Friday, October 9, 2015

Silver Lake stories, photos and more

Silver Lake Mid-Century in Ivanhoe School District


At the top of Silver Lake in the coveted Moreno Highlands area sits this magical 1940s mid-century. This warm and inviting 3-bedroom, 2-bath home is overflowing with character and features a large living room with high beamed ceiling and fireplace, a cozy den,and dining area all with incredible westward-facing views. Read More »

Silver Lake Mid-Century Modern Treehouse


True Mid-Century modern living is found in this Silver Lake "treehouse" designed by architect Robert A. Pratt circa 1954. Brilliantly sited to capture spectacular 180 degree views from the mountains to the ocean ... Read More »

Do thieves have the master key to your mailbox?

A Silver Lake mail box struck by thieves | Michael Donovan

SILVER LAKE — The tenants of a Silver Lake residential complex this weekend discovered that their centralized mailbox had been opened and emptied of letters and other mailers. How did the thieves do it? Apparently they had obtained a stolen or counterfeited master key that postal ... Read More »

Silver Lake stairway gets a colorful makeover

Swan Stairway mural

SILVER LAKE —  Casey Revkin-Maugér looks forward to early morning walks up the Swan Place Stairway with her dog Baxter and being rewarded with a Downtown view from the top of the stairs.  After a neighborhood program was launched last year to adopt and care for ... Read More »

Showers and sunshine

Photo by Dan Gershon

Those who thought the rains were over were surprised late this afternoon as heavy downpours hit the area, soaking parts of Atwater, Echo Park, Silver Lake and other Eastside neighborhoods.  The clouds and rains gave way, however,  as Dan Gershon captured a shot of the sunset ... Read More »

Rowena Road Diet traffic and anger spill over into side streets


SILVER LAKE -- The biggest complaint about the Rowena Road Diet heard at a recent community meeting was about the drivers who now jam side streets looking for a short cut. A video posted by LAist shows how jammed and heated things get on one of the side streets, Angus Street, where drivers are shown getting out of their cars and screaming at each other. Read More »

Hundreds without power in Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE — About 750 LADWP customers in Silver Lake are without power this afternoon in an outage that might have been the result of a vehicle striking a power pole, said a utility spokeswoman. Service was knocked out to homes and businesses and some traffic ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Big Black Cat


Big black cat Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Friends of Micheltorena Kick off Annual Fall Pledge Drive

Micheltorena Elementary School, photo courtesy of Matt Luem

Submitted by Friends of Micheltorena The Friends of Micheltorena (FOM) has kicked off the first day of the Annual Fall Pledge Drive for Micheltorena Elementary School in Silver Lake. Last year FOM raised over $100,000, up from $50,000 the previous year, and this year we have a ... Read More »