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Daily Archives: December 7, 2012

Eastside councilmen split over mayoral endorsement

Last week, Councilman Jose Huizar, whose 14th council district stretches from  Eagle Rock to El Sereno,  endorsed City Controller Wendy Greuel for  mayor over fellow councilman Eric Garcetti.  Today, 1st District Councilman Ed Reyes, who represents Cypress Park, Lincoln Heights and other neighborhoods, weighed in with ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Saturday’s Echo Park Community Parade coincides with the Echo Park Shop Hop, which features discounts other goodies from more than two dozen neighborhood shop, restaurants and other businesses. Bar Method Silver Lake is hosting a One Stop Holiday Shop on Saturday, Dec. 8 that makes it ... Read More »

Police and suspect in standoff in Echo Park *

Police have blocked off streets in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park this afternoon after a suspect barricaded himself in a home near Wolcott Way and Peru Street.  Sgt. Legaspi with the Northeast Division said officer responded to a call for service at the location ... Read More »

Silver Lake cellist plays a key role in Glendale Philharmonic

Cellist Ruslan Biryukov had never planned to start a philharmonic orchestra until the Silver Lake resident hosted a vodka-tasting party for fellow musicians. “I was slightly drunk,” the Russian immigrant told the Glendale News-Press. “I just threw it out there. I said, let’s form an orchestra. ... Read More »

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Eagle Rock gallery prepares for last show

View Larger Map After eights years and about 100 art exhibits, Eagle Rock’s Cactus Gallery & Gifts is closing up shop. Owner Sandra Mastroianni announced the closure in an email one day before its last and final show, “Tiny Treasures,” opens on Saturday, Dec. 8 as ... Read More »

Sister Aimee bombs on Broadway

Less than a month after it opened, the Broadway musical devoted to the life of  Aimee Semple McPherson – the legendary evangelist known as Sister Aimee who founded Angelus Temple in Echo Park –  is closing this week in the wake of poor reviews. “Scandalous: The ... Read More »

News & Notes From East L.A., Echo Park & El Sereno

Hazy Sunset, Eagle Rock | Photo by Matt Hartman Fingers Crossed: Echo Park’s Pizza Buona expected to reopen today. Patch There’s  A New Sheriff In Town: Capt. James Wolak takes over East L.A. sheriff station.  EGP News Body found in car parked on Huntington Drive in ... Read More »