Friday, October 21, 2016

Daily Archives: December 16, 2015

Silver Lake’s Casbah Cafe closes without saying goodbye

Entrance to Casbah in Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE ––  For nearly 20 years, the Casbah Cafe attracted a loyal clientele that sipped coffee and snacked on pastries in the Moroccan themed interior or took a seat at sidewalk tables sheltered by vines and greenery. But this week, Casbah’s customers have been left ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Homlessness in Silver Lake Town Hall Meeting

Submitted by Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Please attend this very important town hall meeting. Representatives from PATH, LAPD, Council Districts 4 & 13, the City Attorney’s office and other agencies, will provide information and listen to your concerns, questions and suggestions. PLEASE CONSIDER A DONATION!* A ... Read More »

American Apparel to close its first store in Echo Park


ECHO PARK — A lot has happened in the dozen years since American Apparel opened its first store, a large outlet on Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park. The underwear and t-shirt maker mushroomed into a nationwide hipster apparel chain known for its racy advertising and controversial ... Read More »

Rooftop Living in Echo Park


In the past year, The Eastside has grown rapidly, giving way to new businesses, restaurants and retailers, all of which have left many looking for stylish-yet-affordable homes in the area. Read More »

LA Unified reopens; more details on Hermon officer-involved shooting; Oxy rescinds Bill Cosby honorary degree

Elysian Park | The Eastsider

MORNING REPORT: L.A. Unified schools will reopen today with an increased police presence after a security threat prompted the closure of all schools on Tuesday .... Police identified the man who was shot during an exchange of gunfire with an off-duty officer in Hermon as 23-year-old Joshua Villavicencio .... Occidental College has revoked the honorary degree it gave to Bill Cosby in 1992, joining several other colleges that have rescinded honorary degrees amid allegations of sexual misconduct made against the entertainer Read More »

Man fatally stabbed in Highland Park


HIGHLAND PARK — Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man early this morning in the 5900 block of Figueroa Street. The man, described as a male Latino in his early 20s, was stabbed at about 2:30 a.m., said LAPD spokeswoman Liliana Preciado. The suspects ... Read More »