News & Notes:
- Michael Peter Balzary – aka Flea – of the Red Hot Chili Peppers denounced a planned five-story Silver Lake apartment building as “the beginning of the downfall of the neighborhood.” Flea made the remarks at a community meeting last week in which he explained why the developer should sell the Sunset Junction apartment site to the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, which he cofounded. Hollywood Reporter.
- Seniors expressed their anger over a $240,000 improvement project at the Highland Park Senior Center that they say would do little to repair the interior of the facility. “Why do we want fitness equipment if the toilets don’t work?,” said one person who attended a recent meeting. EGP News.
- Found in Highland Park: Friendly black kitten white paws. Eastside Animals.