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Daily Archives: May 9, 2017

For Sale: Chic Mid Century condo in Los Feliz

4411 Los Feliz Blvd #205 | $577,000 | Property Website Turnkey Freedom. Light-filled, south-facing, Mid Century condo in the Los Feliz Towers. Walls of glass line the oversized living room and lead to the private balcony. Recent upgrades: walnut floors, custom cabinetry, remodeled chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and chic bathroom. Pet friendly, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath condo, conveniently ... Read More »

Cedillo boosted by Bray-Ali scandals in District 1 runoff but is criticized over staff responsiveness

Though Councilman Gil Cedillo is benefitting from his opponent’s recent troubles in the District 1 runoff, he still faces criticism that his staff has been unresponsive and that they don’t attend community events, according to the L.A. Times. After having refused a Times reporter’s requests for an interview during the primary, Cedillo spoke to The Times last week, saying he ... Read More »

El Sereno collective competing with real estate investor over community space

EL SERENO –The Eastside Cafe, a Huntington Drive community space and collective, has been involved in many neighborhood causes, from promoting poetry and art to improving health and wellness.  Now, the organizers of the 15-year-old group are rallying support and money for another cause:  preventing their space from being sold to a real estate investor. The collective said it had been ... Read More »

Five questions for the new Executive Director of Heritage Square

MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- The painted ladies of Heritage Square welcomed Kori Capaldi as new Executive Director last month. Born and raised in Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley, Capaldi attended USC and worked for the USC School of Architecture at the Gamble House for 17 years. She ran public programs and organized events as well as oversaw fundraising aspects including the ancillary group, the Friends of the Gamble House Read More »

New 4-story apartment building planned across from Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK — A four-story apartment building has been proposed to fill a now empty lot across from Echo Park Lake, according to city records. It’s the same site where a building collapsed nearly 17 years ago, killing one person and injuring 36 people. Echo Park Capital Venture  has filed an application with the Planning Department seeking to build an ... Read More »

East L.A. tenants demand rent control; L.A. Times pans Lincoln Heights’ “The 14th Factory” show; the cost of opening savings accounts for L.A. Unified kindergartners

MORNING REPORT: Tenants from East L.A. and other areas are scheduled to hold a march to demand rent control protections in unincorporated portions of L.A. County .... L.A. Times reviewer Sharon Mizota was for the most part not impressed with the giant “The 14th Factory” show in Lincoln Heights .... A proposal by 4th District Councilman David Ryu to have the city fund a $50 savings account for every L.A. Unified kindergartner could cost as much as $3.4 million a year Read More »