SILVER LAKE -- Sandy Driscoll wants to find out the name of this impressive looking spider that she spotted in her backyard:
Eagle Rock is one of the most competitive real estate markets on the Eastside, and we've got a recent home sale to prove it. A Spanish-style home on Hill Drive sold for $950,000 - $250,000 over the original asking price If you are priced out of Eagle Rock, check out the remodeled 4-bedroom, 2-bath home that sold in El Sereno for a relatively modest $440,000. Meanwhile, in Glassell Park, a two-level California bungalow with exposed wood beams sold for $721,000.
ECHO PARK -- Skateboarders. Grandmothers. Musicians. They have all stopped by as artist Katrina Alexy has spent the past five months transforming a 40-foot long cinderblock wall next to a public parking lot into whimsical mosaic artwork. She could have completed the bulk of the work more quickly in her Highland Park studio – but what fun is that compared to the countless encounters she had with the people from all corners of Echo Park?
LOS FELIZ -- Only a few days before termed-out District 4 Councilman Tom LaBonge leaves office, some fellow council members want to give him a going away present: Tom LaBonge Square. The intersection of Tracy and St. George streets near John Marhsall High - LaBonge's alma mater - would be named in his honor under a council motion presented by Councilman Mitch O'Farrell.
Cal State L.A. student spends months recovering from antibiotic allergic reaction; Dodger Dog Pizza?
MORNING REPORT: A Cal State L.A. student has spent more than six months recovering from an allergic reaction to an antibiotic that left her body covered in blisters and damaged her trachea and eyes ... The Dodger's Executive Chef Jason Tingley is working on a 16-inch Dodger Dog Pizza made with a crust from Dodger Dogs .