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Daily Archives: December 11, 2009

Soggy Santa Watch: It is supposed to rain off-and-on all weekend, threatening a number of Eastside holiday parades and outdoor events. Still, with the exception of a Saturday community clean up in Historic Filipinotown (because the only thing worse than picking up trash, is picking up ... Read More »

Update on transgender killing: America’s Most Wanted will feature a segment on the search for a man suspected of killing 24-year-old transgendered resident Paulina Ibarra last August in her East Hollywood apartment. The Saturday night segment (8 PM on Channel 11) is the most recent effort ... Read More »

Save the Date

Hippie holiday entry in the Echo Park Community Parade/ComparatorFriday, December 11* Glassell Park gathers around the Christmas tree for a holiday tree lighting and canned food drive.* Tired of tree holiday lightings? Check out the Historic Filipinotown Parol Parade and lantern lighting celebration. (What’s a parol?)* ... Read More »

How to turn your musical memories into cash

Find yourself short on holiday cash but somehow still the proud owner of a vintage Partridge Family lunchbox? Then Wayne Johnson of Silver Lake’s Rockaway Records is a person you might want to meet. Johnson, who founded the store 30 years ago with his brother Gary, ... Read More »

Silver Lake trees on the chopping block. The Corralitas Red Car Property blog reports that the DWP plans to chop down some mature trees under a power line tower on Fletcher Drive near Riverside Drive*. The agency said the trees have grown too close to the ... Read More »