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Monthly Archives: March 2015
ECHO PARK -- A gaggle of goslings took a morning stroll at Echo Park Lake today under the watchful eye of adult geese.
For lovers of old homes, the flipper is often a foe when it comes to preserving a building's historic charm and character. In addition to ripping out original built-in cabinets and tile, one of the most common old house features to wind up in the dumpster is molding - the decorative wood or plaster trim found around doorways and at the top and bottom of walls. Now, urban homesteader and Root Simple blogger Erik Knutzen of Silver Lake wants flippers to think twice before they rip out that molding.
EAGLE ROCK -- Except for a small green metal street sign, there’s little indication that Occidental College is only a short walk away from York Boulevard. But that’s about the change after the liberal arts college purchased a York Boulevard commercial building with plans to create a more visible gateway on York and also attract more shops and cafes further west along the street.
The City Council is in the final stages of reviewing a $50,000 reward to four witnesses who provided crucial information in connection with the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium during the 2011 season opener.
MORNING REPORT: A former Boyle Heights classroom has been turned into a homeless shelter for older women, including an 80-year-old ... The Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council is seeking candidates to fill a vacant board seat representing Elysian Heights ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories.
HIGHLAND PARK – Police are advising residents to avoid the area near Avenue 50 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway as they investigate a report of ... Read More »
ECHO PARK -- From Venice to Downtown L.A., architects Rebecca Rudolph and Catherine Johnson have created some memorable and award winning restaurants spaces. Now, their firm, called Design, Bitches, is working to turn a former Sunset Boulevard Shoe Warehouse store into a bar-cade, a combination bar, restaurant and vintage video arcade.
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- The blue-and-white "Share The Path" signs along the L.A. River path are intended for cyclists and pedestrians - not motorists. But on Saturday night, Elysian Valley residents reported seeing a black, late-model Honda traveling on the narrow pathway, according to the Elysian Valley Neighborhood Watch..
ECHO PARK -- This year’s Opening Day at Dodger Stadium on Monday, April 6, is going to be a game changer for many Dodger fans and local residents alike.
MORNING REPORT: Two teenage males, a 14-year-old and 18-year-old, were wounded after they were shot Sunday night while "challenging" people in the Cal State L.A. parking lots ... A labor union and rival business owners were involved in helping block city approval of a new Highland Park car wash .... Bob Baker Marionette Theater plays a part in upcoming NCIS: Los Angeles episode
SILVER LAKE — This colorful visitor flew into Sandy Driscoll’s backyard for a Sunday morning bird bath. Driscoll used Cornell University’s free Merlin Bird ID app to identify the visitor as a male hooded oriole.