Sunday, November 29, 2015

Silver Lake stories, photos and more

Echo Park school locked down [updated]


Mayberry Street Elementary on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake had been locked down briefly this afternoon, according to a school employee. LAPD was searching for a burglary suspect nearby, according to preliminary information. Update @ 12:41 pm: The locked down has been lifted, said ... Read More »

Looks like rain will stay on the Westside. For now.


SILVER LAKE —  Thunderstorms are hitting the Santa Monica Mountains and beach areas while a flood advisory has been issued for the San Gabriel Valley.  But no rain to report – for the moment – in Silver Lake, where Dan Gershon has been photographing the storms in the distance. Read More »

For Sale: Franklin Hills 1940’s Traditional with Views


3839 Clayton Ave. | $995,000 | Property Website This great Franklin Hills 1940’s traditional home sits above the street with expansive views of the hills and L.A.’s downtown skyline. Set on an upslope lot you are welcomed home to a generous open floor plan where the ... Read More »

Silver Lake Midcentury Modern Available for Lease


The Kawaguchi House, a stunning Midcentury Modern home in Silver Lake, is available for lease. Completed in 1953 by noted architect Eugene Kinn Choy the residence enjoys a serene hillside location in the Primrose Hill enclave, prized for its easy Reservoir access and gorgeous vistas. Read More »

City to remove Silver Lake’s DIY traffic cams

Phony Silver Lake traffic camera. photo by Jen Fodor

SILVER LAKE — The city’s Department of Transportation is going to remove four unauthorized traffic cameras and signs that were recently installed at the intersection of  Reservoir and Coronado streets. Jen Fodor noticed that a camera had been installed on a utility pole on one corner ... Read More »

Gory gourds ready for a Silver Lake Halloween

Courtesy Guy Vidal

SILVER LAKE — The Vidal family has once again created some of Silver Lake’s most eye-catching Halloween decorations, with this year’s creation apparently inspired by the movie Aliens.  The gory gourds are on display on West Silver Lake Drive, across from the Silver Lake Reservoir. Read More »