Daily Archives: November 9, 2014

Power outage leaves Los Feliz & Silver Lake in the dark

Power went for as many as 1,200 LADWP customers across Los Feliz and Silver Lake tonight after a problem in an underground vault, according to the utility. Homes, stores, cafes and yoga studios went dark and traffic at some intersections was snarled after the traffic lights stopped working, according to posts on Twitter and other social media. Read More »

Can a “freeway cap” make Belvedere Park whole again?

East Los Angeles – A large chunk of Belvedere Park was lost and the park cut in two when the 60 (Pomona) Freeway was built more than 50 years ago. Echo Park was also chopped in two by a freeway, the 101, and the 5 Freeway looms over a section of Hollenbeck Park Lake. How to undo this damage? In the case of Belevedere Park, the idea of building a “freeway cap” to help reconnect the northern and southern portions of the park has been floated in a county planning document called the East L.A. 3rd Street Specific Plan. Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the photos from contributors that ... Read More »