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Daily Archives: September 19, 2011

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Close call with an exploding Silver Lake car. Eastside 911 The “All Ears Bandit,” who attempted to rob the Bank of America in Echo Park, pleads guilty. Patch Read More »

Close call with an exploding Silver Lake car

Jen Byrne was headed north Glendale Boulevard past Rowena Avenue in Silver Lake on Friday night when suddenly the parked car she was driving past exploded into flame: It was crazy ! But luckily, it happened across the street from the fire station’s back door. I ... Read More »

Echo Park artist draws attention to the Eastside music scene

By Lea Lion It’s no mystery why Echo Park is a favorite setting for detective novels. There is something about ramshackle Victorian and Craftsman-era architecture combined with the soundtrack of modern-day gang battles that just screams whodunit.  But while Echo Park has its share of squats, ... Read More »

Found: Friendly Siamese cat

A reader named Jack is looking for the owner of a Siamese cat found last night on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake: Found gray & cream Siamese cat on north Coronado Street, between Reservoir and Montana, Echo Park.  Young, very friendly. Contact Jack ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Empty Kmart, Glassell Park | Photo by Patrick Cates/Flickr Sunday L.A. Times magazine still AWOL in Highland Park. ASNC Alert Dead bees piling up in Silver Lake backyard. [sic] Finally: Expansion underway at Eagle Rock Trader Joe’s. Boulevard Sentinel (bottom of page) Miami real estate firm ... Read More »