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Yearly Archives: 2014

Scenes, sightings & stories from 2014


Where did the year go? The Eastsider was busy in 2014 covering everything from homicides to million-dollar home sales. We have our favorites but sometimes readers have other ideas about what's popular. Here are a dozen of the top stories, based on page views, from 2014: Read More »

Good Samaritan assists family in Echo Park crash

Photo by Jennifer Deines

ECHO PARK – A Good Samaritan came to the assistance of a family whose van was involved in a traffic collision on Sunset Boulevard this afternoon The man emerged from his black SUV to help  the family and pull a child out of the van that ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Morning swim workout in Echo Park


Submitted by Southern California Aquatics Tired of the treadmill? Restless from sitting in traffic? Come swim it out with us at Southern California Aquatics Swim Club (adults only). No swimming experience needed, you do not need to be an Olympian, or even a former competitive swimmer. ... Read More »

Found in Highland Park: Friendly Tabby


In our search for our missing kitty, we found this very friendly and social tabby. She is on the small side; she has a blue collar with flowers and a bell. She seems like she belongs to someone. Is she yours? We found her at Ave ... Read More »

Attic fire reported in Echo Park [updated]

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — Firefighters are responding to reports of an attic fire in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park that broke out at about 12: 30 p.m.  in a one-story duplex in the 2300 block of Echo Park Avenue, according to preliminary reports. * Update:  ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Black Chihuahua


Scared yet gentle black chihuahua mix. She is wearing a red harness and has surprisingly long legs for a chihuahua. Last seen in Highland Park at the Superior Grocers on Figueroa. Do not chase. Sit down and gently coax her. We miss her so very much. ... Read More »

Vintage vehicles take a Sunday spin through Highland Park

Photo by Martha Benedict

HIGHLAND PARK -- Catch the parade of classic vintage cars motoring through Highland Park on Sunday? Nearly 100 authentic model As, Ts, jalopies, crusiners and luxury automobiles filled Galco's Soda Pop Stop on York Boulevard to capacity as part of the Horseless Carriage Club of Southern California annual Holiday Motor Excursion. Read More »

Sustainable Glassell Park living; Atwater brewery owner weighs minimum wage hike; former Silver Lake religious broadcaster turns 80

Echo Park | Robert Curreri/Instagram

Morning Report: Sustainable living in a blue and orange house above Glassell Park ... The owner of Atwater Village’s Golden Road Brewery plans expanding outside the city as officials consider raising minimum wage to more than $15 an hour ... One of the nation’s oldest religious radio programs that was once broadcast from a boat-shaped building in Silver Lake is still going strong at its current Riverside studio ... The L.A. Chamber of Commerce and the L.A. County Federation of Labor endorsed incumbent Jose Huizar in the Council District 14 election Read More »

Lost in Hermon: Sweet gray/brown tabby cat


My cat, Monkey, got out and went missing while I was away on vacation. I’m hoping someone in the neighborhood may have see her. She’s a small, fluffy gray/brown tabby, two years old, with yellow eyes, wearing a blue harness. She was last seen on Monterey ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Grey striped kitty


Found on 12/28 Sunday in our backyard (near Scott Ave and Echo Park Ave): grey striped long hair kitty, very very friendly. And noisy! Lots of meows. Is she yours? Please claim her, we can’t keep her inside b/c hubby is allergic. I think it’s female ... Read More »

El Sereno’s street art alley

El Sereno Murals on Alhambra Avenue alley 12-27-2014 2-13-13 AM

Nuzzled against the Union Pacific tracks in El Sereno, the colorfully saturated walls claimed by tagging crews line the alley behind Alhambra Avenue. The nearly mile of street art and tagging painted on backsides of warehouses, auto repair shops and rusting metal sheds face out to a select population of train operators and people walking the tracks. Read More »

Happy New Year From Tracy Do Real Estate


We’re grateful for a remarkable year, and especially grateful that we met so many wonderful people along the way. Some are clients and some are agents with whom​ we​ collaborated. Some are just nice people who stopped into an open house. Read More »