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Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

The Boyle Heights Young Adult Program

Submitted by the Boyle Heights Young Adult Program The Boyle Heights Young Adult Program focuses on real world skills that are relevant to students’ pursuit of college and career readiness and serves students ages 16 to 25. The academic program emphasizes literacy across all disciplines by featuring cross-curricular units centered on issues of local and regional importance. These units give ... Read More »

Lost in Silver Lake: Shy gray long haired female Tuxedo cat [updated]

Grisgris disappeared at 5 am on March 22, 2017 from home by the Music Box Steps at 935-939 N. Vendome St . She is small, feather-light, shy with strangers and hides well. She has distinct bow-tie white markings at the mouth, a black nose, white cravat, white front paws, and white booties on the rear legs where her gray fluffy ... Read More »

For Sale: Heavenly Bungalows in Elysian Heights

1485 Avon Park Terrace | $1,200,000 | Property Website Vintage 4-plex in a quiet corner of Elysian Heights, renovated in just the right way with a tasteful mix of old and new, accented with desert flora, shade palms and seasoned plantings and only steps away from the Park. Includes two 1BR+1BA 1920 bungalows and a 1940 1BR+studio duplex currently being ... Read More »

Flowers come in all shapes and sizes in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES — Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera took a walk to admire the flowers, from the springtime poppies blooming in front yards to the giant, flower-shaped canopies that are always in full flower over the East L.A. Civic Center Gold Line station. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here More East Los Angeles stories Read More »

Price cuts on East L.A. 3-unit; Eagle Rock Spanish; Mt. Washington 5-bedroom

Prices on nearly two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: East Los Angeles: Price drops $50,000 for three units on a lot – a total of four bedrooms. $475,000. Eagle Rock: Price reduced $50,000 on Spanish-style 3 bedrooms with deck and RV parking. $899,316. ... Read More »

For Sale: Breathtaking Views in Franklin Hills

2300 Ronda Vista Drive | $2,395,000 | Property Website Behind a private & unassuming façade is an incredible Franklin Hills home w/ breathtaking views & limitless sunsets from Silver Lake to the San Gabriel mountains. Rare hillside privacy w/ indoor/outdoor flow on every level & 2500 square feet of expansive decks that display unprecedented evening compositions. Loft-like living room & ... Read More »

Silver Lake says goodbye to its shade balls

SILVER LAKE —  It’s been nearly nine years since 400,000 plastic shade balls were dumped into the Ivanhoe Reservoir. There, the 4-inch balls have bobbed up and down on the surface, helping reduce potentially harmful chemical reactions but also marring the view of the bright-blue water.  Starting as soon as this week, however, those balls are going bye-bye. On Monday, ... Read More »

Voters head to polls today in 34th Congressional District election

Today’s primary election for the 34th Congressional District will present a long list of choices for voters to consider: there are 23 candidates on the ballot plus a write-in contender as well. The special election was announced in January after Rep. Xavier Becerra was appointed to serve as state attorney general,  prompting a crowd of candidates to run for Congress. ... Read More »

Officers didn’t turn on body cams during fatal Boyle Heights shooting; parking on the parkway; election day arrrives

MORNING REPORT: The officers who were involved in the fatal shooting of a man near a Boyle Heights Gold Line station last month were wearing body cameras but had not turned them on .... Voters in the 34th Congressional District head to the polls today to face a ballot with 23 candidates and one write-in contender ..... Drivers in East Hollywood and other dense neighborhoods where street parking is in short supply have been parking their vehicles on parkways Read More »