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Celebrating the cultures and traditions of NELA at Lummis Day Festival

Film screenings. Art exhibits. Outdoor music. And a parade. All these and other events will mark this weekend’s 12th annual Lummis Day Festival, which showcases the cultures and traditions of Northeast L.A. The free festival continues its multi-cultural focus with musical performances ranging from the 30-voice Selah Gospel Choir to the indie quartet Teen Judge. There will also be puppet ... Read More »

New from Tracy Do, Great Properties in Echo Park and NELA

This sprawling private sanctuary at the top of an Echo Park canyon places you in a magical setting, above the city but still close to it. The grand, beautifully updated Craftsman-style home sits on expansive grounds covering four contiguous parcels, with lush greenery and wandering brick pathways Read More »

Bowling for bargains in Northeast L.A.

With the opening of Highland Park Bowl last month, there’s a renewed interest in the art of knocking down pins in an alley both as sport and recreation. After all, bowling is socially ecumenical: it’s a great place for kids birthday parties, fun for families, the perfect second date for teens, social outlet for seniors, college bonding, Father’s Day Fun, the list goes on, Read More »

Bulletin Board: New Dual Language Immersion School- PUC iPREP

Submitted by PUC Schools A new Spanish and Mandarin Dual Immersion K-8 School in the Northeast Los Angeles area is set to open in the Fall of 2016! It will open with two Kindergarten classes operating within a 90/10 model: one Spanish Immersion and one Mandarin Immersion and one 6th and 7th grade Spanish Immersion class operating from a 40/60 ... Read More »

Lummis Day Festival honors a master printmaker

MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Lummis Day Festival celebrates features numerous artists as it celebrates the arts and culture of Northeast L.A. But on Saturday, the festival focused its attention on honoring the legacy of one artist, print maker Richard Duardo, who died last year at age 62. Read More »

Will the Arroyo Seco flow back to life?

While the L.A. River is poised for a billion-dollar restoration, the nearby Arroyo Seco seems almost forgotten as it runs down a narrow slit along the 110 Freeway through Northeast L.A. But a feasibility study now underway may eventually lead to a restoration of the Arroyo Seco as well.

Northeast L.A. students take a walk in the past lane

HIGHLAND PARK -- At Ramona Hall, eighth graders from Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School were practicing their lines and testing their delivering. After all, show time was only days away. While costumes and props were in place, some adrenal jitters needed to be worked out during this rehearsal. The upcoming show, however, was not a theatrical performance, but rather a shared educational experience.