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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Atwater tries to keep it civil

Most of the members of the online Atwater Village Forum are a polite group, exchanging news about store openings and alerting each other about neighborhood burglaries. But there are also times when the members and their discussions get out of hand. That has prompted the Atwater ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock & Echo Park

The many layers of Highland Park | Photo by Waltarrrrr/Flickr Echo Park greengrocer to open today. Reservation for Three Everything you wanted to know about the incoming Occidental College freshman class. Oxy Where to dine with your dog in Atwater. AV Newbie Shepard Fairey to hold ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog. Updated during the day. Can Silver Lake flippers still turn a profit as the real estate market cools? Home & History Read More »

Echo Park designer rides the biking boom

Web and graphic designer Jen Diamond is an avid cyclist. The Echo Park resident, whose studio and home is located on Glendale Boulevard near Alvarado Street, has now combined her design skills and interest in biking into a clothing line for women riders. Her company, Shifty, ... Read More »

News & Notes from Cypress Park, Echo Park & Lincoln Heights

Sparkletts bottling plant | Eagle Rock | Donielle/Flickr Who gets the Dodgers? McCourt divorce trial scheduled to begin today. Daily News La Abeja in Cypress Park to reopen with new owners. NELA List Get studying: Echo Park Library taking reservations for free PSAT practice test. LAPL ... Read More »

15-year-old killed during Lincoln Heights bike theft

The boy was shot and killed Saturday night on Mission Road near North Broadway after two men demanded his bike, officials told  L.A. Now. An 11-year-old girl who was nearby was wounded by a stray bullet.  Miguel Machuca, who suffered a chest wound, was transported to ... Read More »

East L.A. remembers the Chicano Moratorium

A contingent of Brown Berets were part of a procession this morning down Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, a series of Vietnam-era civil rights and anti-war demonstrations that ended in violence, including the death of L.A. Times journalist Ruben Salazar in the former Silver Dollar bar in East Los Angeles. Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Saturday’s nights fifth annual Frogtown Artwalk will allow the public to explore the art studios studios and workshops of Elysian Valley, where  more than 30 artists will display their work, including the painting above by Mary-Austin Klein (whose work serves as the background for The Eastsider ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner Report

Twinkle Toes Dance Co. has branched out from the Valley with Ballet for Kids (pictured above) classes in the 1st Defense space in Highland Park. Mooi, the raw vegan restaurant in Echo Park, will launch its Sunday brunch this weekend with such items as chocolate pancakes ... Read More »

Occidental College enrolls in car sharing program

Occidental College staff and students – as well as residents who live near the Eagle Rock campus – can now rent a car by the day or even by the hour  through the Zipcar car sharing service.  Only two Zipcar vehicles will be available for rent – ... Read More »