Neighborhood activists were victorious in 2014 when they blocked a real estate development on a hill named Flat Top, preserving the hilltop between Montecito Heights and Lincoln Heights as open space. Within a few months, however, complaints started cropping up that Northeast Trees, the environmental group that ... Read More »
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L.A. Fire Department investigators are looking into about a half dozen small vegetation fires that broke out today in and around Debs Park near Montecito Heights as well as Sycamore Park in Highland Park. L.A. Park Rangers called fire department investigators late this afternoon to talk ... Read More »
MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- Plenty of gardeners in Northeast Los Angeles are wondering when – if ever – the El Niño rains will appear. “We were hoping that the rains would do our watering for us this winter,” says Justin Yee, National Park Service restoration technician and nursery manager at Los Nogales Nursery, which is located on the grounds of the Audubon Center at Debs Park. “It’s been so unusually dry and hot here; maybe next month it will unload on us. We hope.” Read More »
MONTECITO HEIGHTS — Martha Benedict took the photo above as the setting sun turned the clouds shades of orange and crimson at the end of what she noted was the second shortest day of the year. Read More »
548 Coleman | $3,750/month | Property Website This tastefully remodeled two level home sits on a quiet street in Montecito Heights and super close to South Pasadena, Highland Park, Mt. Washington and short drive to Downtown LA (DTLA), Burbank, Los Feliz, etc. The home is located ... Read More »
MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- Martha Benedict was up early today to catch images of what she described as a "crazy beautiful dawn." A trio of photos show how the clouds changed from a dusty pink to a golden orange as the sun rose. Read More »
MONTECITO HEIGHTS — A speeding car crashed into parked vehicles this afternoon in the 3600 block of Griffin Avenue, the third collision in recent months on this stretch of the street, according to one resident. A blue car heading south on Griffin smashed into a parked ... Read More »
MONTECITO HEIGHTS– The hot and humid weather have made things uncomfortable but have also been accompanied by some dramatic clouds and sunsets. Martha Benedict snapped this shot earlier tonight as sunrays burst through clouds just before day’s end. Read More »
He is in Ernest Debs Park hanging out around the pond. No photo yet, but he has a tag with the name Kilo. Called the number on the tag and left a message. Other hikers said he has been up there around 3 days at least ... Read More »
For Rent: Immaculate Craftsman Style Duplex in Montecito Heights | Fully Equipped with Modern Comfort
4106 Homer St | $2,795/month | Property Website Refined details, modern comfort, classic charm – all belong here. This home was renovated completely with no expenses spared and it is perfect to the last detail! Brand new bamboo flooring, new finishes, paint, kitchen with new stainless ... Read More »
Small white dog found on corner of Montecito Drive and Griffin Ave. Female, no collar Contact: 310-666-9631 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »
FOUND – 9 lb female miniature pincher, possibly chihuahua mix. Wandering on Griffin near Avenue 39 on Saturday, June 27. She is sweet, friendly, house trained, socialized, responds to some commands. Used to other dogs and cats. No tags or microchip. About 9 lbs. We would ... Read More »
MONTECITO HEIGHTS – The temperature topped 90 degrees today and is expected to do the same on Sunday, when more than 20,000 runners pour through the streets for the L.A. Marathon. There won’t be any relief from the heat for runners and residents until the middle ...
MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- Police have released a surveillance video of two burglary suspects who might be connected to a series of break-ins, including a recent incident in which the suspects broke into the victim’s home while she barricaded herself in a bathroom.
A Homeless Town Hall this week focused on the homeless problem along the Arroyo Seco covered a wide range of questions and issues, from the need for more affordable housing to concerns about public safety and the cost of encampment clean ups. The Tuesday night panel discussion and forum at Ramona Hall included not only residents, police officers and homeless advocates, but some homeless individuals as well.