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Daily Archives: April 14, 2015
LINCOLN HEIGHTS – Stocked with 300 bottles of craft beer and wine, The Heights Deli & Bottle Shop held a “soft opening” today. Owner Vanessa Baek, a Lincoln Heights resident who also operates Xlixe pizzeria in Little Tokyo, said she hopes her new store will bring ... Read More »
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Dorris Place Elementary held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to show off its computer lab that was refurbished with new equipment after a third-grade student submitted a winning essay in an IT makeover contest for schools.
The Pop-Hop bookstore in Highland Park will host comedian Maria Bamford for the next three months as she works over new standup material with a changing roster of comedians in a workshop series. Her blend of humor is morbid, joyous, confessional and full of impressions. She does a great Paula Deen.
About 1,000 volunteers spent Saturday, Earth Day, hauling out litter and trash from the Los Angeles River as part of the 26th Annual La Gran Limpieza: The Great Los Angeles River Clean Up.
SILVER LAKE -- The winding section of Hyperion Avenue that divides Silver Lake from the Franklin Hills is dotted with low-rise architect studios, preschools, auto body shops and stores. Now, it appears that this same stretch of road might be getting additional residential development in the form of six, four-story townhouses proposed for some vacant hillside lots on Hyperion at Scotland Street.
Mountain lion still at home in Los Feliz; Boyle Heights man shot by police identified; Echo Park flipper seeking $240k mark up
MORNING REPORT: A 150-pound mountain lion is taking its time leaving the crawl space underneath a Los Feliz home ... The murder suspect who was shot and killed by police last week in Boyle Heights has been identified as 39-year-old Roberto Rodriguez ... An Echo Park house flipper that purchased a three-bedroom home for $660,000 in March now wants $899,000 for the same property .