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 »