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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Echo Park couple wants their bike back


An Echo Park woman named Maricela is asking neighbors for help in recovering her boyfriend’s Trek bicycle that was stolen last week from their apartment near Belmont Avenue Palo Alto Street: We are both very upset, but feel we can possibly get help from our community. We ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Shy chihuahua mix puppy


Small, black chihuahua mix puppy found in Echo Park near Clinton and Alvarado. Estimated to be about 16 weeks old. No tags, collar or microchip. Contact: 2035581246 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Storefront Report: Sampling sake in Echo Park

ECHO PARK —  A new sake and yakitori bar has opened in the former Cortez restaurant space near Sunset Boulevard and Allison Avenue.  Kush Sake Bar, which is connected to Ji Taek Lim, owner of Silverlake Ramen, opened recently without much fanfare.  We don’t have details ... Read More »

Eastside Property: What does $350k buy in East L.A?


The eternal question in Los Angeles seems to be where can you still get affordable housing? It seems particularly poignant these days as homes are going for significantly over asking price. We aim to answer the eternal question as we take a look at what $350k ... Read More »

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

Eastside real estate homes

Shake off that June gloom with this weekend’s variety of open houses. Properties include a modern three-bedroom Silver Lake with views, and a contemporary Highland Park four-bedroom, Kemper Nomland case-study home. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a ... Read More »

Dump truck crashes near El Sereno home

Photo by Matt

EL SERENO — That was close. An approximately 5-ton dump truck rolled down a steep El Sereno street  and crashed into a pole and tree before coming to a halt only a few feet away from a  home. LAFD said no one was injured during the ... Read More »

5 Questions for Highland Park poet Jessica Ceballos

Highland Park poet and neighborhood council member Jessica Ceballos | Nathan Solis

HIGHLAND PARK — Poet Jessica Ceballos used to walk barefoot down Monte Vista as a child. Now, only a few blocks away, the 36-year-old Ceballos hosts the monthly Bluebird Reading series at Avenue 50 Studio. Though many people attend the readings, Ceballos wants more poetry in ... Read More »