Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Highland Park businesses respond to anti-gentrification protest

Cafe De Lech on York | Nathan Solis

Highland Park — You could call it public performance art or you could call it a protest. Last Saturday, members of the North East Los Angeles Alliance marched down the sidewalks of York Boulevard as well as Figueroa Street, posting “eviction” notices on the storefronts of businesses “for not complying with the needs of the working class.” The protest against displacement and gentrification targeted a number of newer businesses that have come to symbolize the demographic and economic changes sweeping across the neighborhood. Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park – 6 Units With Views!

Highland Park, real estate

6000 La Prada St |  Property Website The Coronado Real Estate Group presents a pride of ownership six unit income property on a quiet cul-de-sac in Highland Park. Built in 1963 it consists of 4,640 SF on a 6,578 SF lot on a lush NELA hillside. Four ... Read More »

It’s back to school for a Highland Park tortoise

Truck, the tortoise | Photo courtesy Jessica Craven

Highland Park  –  After going missing for a few days,  Truck, a tortoise that has served as the mascot for The Garden Cooperative Nursery School, has been found, parents reported on Sunday.  Not surprisingly, Truck did not get very far, reports parent Jessica Craven: He had ... Read More »

New And Modern Green-Built Home Now Available In Highland Park


New modern green-built home with green point rating. Built with our discerning Highland Park creatives in mind. The top floor living area flows seamlessly to the front balcony with floor to ceiling glass to capture the views and lush greenery of the mature trees lining the street. High ceilings give room to breath and an expansive feel. Using green materials helps eliminate the products that off gas chemicals. Read More »