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Daily Archives: December 17, 2010

Man found dead in Highland Park house fire*

Firefighters spent about 20 minutes late this afternoon putting out a structure fire, believed to be a home, in the 2900 block of Stratford Road near Occidental College. No injuries were reported, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.  Occidental College student Jordan Faires snapped a ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The rain forecast this weekend is certainly going to pose some major challenges, and most likely cancellations, of several Eastside outdoor events this weekend. Best to check in before you go or dash indoors to take advantage of some  holiday gift and art sales in Boyle ... Read More »

Arroyo Seco sing along

The Eastsider recently showcased a song on Echo Park gentrification and then a musical love letter to Mount Washington. Today, The Eastsider presents a song and video inspired by another part of the Eastside landscape, the Arroyo Seco.  The black-and-white video of the “Arroyo Seco River ... Read More »

Who took Maria Cortes’ tamale cart?

El Sereno resident Demi Contreras never had to go very far when she had a craving for a tamale. All she had to do was walk a short distance from her home to a spot near Gambier Street and Bowman Boulevard where Maria Cortes could usually ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Photo by Stephen Allard/Courtesy of El Caserio By Beth Zeigler On a recent evening, I met up with some lady friends at El Caserio to talk biz and sip on some uh-mazing soup–perfect for the foggy weather we’ve been having lately. The restaurant is conveniently located ... Read More »

Snowwoman tumbles back into Elysian Park with a new look

Despite light rain, volunteers returned this morning to the Elysian Park maintenance yard to complete the park’s holiday decorations made out of tumbleweeds. The volunteers stepped in after city budget cuts left the Recreation & Parks staff without the time to building the decorations that have ... Read More »

Police to discuss Glassell Park shooting *

The shooting of a 16-year-old by police Thursday night in Glassell Park has prompted the LAPD Northeast Division to hold a town hall meeting tonight to discuss the incident. The officer involved shooting that wounded the juvenile took place near Verdugo Road and Avenue 31 shortly ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting update; shooter still at large

The suspects involved in a car-to-car shooting on Sunset Boulevard near Marion Street Thursday afternoon have not been apprehended contrary to other news reports.  Detectives working on the shooting at the eastern edge of Echo Park and Angeleno Heights  said that no one is in custody ... Read More »