Daily Archives: November 14, 2014

Highland Park businesses respond to anti-gentrification protest

Highland Park — You could call it public performance art or you could call it a protest. Last Saturday, members of the North East Los Angeles Alliance marched down the sidewalks of York Boulevard as well as Figueroa Street, posting “eviction” notices on the storefronts of businesses “for not complying with the needs of the working class.” The protest against displacement and gentrification targeted a number of newer businesses that have come to symbolize the demographic and economic changes sweeping across the neighborhood. Read More »

Highland Park shooting; El Sereno charter stays in business; Council District 14 election draws a crowd

Morning Report: An early morning shooting left one person injured near Monte Vista Street and Avenue 54 in Highland Park a few days after one man was fatally shot on Fayette Street ... How an El Sereno charter school managed to stay in business despite L.A. Unified efforts to shut it down ... Councilman Jose Huizar will face other rivals, including termed-out County Supervisor Gloria Molina, in next year's Council District 14 election Read More »

The Ultimate Silver Lake Compound With Pool Open On Sunday

The ULTIMATE Silver Lake compound. This hidden property offers a rare opportunity that can take buyers years to find. The large 14,000+ square-foot, flat and fully usable lot provides privacy, a pool, and partial R2 zoning -- all within the Ivanhoe School District. At the end of a gated driveway is an architectural two-bedroom, three-bath home that sits above a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment with approximately 2,300-square-feet of living space. Read More »