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Daily Archives: January 7, 2015

A colorful Wednesday, from sunrise to sunset

Photo by Martha Benedict

Today was bookended by a colorful sunrise and an even more dramatic sunset. Matthew Iadarola was up early to catch the pale pink sky reflected in the Silver Lake Reservoir while Martha Benedict snapped a shot of the crimson clouds as seen at day’s end from ... Read More »

Former Glassell Park discount store prepares for new tenants

The former Shims discount store awaits new tenants

GLASSELL PARK — It’s been almost two years since Shims Bargain Center on San Fernando Road near Fletcher Drive closed after serving neighborhood bargain hunters for about two decades. After sitting vacant since Shim’s closure, the 11,600-square retail space has now been gutted and building permits ... Read More »

Booze and dancing allowed at Silver Lake boutique hotel; restored Florence Nightingale statue to be unveiled; Highland Park native Art Leahy to retire from Metro

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Morning Report: A boutique hotel planned for a now vacant Silver Lake church will be able to sell a full line of alcohol and also have dancing after the owners successfully appealed the decision of a city zoning administrator ... Councilman Gil Cedillo and other city officials plan to unveil the restored statue of Florence Nightingale on Thursday morning in Lincoln Park ... Metro CEO Art Leahy, a former bus driver who grew up in Highland Park, has announced he will be retiring after heading the transit agency for six years Read More »