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Daily Archives: May 12, 2017

Eastside Weekend: Shakespeare’s ‘Caesar’ in Silver Lake; ‘Mark of Zorro’ in Montecito Heights; 90-year-old quilt-maker in Highland Park

At the Silver Lake Library, the Sixth Act Theatre Company holds a staged reading of William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” In Montecito Heights, the silent movie “Mark of Zorro” is being shown with a live score. In Highland Park, 90-year-old Ruby Nishio has an exhibition of her award-winning quilts. Submit An Event   Submit An Event Read More »

State shuts down Eagle Rock charter school; gentrification and the Council District 1 race

MORNING REPORT: The state board of education voted to shut down Celerity Troika Charter School in Eagle Rock amid concerns about the governance and financial stability of the company that manages the school .... An interview with Jeremiah Axelrod, an Occidental College history professor and founder of the Eagle Rock's school Institute for the Study of Los Angeles .... A recap of the First Council District race between incumbent Gil Cedillo and Joe Bray- Ali and how gentrification might have an impact as voters head to the polls next week Read More »

A Modern Paradise on Over Half an Acre in Echo Park

Hidden from the street behind an iconic fence is a unique paradise few could imagine existing in the middle of Echo Park. In 2004 the owners acquired this massive property - 3 parcels and over half an acre of land - and hired architect Rachel Allen to design their modernist dream home. Read More »