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Daily Archives: December 17, 2009

Pioneer Chicken leftovers

A demolition crew today was tearing apart the interior of the former Pioneer Chicken in Echo Park, where the once fast-growing, fast-food chain opened its first outlet more than 40 years ago. The outlet on Echo Avenue outlet, one of the last remaining, closed in March. ... Read More »

Student passion fades for Occidental College’s most famous alum: A group of Occidental students who analyzed the first year of President Obama’s performance on foreign affairs issued a mostly favorable report, concluding that Obama had been “consistent overall” in living up to his campaign promises. However, ... Read More »

Is your Eastside restaurant, cafe or bar going to be open on Christmas Day? The Eastsider wants to know about it – and what specials you might have – for a holiday edition of Eastside Shopper & Diner. Send info and a link to [email protected] Read More »

Councilman seeks meeting over Southwest Museum *: Councilman Jose Huizar has been trying to set up a meeting with the head of the Autry National Center to discuss possible government assistance to restore the Autry’s Southwest Museum in Mt. Washington. In a letter Huizar sent Wednesday ... Read More »

Silver Lake laundry enters a new cycle

There is not much left of the Silver Lake Launderland in Sunset Junction. The rows of washers and dryers have been ripped out, leaving a vast and empty room looking out on Sunset Boulevard. Launderland closed after it became clear that a self-serve laundry could not ... Read More »

Silver Lake has arrived: A New York Times story on drinking water safety not only features a front-page photo of the ball-filled Ivanhoe Reservoir but also describes Silver Lake as “upscale.” Read More »

A night of peace and promise on Drew Street: Drew Street in Glassell Park is often associated with gang shoot outs and well publicized police raids. Tonight, however, it will be the scene of a holiday posada organized by a coalition to keep kids and young ... Read More »