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 »
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The first-ever Pop-Up Indigenous Fine Art Market is taking place at the Lummis Home and Gardens during Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday May 15, 2016 from noon to 5 pm Read More »
Here’s a great opportunity to get into Montecito Heights, a coveted neighborhood where few homes come to market. This single-level residence sits on a hillside cul-de-sac and has been tastefully renovated with pride and skill. Read More »
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 ... Read More »
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 »
Lummis Day- The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles - marks its 10th anniversary with an expansion to a three-day event at five Northeast L.A. sites on June 5, 6 and 7, featuring music, poetry, dance, art, theater and opera representing a rainbow of cultural traditions. Admission to all events is free.
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.
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.
The LADWP today encouraged residents of Eagle Rock and Echo Park to watch their water use in the coming months as two reservoirs that serve the two communities will be taken offline for construction projects.
A group of residents have started a campaign that would reserve the right lanes of the Arroyo Seco Parkway only for exiting and entering the freeway in an effort reduce collisions and improve safety at the highway's notoriously short onramps and offramps. Read More »
Fecal bacteria were present in samples of drinking water taken last month in Northeast L.A. but later testing showed no further signs of contamination, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power. The fecal bacteria posed no danger to public health because there were adequate ... Read More »
A chair made from cow horns, a child-size fainting coach and the handmade commode of early L.A. civic leader Charles Fletcher Lummis. These are just some of the rarely seen “Out of the Vault” items that will be on display at the six museums participating in ... Read More »
HIGHLAND PARK — There are few things more exciting than finding an unaccompanied sketchpad on the street and feeling the temptation to crack it open. It’s an entirely different beast when the sketchpad has instructions inviting passing stranger to draw on its pages. A year ago ... Read More »
City workers today installed self-service, bike repair stations in Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Silver Lake as part of a $17,000 pilot program. The black metal cylinders bolted to the ground serves not only as a place to mount a bike while it’s being repaired, it ... Read More »
The Southwest Museum Gold Line Station is only a short walk from some of cultural and historic treasures of Highland Park, Mt. Washington and Montecito Heights. On Saturday, March 8, “The Living Museum: Sycamore Grove” will showcase the architecture, culture, history and environment on both sides ... Read More »
The city seems to think so and is in the process of setting up a Bicycle Friendly Business District across Northeast L.A. The pilot program would encourage businesses to adopt bike-friendly incentives and practices – such as discounts for bike riders and adopting bike-friendly dress codes ... Read More »
Police this week arrested a Silver Lake man who allegedly spent the last five months stealing packages that were delivered and left in front of residences across Eagle Rock, Glassell Park and Silver Lake. Now, burglary detectives at the Northeast Division are trying to find the ... Read More »
In recent years Colorado Boulevard has been the most widely discussed street when it comes to talk of traffic safety in Northeast L.A. The attention dedicated to Colorado Boulevard is well warranted, however, it is not the only dangerous street in the neighborhood. There are many streets in ... Read More »
View Larger Map Gold Line rail service between Highland Park and South Pasadena was disrupted early this evening after a man was struck and killed by a train as he stood on the tracks near Monterey Road and Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena. The train operator ... Read More »
The holiday season rolled into Highland Park on Sunday in the form of the 69th Annual Northeast Los Angeles Holiday Parade. Numerous Santas, riding atop a fire engine and on bikes, were crowd pleasers, of course. But the parade watchers who lined the 10-block route had ... Read More »
The 21st Annual Discovery Tour on Sunday showcased the work of 100 artists displayed in the homes, gardens and historic landmarks of Northeast L.A. Organized by the Arroyo Arts Collective, the tour allowed visitors to view as well as buy a wide range of art and ... Read More »
A federal judge today sentenced Avenues gang leader and Mexican Mafia associate Rudy Aguirre Jr. to 25 years in prison in connection with the 1999 murder of a rival gang member and the ordering of the killing of another man, reports the L.A. Times. Prosecutors said ... Read More »
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Riders who use DASH buses in Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Los Feliz will have to find another way to get around after a strike brought service to a halt. The labor dispute involving drivers with Veolia Transportation, a private firm hired by the city’s Department ... Read More »
The eighth annual Lummis Day on Sunday, June 2 will celebrate the arts, culture and history of Northeast L.A. with a wide variety of musical and dance performances as well as poetry readings and family-friendly activities. Lummis Day – named in honor of Charles Lummis, an ... Read More »