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Daily Archives: April 30, 2013

Artist keeps cleaning up after Echo Park taggers


The young  artist known as Forest was back in Echo Park today cleaning up the tagging of the mural he recently painted at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Douglas. Jovelle Schaffer posted a photo of Forest at work today on her Echo Park Cool Twitter ... Read More »

Bobblehead collectors cause headaches for Dodgers

The bobblehead giveaways at Dodger home games may have become too popular.   The Daily News reports that the team this season imposed a one bobblehead-per-ticket holder limit to address complaints about shortages and deal with over-zealous souvenir collectors who purchased multiple tickets simply to get more ... Read More »

Grass fire scorches Ascot Hills Park


The afternoon blaze burned about three acres of grass and brush in Ascot Hills Park in El Sereno before it was knocked down in about 45 minutes,  according preliminary reports by the Los Angeles Fire Department.  No one was injured or structures damaged, according to LAFD ... Read More »

Glassellland sign makes a comeback*

The mysterious Glassellland sign, which popped up on a Glassell Park hillside near Forest Lawn last month before being removed a few days later,  is back and now looms over a different part of the neighborhood. Christian Nahas said he first noticed the new sign early ... Read More »

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, Highland Park And Silver Lake

Highland Park theater sign

Five different ways to view the boundary of the  Eastside  and Westside.  Developer to revise plans for Eagle Rock gated housing project. Who knew? Highland Park cyclist gets ticketed for wrong-way riding. Silver Lake post-and-beam home hits the market at $1.39 million. Today’s News & Notes ... Read More »

Boyle Heights stand off ends with shooting death of suspect

A carjacking suspect was shot and killed by sheriff deputies earlier this morning after the man barricaded himself in a vacant Boyle Heights apartment, according to L.A. Now and other news reports. The stand off ended at about 4 a.m. after authorities entered the apartment building ... Read More »