Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

Cloudy skies and hummingbirds signal the approach of a big storm

SILVER LAKE — Apparently everyone needs to batten down the hatches — or least run over to Home Depot for more tarps – before a huge rain storm hits the area.  Dan Gershon of Silver Lake shared the photo above of the incoming clouds while Sandy Driscoll provided the photo below of  her busy hummingbird feeder – a common sight ... Read More »

City Council candidates offer ideas and plans to deal with homelessness

By BARRY LANK Homelessness is our topic this week as part of The Eastsider’s coverage of city council races in Districts 1 and 13.  We asked the candidates running in the March 7 primary to respond to the following: he number of homeless in L.A. has only been going up, and Angelenos have reacted with a mixture of sympathy, disdain and ... Read More »

Meet you for sandwiches at Eastside Market Square?

VICTOR HEIGHTS –– The Eastside Market Italian Deli is hidden away in Victor Heights, where densely packed homes and apartments rise up a steep hill north of Sunset Boulevard near the 110 Freeway. Despite being tucked into a mostly residential neighborhood, come lunch time hungry customers descend on the corner market on narrow Alpine Street and deli to line up ... Read More »

L.A. Times endorses Mitch O’Farrell for Council District 13; 23 candidates running for 34th Congressional seat; City Council votes to decriminalize street vending but ….

MORNING REPORT: The L.A. Times endorsed Mitch O'Farrell in the Council District 13 race, saying the incumbent councilman has "proved himself to be a thoughtful, committed representative" .... The City Council voted to decriminalize street vending and set up a permitting system amid concerns that immigrant vendors might face deportation if charged with a misdemeanor .... 23 people - including a state legislator, labor activist and filmmaker - have officially filed paperwork to run in the special April 4 election to succeed former Congressman Xavier Becerra Read More »