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Daily Archives: January 21, 2016

Neighbor Spotlight: Artist is dedicated to her craft and East L.A.


EAST LOS ANGELES -- At 26, artist Gloria Negrete is making her mark in East L.A. one artwork at a time. Last year, her drawing of the “ghost woman” of Evergreen Cemetery graced the cover of Haunted East Los Angeles, a book of scary stories about “the most haunted locations” in East L.A. by Mario Becerra. Dedicated to her craft, she spent a day at the cemetery sketching in ink and watercolor for that project. A longtime resident of East L.A., she’s a scooter-riding, Japanese food loving, Judo-competing, young artist with a mission: build up her portfolio. Chalk one up, Gloria. Read More »

Floyd’s 99 opening up Silver Lake barbershop

What happens to the sign?

SILVER LAKE –  Floyd’s 99 Barbershop will be opening a store in the former home of Sun Lake Drugs at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Parkman Avenue, according to the co-owner of the property known for its neon signage. Floyd’s, a nationwide chain that promotes ... Read More »

Possible changes to small-lot developments; overdue book amnesty

Mount Washington | Martha Benedict

MORNING REPORT: The Planning Department will hold public hearings over possible changes to small-lot development laws that allow developers to construct single-family homes on lots as small as 600 square-feet .... The Los Angeles Public Library will allow patrons to return overdue books and other materials without penalty during a two-week amnesty in February .... Today's Silver Lake Weather: Warmer, with a high of 77 and a low of 51 Read More »

Silver Lake area shooting leaves man wounded

500 benton way

SILVER LAKE — One man was shot Wednesday night near Benton Way and the 101 Freeway during what may have been a neighbor dispute, according to KTLA. The victim, described as a man in his 30s, was in grave condition following the shooting that took place ... Read More »

Phase Two Nearing Sell-Out at RiverPark


Since they were first introduced, the exciting, single-family detached and duplex homes at RiverPark have been thrilling homebuyers — and now the second phase of this popular community is nearing close out. Read More »