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Daily Archives: August 3, 2010

Silver Lake succulent mystery solved

Last month Silver Lake blogger Diane Edwardson took a  photograph of a mysterious and kind of creepy succulent growing near her driveway.  She didn’t know what the plant was called. But the staff at the Los Angeles County Arboretum – which was put on the case ... Read More »

Echo Park parrot named Charley goes missing

Lola, the Silver Lake parrot, has been found.  But Charley, an Echo Park parrot,  has gone missing.  Cherry, the bird’s owner,  is asking for help to find Charley: We lost [Charley] Saturday from his backyard, near the southern end of Elysian park, near Sunset & Douglas.  ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Updated during the day. $500 reward offered for an Echo Park kitty called B.B.  Eastsider Forums An Echo Park parrot named Charley has gone missing. Eastsider Forums City to provide free transportation to Echo Park ... Read More »

Lincoln Heights boxers say new gym is no knockout

The opening of the new Lincoln Heights Youth Center Complex has met with mixed feelings among members of the Los Angeles Youth Athletic Club, the former boxing and fitness center that once operated out of the former Lincoln Heights Jail, reports EGP News. The city forced ... Read More »

City to investigate Silver Lake mural cover up *

The Department of Building & Safety is looking into a supergraphic ad that has been draped over a longtime mural in Sunset Junction. The Eastsider on Monday reported that a Silver Lake resident had noticed that La Nuestra Reina de Las Iguanas near Sunset Boulevard and ... Read More »

National Night Out mixes fun with crime fighting

Police and residents will gather tonight for National Night Out events designed to boost awareness of crime prevention  and strengthen relations between neighborhoods and law enforcement.  But the serious business of crime fighting and crime prevention is mingled with free food, music and other activities for ... Read More »

Coyote and victim take a stroll through Silver Lake

A Silver Lake resident named Melissa was driving to work early Monday when she caught sight of a coyote – with a small animal in its jaws – trotting on Benton Way near Berkeley Avenue.  Melissa recorded a brief video as the coyote darted across a ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Sunnybrook footbridge over the L.A. River | Atwater Village | Photo by Dave Mayerhofer/Flickr Echo Park as an International Playground for fashion. Style Section L.A. Silver Lake flippers asking $1.095 million for a home purchased four weeks ago for $785,000. Curbed L.A. Glassell Park drivers play ... Read More »