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Yearly Archives: 2013

2013 ends on a colorful note

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The last sunset of the year featured wispy pink and orange clouds floating across the sky.  Sandy Driscoll snapped the image of the skies and clouds above her Silver Lake  home.  Looking forward  to many more colorful sunsets and sunrises in 2014. Happy New Year to ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Echo Park

Boyle Heights freeway pothole damages 30 vehicles. The results of this year’s Echo Park Lake Christmas Bird Count. Fair Political Practices Commission says State Sen. Kevin de Leon is not under investigation over Latino caucus donation. The Eastsider thanks Shelly Strong of Highland Park for purchasing ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock goes ‘Native’; Highland Park gets a taste of Brooklyn; Holiday discounts at Silver Lake’s Moon Juice; and Atwater Grill’s flame goes out


Los Feliz-based women’s clothing and accessories boutique Native has put its mark on another Eastside neighborhood. Racked L.A. reports the store has opened its second location in Eagle Rock on Colorado Boulevard. The boho boutique’s owner  Michelle Helseth has been eyeing an additional location for some ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock And Silver Lake

New tenant takes over Boyle Heights cultural center. Silver Lake  assemblyman opens up the lawmaking process to citizens with “wiki bills.” Roses Parade History: Eagle Rock’s float  nearly got run over  by a “runaway float” during the 1939 parade. The Eastsider thanks an Echo Park resident ... Read More »

Echo Park wildlife drama

It’s hard to say what a hawk was doing tangled up with a snake in the middle of Scott Avenue in Echo Park on Friday afternoon. But David A., who snapped the photo above, and a few other people watched and waited as the serpent and ... Read More »

Four suspects arrested in Lincoln Heights home invasion


Four armed suspected were apprehended early this morning after they forced their way into a Lincoln Heights home and took one of the residents hostage, according to ABC7. No persons, including the hostage, were reported injured during the incident, which ended after the SWAT team arrived ... Read More »

Water main break snarls traffic through Echo Park*

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Traffic is jammed in Echo Park tonight after a water main broke near Glendale Boulevard and Effie Street, according to several reports on Twitter.  No details yet about when the water main will be repaired but Councilman Mitch O’Farrell, in a posting on his Twitter feed, ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Cypress Park And Echo Park

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Community helps Boyle Heights family celebrate Christmas without mother who was fatally shot during September store robbery. Traditions fade as enrollment drops at Belmont High. Gang member sentenced to life in prison for the 2008 Cypress Park killing of a man who was shot while holding ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park:Tan part-Siamese, dark-faced cat


“Barnaby,” a healthy, short-haired 2-1/2 year old male, got out late December 22nd, on the cul de sac, Delta St., between Echo Park Ave. and the public stairs leading up to Lucretia. He has a muscular light tan body and a dark, dark brown face. He’s ... Read More »