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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Happy home flippers

Flipping a house for profit is not for the faint of heart. But  real estate agent Jose Reyes has a bit of information on a Silver Lake bungalow that explains why some investors are attracting to flipping. The plain, small (less than 900 square feet) home ... Read More »

Bike thieves and fires keep residents awake

Sunday night was not very relaxing for some residents of Echo Park and Silver Lake. In Echo Park, a couple witnessed  a pack of bike thieves at work. Meanwhile, in Silver Lake, two small fires near Silver Lake and Griffith Park boulevard left some people worried. ... Read More »

Echo Park bike thieves caught in the act

An Echo Park woman and her fiance –  who live across the street from each other  near Echo Park  and Lucretia avenues – were awakened Sunday night to the sound of his driveway gate being opened.  The couple, who were spending the night at her place, ... Read More »

Are two Silver Lake fires connected?

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer A  Silver Lake resident who lives near Griffith Park  and Sunset boulevards reports that a small pile of debris caught fire Sunday at about 10 PM in the  parking lot of the new hair salon Naturalmind. The fire caused minimal ... Read More »

A bloody Sunday on a Boyle Heights street

Fickett Street in Boyle Heights was the scene of two unrelated shootings today that left a juvenile dead and two people injured.   The juvenile died and another person was injured  following the first shooting of the day, which took place at about 11:30 AM near Fickett ... Read More »

Fallen veterans remembered *

The annual 24-hour Memorial Day vigil began this morning at the Mexican-American All Wars Memorial at Cinco Puntos in East Los Angeles. Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera came in the morning to take a photo of the first watch (pictured at top) and then return in the ... Read More »

The Eastsider has moved to its new home

Good morning.  The Eastsider has moved to a new home on the web and also made some changes to the design and layout. As with any move, somethings got broke and a few are missing. Here are some issues that are being worked out: Emails problems.(Have ... Read More »

Eastside Facts & Figures

Burglaries reported in the Northeast Division Jan. 1 – May 22 2010: 319 (vs 209 in 2008 & 319 in 2008) Typical registration  fee for a resident student taking 8 units at Cal State LA this summer: $1,883.90 The old phone exchange number for Echo Park’s ... Read More »

No holiday for The Eastsider

The Eastsider will be busy this holiday weekend not with barbecuing but with rolling out a new version of this blog. Don’t expect anything dramatically different. Most of the changes will be behind the scenes as The Eastsider gets used to working with gadgets named “Advance ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day weekend is upon us given the cool weather and gray skies. But the blossoming of jacaranda trees have served as a reminder that summer is fast approaching. After brushing the purple blossoms off your car and sweeping them from ... Read More »

Violence returns to a corner of Echo Park

The southern edge of Echo Park has spent the past year recovering from the shooting death of four-year-old Roberto Lopez, Jr, with residents and city officials holding community meetings to raise citizen involvement. But, last week, only a block from where Roberto was slain by a ... Read More »