Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Highland Park stories, photos and more

Man fatally stabbed on Figueroa bus [update]

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HIGHLAND PARK — A male passenger was stabbed to death on board a Metro bus Monday night while traveling northbound on Figueroa Street, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. LASD, which is in charge of security on Metro buses and trains, said the stabbing was ... Read More »

New homes to replace 1909 Highland Park bungalow

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HIGHLAND PARK —  A more than century-old bungalow in the 300 block of S Avenue 57 would be replaced with five new townhouses designed under the city’s small-lot development ordinance, according to an application filed with the Planning Department. The project designed by Modative Architecture, which ... Read More »

One injured in Highland Park house fire


HIGHLAND PARK —  One adult was injured in a fire that broke out this morning in a three-story home in the 100 block of S. Avenue 59, the LAFD reported. It took firefighters about 45 minutes to put out the blaze, which began at about 8 ... Read More »

City wants Figueroa RVs to move on

RVs parked on Figueroa | Courtesy L.A. City

HIGHLAND PARK — The City Council will consider a proposal to prohibit RVs and campers from parking overnight on Figueroa Street next to Sycamore Park in response to complaints about criminal activity, trash and other problems. The motion by Councilman Gil Cedillo would prohibit oversized vehicles ... Read More »

How to be a Good Neighbor: Panel on Communities & Change

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Join us on Saturday, Nov. 14 for a conversation about communities and change. How can we create neighborhoods that reflect the best of us? How do we honor longtime residents and key cultures and also encourage economic vitality? Panel: Helen Leung | Co-Executive Director, LA-Más (moderator) ... Read More »

Frank’s Highland Park Camera is gone but its sign will live on

The former home of Frank's Highland Park Camera | Rebecca Schiffman

HIGHLAND PARK -- The blue-and-white Frank's camera store sign has loomed over Figueroa Street for more than three decades, above what had been a well-known, family-owned camera shop. But the brick building was sold last October and is now undergoing an extensive renovation. So, what's going to happen to that oval Frank's sign? Don't worry, says the new owner. It's going to stay where it is. Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park Triplex North of York!


1132 N. Avenue 56 | $824,000 | Property Website The Coronado Real Estate Group is pleased to present for sale this wonderful triplex located in one of Los Angeles’ most sought after neighborhoods, Highland Park. 1132 N. Avenue 56 is ideally located less than one block ... Read More »

What will replace a York Boulevard sandwich shop? [updated]


HIGHLAND PARK — The owners of Schodorf’s Luncheonette have announced the permanent closure of the sandwich shop, which opened nearly five years ago as the York Boulevard restaurant and bar scene was taking off. Matt and Anya Schodorf, who also own Cafe de Leche Café down the block, ... Read More »