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Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Police apprehend man with gun in Cypress Park. Eastside 911 Eastside Shopper & Diner Report. Eastsider On The Go Police searching for Highland Park gunman. Eastside 911 Elysian Heights Elementary to hold Prospective Parent Tour. ... Read More »

Police apprehend man with gun in Cypress Park

Cypress Park residents were advised to stay inside tonight as  police searched for a man spotted carrying a gun.  The man was apprehended after 8 p.m. following a foot chase and with the assistance of the LAPD’s K9 Unit, said Sgt. Wayne Guillary with the Northeast ... Read More »

The moods and music of Montecito Heights

The posts from the Above the City blog capture the grand vistas and quirky scenes to be found across the grassy hills and crowded flats of Montecito Heights.  But the blogger behind Above the City also offers up a musical accompaniment to the images, usually two ... Read More »

It’s just TV

Relax. No one was hurt when what looked like an LAPD squad car was broadsided  this afternoon on Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park.  A crew for the TV show “Southland” was in the neighborhood to shoot some realistic scenes on Sunset and Elysian Park Avenue that ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

The big news at this Saturday’s Silverlake Art Craft Fair & Vintage  flea market is not about a new vendor or food truck. It’s the introduction of “swanky valet parking for the rich and lazy.” Brazilian Yoga & Pilates –  which offers pre-natal yoga, Capoeria, mat ... Read More »

Police searching for Highland Park gunman*

Police were searching for a suspected armed with a gun near Figueroa and Avenue 43 this afternoon, based on preliminary reports.  No further details were available from the Northeast Division. Police helicopters were hovering near the area at about 1 p.m. * Update: The search was ... Read More »

Occidental College grad helps former professor fight cancer

Oncologist Len Farol was reviewing  cases with fellow doctors last March when a patient named Otsuki, who was suffering from with multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, was mentioned.  The name attracted Farol’s attention. He quickly discovered the 69-year-old patient was his former Occidental College ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Elementary to hold Prospective Parent Tour

Elysian Heights Elementary  will open its campus on Friday, Feb. 17 to parents who might be interested in enrolling their children.  “Parents will get an introduction about the school from our Principal Veronica Herrera, and a tour with either her or a current  parent volunteer,” said  ... Read More »