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Monthly Archives: December 2015

The last sunset of 2015

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SILVER LAKE — The final moments of daylight on the last day of 2015 found shopkeepers on Sunset Boulevard closing early, bartenders preparing for a busy night and Uber drivers looking forward to surge pricing.  Meanwhile, Dan Gershon photographed his last sunset of the year as ... Read More »

Top 10 Eastsider stories of 2015


You never know what will catch the attention of Eastsider readers. Who knew, for example, that a story about a going away party for an L.A. River bridge would be so popular? Here are our top 10 stories of 2015 as measured by pages viewed: Read More »

One injured in Glassell Park shooting; L.A. crime on the rise; Arroyo Seco Parkway celebrates 75th birthday

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MORNING REPORT: Police arrested a suspect who is believed to have shot a man in the buttocks during an argument Wednesday night in Glassell Park. Violent crime in the City of Los Angeles this year rose nearly 20% compared to 2014, and property crime increased slightly more than 10% .... The Arroyo Seco Parkway - aka the Pasadena Freeway - turns 75 .... Eastsider reader Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake reminds dog owners to keep their pets safe and indoors on New Year's Eve Read More »

Power out in Boyle Heights

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — An estimated 575 LADWP customers in Boyle Heights are without power today, according to the agency’s outage information page. Full service is not expected to be fully restored until 7 p.m. Twitter user @Lataino said that the power had been out on south ... Read More »

Six injured in Boyle Heights crash; photos of Silver Lake past

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Morning Report: Six people were injured, two of them seriously, after a van and car collided in the 600 block of south Anderson Street in Boyle Heights .... Old photos of the Jail Cafe, Mixville Market and other long-gone Silver Lake businesses and landmarks .... Lost in Echo Park: Lost female pit bull dog Read More »

Two injured in Highland Park shootings


HIGHLAND PARK – Police are investigating separate shootings that took place about three blocks apart early this morning, leaving two men injured, with one in serious condition. The first shooting occurred at about 12:15 am, when a man was shot multiple times near Figueroa Street and ... Read More »

Homeless man found dead in Silver Lake on Christmas morning; Echo Park tenants told to remove Christmas lights from church-owned apartments; Cypress Park Christmas tree fire

Christmas Morning, Echo Park Lake | Sandy Driscoll

MORNING REPORT: A homeless man was found dead Christmas morning in the 1600 block of Lucile Avenue in Silver Lake .... Some of the Echo Park tenants in apartment buildings owned by the Church of the Foursquare Gospel said they will defy an order from a management company to remove all Christmas lights and decorations from building common areas .... A Cypress Park beauty salon was damaged after a Christmas tree caught fire on Friday morning Read More »