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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Silence is golden but it apparently doesn’t sell ice cream

The New York Times recently ran a story about a backlash against ice cream carts and trucks, with parents complaining about the endless jingles and ringing bells that send kids into a sugar-crazed frenzy. Lincoln Heights resident Melle Belle Karakawa can sympathize since she and her ... Read More »

Fire from afar

The fires spreading in the mountains above La Canada-La Flintridge are making for some beautiful and troubling images being captured by residents across the Eastside. The top image was taken Saturday afternoon by Diane Edwardson from Corralitas Drive in Silver Lake (click here for images); John ... Read More »

A fiery view from Mt. Washington

Many residents have spent recent nights mesmerized by the glow of wild fires burning in the mountains. Photographer Paul Antico was up last night to take the photo above of the La Cañada fire from Moon Canyon in Mt. Washington. “I live in the neighborhood and ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

What new Echo Park shop will be selling wood postcards and other gifts? Looking for a new brunch spot in Silver Lake? Who is serving $5 brews in Eagle Rock? The answers in Eastsider on the Go. Image from SpitFireGirl.com Read More »

Up for grabs: your neighborhood school

Back-to-school sales are in full swing. But why settle for some new clothes and notebooks for your kids when you can shop for an entire campus? The Los Angeles school board earlier this week voted to allow charter schools and other groups to operate about 250 ... Read More »

Echo Park gets bugged *

Forget about those gun-toting gang members. The most wanted suspect in Echo Park these days is a tiny bug. The California Department of Food & Agriculture will be setting out traps and “planning a treatment program” targeted at a citrus-loving pest called the Asian citrus psyllid. ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog: * Will raising plants raise test scores at Mt. Washington Elementary? School Yard * Eastside Crime Watch: Rapes in Boyle Heights and Echo Park; car thieves kept busy in Angeleno Heights and Eagle Rock. Eastside 911 Photo ... Read More »