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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Montecito Heights stories, photos and more

A primer on the urban bobcat

Photo courtesy National Park Service/Flickr

The bobcat, although rare in urban settings, sometimes crosses paths with a surprised Angeleño in their neighborhood. After another recent sighting in Montecito Heights and what some described as a “hysteria or unnecessary fear,” a wildlife expert was invited to give residents a lesson in Bobcat 101. Read More »

Found in Lincoln Heights: Friendly German Shepherd

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German Shepherd, probably 2-4yrs, female, pretty friendly but cautious, maybe 50lbs. Found her in Happy Valley- Lincoln Heights – Montecito Heights. Have seen her around for about a week before picking her up. Contact: surf_wise@hotmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click ... Read More »

For Sale: Montecito Heights 3/2 with Studio

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720 Montectio Drive | $799,000 | Property Website Fluid, flexible, FABULOUS!  Perfectly sited on its own lush green knoll, this 60’s retreat is quietly unassuming from the street but simply great in every way as you step through the gated entry. The flow from room to ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Black Chihuahua

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Scared yet gentle black chihuahua mix. She is wearing a red harness and has surprisingly long legs for a chihuahua. Last seen in Highland Park at the Superior Grocers on Figueroa. Do not chase. Sit down and gently coax her. We miss her so very much. ... Read More »

The guardian of a hill called Flat Top

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MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- In high school Roy Payan ran the hills of Montecito Heights for cross country. He remembers being chased by road runner hens and a very green place with rabbits and lizards high above the city in a place known as Flat Top. Today, Payan, a 57-year-old retiree, walks the trail to Flat Top and the area is bare. Beer bottles and bullet casings also litter the ground. But the glamour of Flat Top can’t be denied, like a stage atop a hill with the citizens of Los Angeles below as the audience. Read More »

Montecito Heights hilltop to become parkland

MONTECITO HEIGHTS –  A large parcel of  undeveloped hillside will become public parkland instead of a private housing project after government officials pledged $1.4 million to buy the the hill known as Flat Top. The purchase of about 37 acres is expected to be completed next ... Read More »

Officials launch sweep of Arroyo Seco homeless camps

A homeless encampment being cleaned up near Bridewell. | Martha Benedict

A multi-agency task force this week launched a clean up of  the homeless encampments that have mushroomed along the Arroyo Seco and the  110 Freeway in Hermon and Montecito Heights, where some of the  make-shift homes had second bedrooms and were equipped with TVs and computers ... Read More »

Lost in Montecito Heights: Lost Large White Poodle

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We lost our large white Goldendoodle / poodle on Sat Aug 11th in Montecito Heights (Latrobe / Debs Park / 90031). He is 75lbs and sits about 3ft tall. He is very friendly / affectionate. If you have any info, please call – thank you. 213.392.8738 ... Read More »