GLASSELL PARK– In 1923 Ed Rauen’s grandfather opened Verdugo Hardware on Verdugo Road. In 1939, the business moved to where it sits today on Eagle Rock Boulevard. That’s where Rauen is now currently holding a close out sale on all the merchandise as he prepares to close the family business after nine decades.
EAGLE ROCK -- Why would anyone want to spend Saturday - the first-ever Bird L.A. Day - inside an Occidental College laboratory looking through cabinets containing 65,000 dead birds? Answer: Because it’s science and because it’s awesome.
One of the biggest issues facing new County Supervisor Hilda Solis, whose district includes most of the Eastside, is how to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. On Wednesday, Solis, who replaced Gloria Molina as Supervisor of the First District, hinted at her preferences and concerns about the alternatives now being considered.
8% of Oxy students said they have been sexually assaulted; Los Feliz tenants protest Ellis Act evictions
Morning Report: About 8% of Occidental College students said they had been sexually assaulted, with the the vast majority of cases involving alcohol, according to a survey conducted by the Eagle Rock college ... A group of Los Feliz tenants have protested their landlords’ plans to get out of the rental business and evict existing renters under the state’s Ellis Act ... Police helicopter overhead? Follow The Eastsider on Twitter for breaking news alerts.