News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Santa sighting at New York Cuts, Highland Park | Photo by Sahra Sulaiman

  • Cast your votes now: It’s Highland Park vs. Hollywood in the annual Neighborhood of the Year contest. Curbed L.A.
  • Silver Lake’s Materials & Applications launches its first annual membership drive. M&A
  • The holiday party scene at Shepard Fairey’s Echo Park studio. Wall Street Journal
  • L.A. Unified takes steps to selling corporate sponsorships and move up the start of the school year. Daily News
  • Seattle consultant selected to serve as the sixth DWP General Manager since 2005. L.A. Times
  • Atwater Village oppositions fails to slow down plans for L.A River redevelopment zone.  AV News
  • Developer of proposed 64-unit housing project scheduled to appear at community meeting tonight. Echo Elysian Forum
  • Happening Today: LACMA art class in Cypress Park; Edendale Library used book sale. Save the Date
  • Note: Thanks to Pete, Leah and Hank Ignacio of Silver Lake for becoming Eastsider annual subscribers.


  1. Am I the only one who wants to vote for Hollywood so that Highland Park can stay quieter and affordable just a little longer?

  2. You are not alone in that Katherine

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