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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Police close off Silver Lake streets*

Silver Lake residents  near Coronado Terrace and Kent Street were told to stay indoors tonight as police blocked off traffic and searched an apartment building, according to neighbors. The Rampart Division had no information about the incident and a police helicopter has left the area but ... Read More »

Echo Park Lake is all wet – again

A hard-hat tour of Echo Park Lake this morning revealed that  water once again covered much of  the bottom of the lake as it is being refilled in the final phases of an $85 million clean up.  Granted, the water in some spots was only a ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and other items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Grilled cheese shop makeover; Echo Park coffee house changes hands (again); more home accessories on York. Eastsider on The Go Read More »

Final sale at Highland Park grocery store

After holding a close out sale, the owners of Figueroa Produce in Highland Park officially closed the doors of the small, independent grocery store this week. Today, the store was closed and will not reopen. The owners opened Figueroa Produce in the shopping center at York ... Read More »

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News & Notes from Eagle Rock, El Sereno & Highland Park

Magic Couch, Silver Lake | Photo by Larry Gassan/Flickr Sexual assault  reported near Occidental College. CBS2 Highland Park’s Figueroa Produce shuts down. Patch Deadly gang war breaks out in El Sereno. FoxLA Happening Today 51st Assembly District Open House, Echo Park The Occidental and NELA Bicycle ... Read More »

Lost: Echo Park cat named Jackson

Submitted by Kat B. Please help us find Jackson! Jackson is a male tuxedo cat last seen near Reservoir/Mohawk in Echo Park on 2/23. Jackson is an indoor/outdoor cat and doesn’t wander far from this area. He should be wearing a red collar w/ black ID ... Read More »

Council office responds to Echo Park ficus fracas

Who knew the pair of ficus trees at the southwest corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard had so many fans?  After  the two trees were cut down over the weekend  for safety reasons as workers began repairing the sidewalk and building a new bus ... Read More »

Can Eric Garcetti stick to a decision? Maybe, maybe not

An L.A. Times story on mayoral candidate and Silver Lake resident Eric Garcetti raises questions on whether Garcetti, who currently serves as councilman of the 13th District,  stands by his promises and decision making.  The story includes two examples from Echo Park, where some constituents said ... Read More »

Police pursuit ends in Glassell Park

A Glassell Park resident named Lisa wants to find out what happened early Tuesday morning when police officers on the ground assisted by an LAPD chopper overhead  spent about two hours near Carlye Street and Carlyle Place.  “Many police vehicles, officers on foot, and a constantly ... Read More »