Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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Eagle Rock Music Festival to showcase neighborhood vibe

EAGLE ROCK -- The 17th annual Eagle Rock Music Festival is making its comeback on August 20 after being postponed last year. The event, which has booked 35 acts, is among the largest free music festivals in Los Angeles and is expected to attract 70,000 people. But the community didn’t want it growing so large that the festival lost its neighborhood feel. Read More »

Occidental professor sued over fatal crash; memorial to murder victims rises next to Echo Park Lake

Silver Lake | Gina Acuna

MORNING REPORT: An Occidental College professor was allegedly on his cell phone when he was involved in a crash that killed an Eagle Rock motorcyclist, according to a lawsuit filed by the victim's family .... Mexican conceptual artist Teresa Margolles talks about La Sombra (The Shade), a memorial to Los Angeles murder victims that has been installed next to Echo Park Lake Read More »

Smoke everywhere you look

Sunset smoke viewed from Silver Lake | Dan Gershon

Dan Gershon of Silver sent in the photo above of the sun setting to west in a bank of smoke from the 20,000-acre Sand brush fire near Santa Clarita. Meanwhile, another cloud of smoke began rising early tonight as a fire broke out in a pallet ... Read More »

Boyle Heights bar sued over criminal activity; Glassell Park “land art” features native plants; L.A. jobless rate keeps dropping

Echo Park | Andy House

MORNING REPORT: The District Attorney has filed suit against the owner and landlord of El Troquedero, a Boyle Heights bar that allegedly has an " open-door policy for gang members" and has been the scene of shootings, drug sales and other criminal activities .... A native plants garden now growing near the L.A. River in Glassell Park is part of Los Angeles' first public art biennial ... The unemployment rate in L.A. County last month dropped to 4.8%, the lowest level in 9 years Read More »

New from Tracy Do, Properties for Sale in Silver Lake, Mt. Washington & Hollywood


An updated hillside home with views in the coveted Mt. Washington School District. This two-level residence has an open floor plan and three generously-proportioned bedrooms. In the converted garage, find high ceilings, concrete floors and a rollup door -- a great space for an artist, artisan or writer. Nearby hot-spots include Highland Park Bowl, Kitchen Mouse and Civil Coffee, among others.
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Too hip for hipsters and trouble for Tenants in Silver Lake, crystal craze and new café in Echo Park


The influx of high-end retailers along Sunset in Silver Lake has some folks questioning if the neighborhood has lost its bohemian edge, Racked LA reports. Business owners such as Clare Vivier, who opened her first accessories boutique in 2012 on “The Corner” of Sunset and Mitcheltorena and LACAUSA’s Rebecca Grenell share their opinions and insights about the shift. Read More »

A/C not keeping you cool? Find a repair expert in The Eastside Guide

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The Eastside Guide’s Business & Services Directory is designed to help Eastsiders find the services they need while supporting small businesses and neighborhood entrepreneurs. The businesses and services in the directory have not been reviewed nor are they endorsed by The Eastsider. Users are responsible for ... Read More »

The Rental Girl’s Saturday Rent Crawl & Open House Schedule for July 23 – 24


Come on out and join The Rental Girl for our weekly Saturday Rent Crawl. Check available rentals in Atwater Village, Downtown, Hollywood, Lincoln Heights Los Feliz & Silver Lake Thinking of buying? Click here for the Complete Guide to this Weekend’s Eastside LA Open Houses. Read More »

Crime on the rise citywide; who will be playing at Echo Park Rising?

East Los Angeles | The Eastsider

MORNING REPORT: Despite deploying additional officers and resources to trouble spots, crime continued to rise across the city during the first half of the year, with violent crime up nearly 16% compared to same period last year .... This year's Echo Park Rising music and arts festival will highlight female performers and women-led bands ..... Lost in Elysian Heights: Tuxedo Cat Read More »

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