Monthly Archives: October 2016

Echo Park and Boyle Heights men in the spotlight over gang injunction lawsuit

Thousands of Los Angeles men — mainly black and Latino — have had their movements and associations restricted within so-called “safety zones” without a hearing because of gang injunctions, according to activists who have filed suit against the city. Some of them are even prohibited from wearing certain types of clothing. Two of the men, one who lives in Echo ... Read More »

Trump supporters and opponents spend a Sunday afternoon in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump staged a “Viva Trump” rally Sunday afternoon in Sycamore Grove Park.  Speakers ranging from Republican party delegates to Susan Olsen, who played Cindy Brady of Brady Bunch fame, addressed the audience from the park’s bandstand. Meanwhile, Trump supporters and opponents faced off in the park with signs, banners and ... Read More »

Montecito Heights celebrates chili and choppers

MONTECITO HEIGHTS — This year’s Montecito Heights’ annual Chili Cook-Off & Firefighter Appreciation Day coincided with a dedication celebration for an upgraded helispot for L.A. Fire Department helicopters. As residents sampled more than a dozen chili variations during the Saturday afternoon event, two helicopters from LAFD’s air operations joined the party, which was organized by Roy Payan of the Montecito ... Read More »

Two women stabbed in Echo Park bar

ECHO PARK — Two women were stabbed inside the Gold Room bar on Sunset Boulevard early this morning, according to police and media reports. The suspect was taken into custody after he returned to the bar with the knife in hand, police said. The incident took place at about 1:30 a.m. when the man approached two women and stabbed one ... Read More »

Learn to Weld (or give it as a gift)

MMW offers hands-on classes in welding, metalworking, and home repair to help you get the job or get the job done. We offer quick classes to teach you how to weld and longer classes to teach you to build projects, whether pieces of furniture, sculpture, car/motorcycle, or things like chandeliers. Some classes are professional level, but most are for regular ... Read More »

For Sale: Mt Washington 1-Bedroom/1-Bath + Bonus Room

397 Museum Dr | $559,000 | Property Website The latest Dwell (11/16) celebrates Small Spaces, Big Design & the joy of smart solutions for living in a scaled back footprint…if you are drawn to this “less is Definitely more” esthetic than pack your curated, scaled back life style & find the bliss the owners of this Mt Washington cottage have ... Read More »

Spooktacular Homes at the Saturday Rent Crawl!

Boys, girls and ghouls, come join us for the The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl! As October comes to an end, don’t let November creep up on you this Halloween without securing your new rental. The Rental Girl has tons of #spooktacularhomes across Los Angeles just waiting for you to make your own. Happy Haunting! Read More »