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Daily Archives: April 7, 2011

One injured in El Sereno drive-by shooting

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg tonight while standing outside an El Sereno house in what police say may have been a gang-related shooting. The victim was reported in stable condition following the 7 p.m. shooting  in the 3500 block of Locke Avenue, said ... Read More »

One windy day too many for this Silver Lake tree

This afternoon’s strong winds were too much for a Silver Lake pine tree, which sent giant branches falling outside the front door of a bungalow in the 1400 block of Benton Way.  Tom O’Keefe who lives in the home said his wife, Molly, called him at ... Read More »

Found: A pair of pitbulls in Echo Park *

A reader named Celeste is looking for the owners of these two dogs: We found these two pitbulls (see attached photo) near the intersection of ECHO PARK BLVD + SCOTT AVE this afternoon (4/7/11) around 4:30pm.  Sweet dogs, no collars. * Update: Owners have been located. Read More »

Firefighters scale and scrub The Eagle Rock

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s  Urban Search & Rescue Unit did double duty today, practicing their rock climbing skills while scrubbing off graffiti at the top of The Eagle Rock. Today’s clean up was scheduled after The Eastsider ... Read More »

Eastside Mix

Folk musician revivalist Seasick Steve performs tonight at The Bootleg Theater. By Alfred Montez First, for those of you who share in the idea that old times are good times, The Bootleg Theater in Historic Filipinotown has just the thing tonight. This particular show will be ... Read More »

Is that rotting meat I smell?

No, in this case what looks like a strip of beef jerky poking out between some brick pavers turns out to be a smelly Stinkhorn fungus, said Silver Lake blogger Diane Edwardson. Edwardson now adds smelly fungi to the list of natural wonders – including  giant ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Tintin HQ:  One of the first things you will see when entering Serifos is a display of all things Tintin, the fictional Belgian reporter featured in the European comic strip, The Adventures of Tintin.  Never heard of Tintin?  Peter Choi, who co owns the Silver Lake ... Read More »