Daily Archives: October 8, 2014

Highland Park artist Amy Inouye lights up Figueroa

Artist Amy Inouye is an agent of change, with tangible results that light up her neighborhood. As a graphic designer Inouye spends most of her days working out of Future Studio, her gallery space on Figueroa Street. She also spearheaded a grassroots campaign to relight two historic business signs that fell into disrepair, which can now be seen from all around Highland Park. But there’s one other thing that stands out about Future Studio and Inouye. She also managed to convince an entire neighborhood to adopt a giant chicken. Yes, that chicken or Chicken Boy to be precise. Read More »

Deputies shoot man in East L.A.; “Piñata King” at work in El Sereno

Morning Report: A man with a handgun was shot multiple times by Sheriff’s deputies early this morning on Olympic Boulevard in East L.A. ... Tony Dominguez – aka the Piñata King – discuses his work after repairing a rooftop paper maché calaca in El Sereno ... A truck that pulled off the freeway in East L.A. crashed into a gas station convenience store. Read More »

Fun Funky Fixer Under $400,000 in Silver Lake

Investor’s delight in the hills of Silver Lake. Sun drenched home is quite the private retreat with loads of original character and charm. This fixer is perfect for a rehabber or for you weekend warriors, this could be the perfect owner-user project home for you. Would also make for a fantastic buy and hold rental or Airbnb unit. Read More »