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Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

A sign of the past recalls East L.A.’s First Street Store


While the murals on the front of the former First Street Store have attracted public attention,  some classic commercial signage on the back of the old East Los Angeles department store has also attracted notice. “Pretty cool,” said Miguel Hernandez, who took the photo of the ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Echo Park green home builder goes for gold

The Eastsider last February reported on the Echo Park home designed and built by Jerome Pelayo, who wanted the two-story home to serve as a showcase for his new company focused on building energy-efficient homes that were relatively affordable as well as stylish.  Last month, however,  ... Read More »

Occidental College prepares to plug in to solar power

Solar panels hug hillside above Occidental College | Photo courtesy Occidental College By Brenda Rees After experiencing a series of setbacks to the initial schedule, the $6.8 million 1-megawatt solar array at Occidental College continues to move ahead with the plan to have the entire project ... Read More »