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Daily Archives: August 19, 2010

Silver Lake residents report gunshots *

Several police units on the ground and a helicopter in the air responded to reports of multiple shots fired tonight near Sunset Boulevard and Micheltorena Street only a few hours after residents gathered at a meeting devoted to neighborhood crime. Several residents who emailed The Eastsider reported hearing at least five ... Read More »

Volunteers needed for classroom makeovers

The classrooms at Logan Street Elementary in Echo Park needed some sprucing up before students return next month.  But L.A. Unified budget cuts left little money to repaint and scour out the classrooms and furniture. The Echo Park Neighborhood Council and a Logan parents group have ... Read More »

A Mount Washington house with a lofty perch and price

This nearly 6,000-square-foot, all-white home – inside and out – seems to float like a space ship on the 800 block of Mount Washington Drive. The home  – which boasts an indoor pool,  two-story high interiors and six bathrooms – is designed for living large.  But ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Updated during the day. Silver Lake residents report gunshots Thursday night. Eastside 911 Volunteers needed – fast – to paint and clean Echo Park classrooms. School Yard A Mount Washington house with a lofty perch ... Read More »

Will Self Help Graphics leave East L.A. behind?

Three decades of arts classes, exhibits and performances have made Self Help Graphics & Art one of East Los Angeles' most important cultural centers. But, with the mosaic-covered building up for sale, a reinvigorated Self Help Graphics is deciding whether to stay or leave its longtime home at the corner of Cesar Chavez and Gage avenues, perhaps moving into the City of Los Angeles and neighboring Boyle Heights. Read More »

Two men assaulted in Silver Lake street robberies*

A group of men armed with what was believed to be a baseball bat assaulted and robbed two male pedestrians in Silver Lake last night during separate incidents only  blocks apart. Both incidents involved four male suspects with shaved heads and what the two victims described  as a baseball bat. The two incidents took ... Read More »