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Daily Archives: December 12, 2011

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Akbar throws itself a quinceañera. Eastsider On The Go Silver Lake activist becomes first official candidate in race to replace Councilman Eric Garcetti. Patch Read More »

Akbar throws itself a quinceañera

It was 15 years ago this month that Scott Craig and Peter Alexander took ownership of a bar at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Fountain Avenue. Two weeks after they took the keys, the reopened the bar on the border of Silver Lake and Los ... Read More »

Echo Park home prices soar – at least on this corner

Back in August The Eastsider reported about property flippers who put an Echo Park Victorian on the market at an asking price of $425,000 – $125,000 more than what they paid only 35 days earlier for the property.  That seemed like a pretty ambitious target. But ... Read More »

Who knew? Cypress Park is home to Mental Health Court

Jon Regardie of the Downtown News writes this week about his recent jury duty, which took him to a dreary brick building on San Fernando Road in Cypress Park that serves as the county’s Mental Health Courthouse.  This part of the L.A. County Superior Court on ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Glassell Park & Northeast L.A.

Rock Art, Mt. Washington | Photo by Martha Benedict Five schools compete and cooperate on new Glassell Park campus. L.A. Times City’s urban foresters responded to more than 1,800 service calls since windstorm. Daily News Five violent crimes in a week puts Echo Park on Crime ... Read More »

Power out in Echo Park*

DWP crews were working to repair downed power lines that have left about 3,400 DWP customers in Echo Park and Elysian Heights without power earlier this morning. The outage began at about 1:30 a.m. and appears  to have affected the area north of Sunset Boulevard and ... Read More »