park


1965 Phillips Way | $629,000 | Property Website It’s here! That untouched 60’s ranch tucked on its own little knoll, shaded by a glorious sycamore tree and just waiting for your mid century furniture, LP collection & cool patio parties. It’s already open and welcoming so ... Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park Bungalow


5409 Abbott Place | $415000 | Property Website Adorable century old 1BR, 1BA bungalow you just have to love in the heart of Highland Perched above the street, it is has a classic arroyo stone front wall and a welcoming façade with views to the distant ... Read More »