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Yearly Archives: 2012

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Mt. Washington

Holiday Aloe, Montecito Heights | Photo by Martha Benedict Fire destroys Boyle Heights hardware store. CBS2 Acorn Woodpecker turns up in the Echo Park Lake Christmas Bird Count. GEPENC It Seemed Colder: Temperature on Mt. Washington dipped to 41 degrees.  CDEC Seven property crimes in a ... Read More »

Getting loaded on New Year’s? Take a shot

Photo by Echo Park resident The LAPD frowns upon celebratory gunfire on New Year’s Eve. But what if your gun is loaded with 100% agave tequila?  An Echo Park shopper stocking up for the New Year’s came upon these AK-47 shaped bottles of AK-T tequilla at ... Read More »

Found: Adorable little dog in Echo Park*

Submitted by C. Pusheck Adorable little dog found running on Alvarado Blvd near Berkeley.No Chip or collar.  VERY matted and looked like she’d been outside for a while. Also not fixed.  Photo shows her AFTER she was groomed. * The dog’s owners have been found! Lost ... Read More »

Echo Park water main break disrupts service and traffic

Video by Patrick McElroy A broken water line flooded an intersection near Echo Park Lake last night and left some residents across Echo Park and Angeleno Heights with no water for a few hours.  The water line near Glendale Boulevard and Park Avenue burst about 11 ... Read More »

Unloved piece of Echo Park Lake demolished

Pump house demolished. Photo by Stephen Roullier A heavy-duty construction shovel today demolished the cinder-block pump house on the north end of Echo Park Lake as part of an $85-million lake clean up project. Few if any residents objected when city engineers announced that the pump ... Read More »

Lost: Shy Silver Lake poodle mix named Tesla

Submitted by A. Lane Tesla is a shy white poodle-terrier mix who escaped from her Rowena / Hyperion home on Dec 28th. She is very kind but can be shy around other dogs. If found please contact [email protected] Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider ... Read More »

News & Notes From Atwater and Mt. Washington

Migrating Monarch, Silver Lake | Photo by Diane Edwardson/Corralitas Red Car Property The legacy of the Mt. Washington map house. L.A. Times L.A. crime stats fall despite a small increase in murder and petty thefts. L.A. Times Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce soliciting questions for upcoming ... Read More »

Snowman down

Photo by Christine Peters Today’s windy weather took a toll on the tumbleweed holiday decorations in Elysian Park.  They don’t call them tumbleweeds for nothing. Read More »

Eagle Rock shop appeals to sandwich lovers of all persuasions

The vegetarian-friendly Hott Hippie at Dave’s Chillin-N-Grillin. Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Order one thing to pig out on and one (relatively) sensible thing, then split both. That’s the way my husband and I usually navigate menus. This best-of-both world’s tactic works well at ... Read More »

Echo Park crash blocks Sunset Boulevard

Crash at Sunset and Rosemont, Echo Park. Photo by Kevin Kuzma. A crash involving a car and pick up truck this afternoon temporarily blocked some traffic lanes on Sunset Boulevard  near Rosemont Street.   The crash at about 1 p.m. left a light-colored sedan on the sidewalk ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Echo Park crash blocks Sunset Boulevard. Eastside 911 Found: Dog with red leash at Silver Lake Meadow. Lost & Found Showcase your art. Bulletin Board Read More »

Found: Dog with red leash at Silver Lake Meadow

Submitted by A. D’Amore This little doggie needs help finding her owner. I found her yesterday running around near the Silver Lake Meadow dragging her red leash behind her. No tag. No chip. She’s at the North Central Animal Shelter now. Click on link below for ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Showcase Your Art!

Submitted by Taza Cafe Taza Cafe of Echo Park is looking for local artists who are interested in showcasing their works of art in the cafe display window. We plan to feature a new artist every month. We look forward to promoting the arts and local ... Read More »