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Daily Archives: July 8, 2015

Echo Park lotus can’t wait for Lotus Festival

Echo Park Lotus blooming July 2015 6-25-2015 4-49-15 PM

ECHO PARK — The 35th Annual Echo Park Lotus Festival will be held this weekend at Echo Park Lake. But the showy lotus have already been in bloom for the past few weeks, mesmerizing park visitors with their pink and cream-colored blooms. The festival, which is ... Read More »

Who will reopen a Lincoln Heights coffeehouse?

cafe in the heights street view

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — It has been a while since any coffee has been poured at Cafe in the Heights, which appeared to be the neighborhood’s only coffeehouse. But the narrow and vacant North Broadway storefront  across from Lincoln High is now up for lease, giving someone ... Read More »

Prius burns on Silver Lake street

Photo by Brian Falls

SILVER LAKE — Firefighters extinguished a fire early this morning that burned a Prius parked near the corner of Marathon Street and Kodak Drive.  It’s not clear what caused the fire that broke out at about 4:40 a.m. Read More »

Crime on the rise; lawsuit threatened over Glendale-Hyperion bridge project

Highland Park | Katrina Alexy/Instagram

MORNING REPORT: The number of reported crimes rose by 12% during the first half of the year, the first such increase in more than a decade .... Cycling and pedestrian activists say they are planning to file a lawsuit over city plans to remove a sidewalk from the Glendale-Hyperion bridge .... Food Forward’s Summer Harvests are Pickin’ Up in the Eastside .... Lost in Eagle Rock: Friendly black Border Collie Read More »