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Daily Archives: May 23, 2017

Brush fires hit Lincoln Heights & Elysian Park [updated]

Firefighters have been busy on the Eastside this afternoon, knocking down a  brush fire in Lincoln Heights shortly before another fire began in Elysian Park near Solano Canyon. Ground and air crews were deployed to fight the Elysian Park fire, which was reported at about 2:22 pm, and had scorched about two acres, said the L.A. Fire Department.  The fire ... Read More »

More new development coming to Eagle Rock Boulevard [updated]

GLASSELL PARK — Tractors have cleared the site and a pile of steel beams have been unloaded in preparation for the construction of  Perch Apartments, the most recent of a string of new residential developments that have been built or are in the works for Eagle Rock Boulevard. The 59-unit apartment building, which is being constructed at the corner of ... Read More »

Price cuts for 2-on-a-lot in East L.A.; Eagle Rock Traditional; Mt. Washington bungalow

Prices on about three dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: East L.A.: Price drops $70,000 for two units on a lot. $510,000. Eagle Rock: A 3-bedroom traditional with views takes an $85,700 price chop. $964,300 Mt. Washington: Price reduced $21,000 on a 1-bedroom bungalow with ... Read More »

Signs of change at Sunset and Alvarado

ECHO PARK —  Get ready Echo Park foodies, Cosa Buona, which has been billed as one of this year’s most highly anticipated new restaurants, is supposed to open to the public on Thursday. At least that’s the plan for now, according to one restaurant staff member. The new pizzeria replaces Pizza Buona, which operated at the same spot for more ... Read More »

Grass fire breaks out in Montecito Heights area; Metro to “re-imagine” bus service; East L.A Ska goes global

MORNING REPORT: A grass fire in the Montecito Heights area Monday night burned nearly 1.5-acres before fire crews on the ground, assisted by water-dropping helicopters, brought the blaze under control in about 40 minutes .... Metro is beginning a two-year-long effort to "re-imagine" the agency bus system and come up with solutions to reverse a steady decline in ridership .... Two East L.A. bands -- The Delirians and The Steady 45s -- recently launched a European tour, bringing their brand of reggae, ska and rocksteady to an international audience. Read More »