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Author Archives: The Eastsider

New homes in the works for Eagle Rock and Hermon

Developers are wasting no time this year preparing for new projects, with the Planning Department receiving requests to build new homes in Eagle Rock and Hermon. The Eagle Rock project calls for demolishing a one-story commercial building at 4344 Eagle Rock Boulevard south of York Boulevard ... Read More »

Commission takes up Echo Park landmark nomination; man injured in Boyle Heights shooting; how Cal State L.A. ranks on upward mobility

MORNING REPORT: A proposal to declare a 1920s Echo Park bungalow court a historic landmark is scheduled to be reviewed today, Thursday, Jan. 19 by the Cultural Heritage Commission .... A man was wounded in Boyle Heights on Tuesday afternoon in what police believe was a gang-related shooting ..... Cal State L.A. was among the nation's 10 top colleges when it came to a "mobility rate" that measured the proportion of low-income students who moved up economically over the years Read More »

Purple bus and other live-in vehicles face eviction from Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK -- Two and a half years ago, B.J. Dini and Simon Johnson first parked their bus by Echo Park Lake and set up shop for meditation, tarot readings and birth charts. The bus has since been painted purple, spawning a Facebook presence called The Purple Party, which welcomes people from across the political spectrum. But the purple bus might soon have to find a new place to park. Read More »

Warehouse burns in Boyle Heights; candidates say “no” to developer contributions; One Day at a Time moves to Echo Park

MORNING REPORT: Firefighters put out a large fire that broke out Tuesday night in a Boyle Heights warehouse .... The remake of One Day at a Time, the Norman Lear sitcom features a Cuban-American family who call Echo Park home .... Several candidates running in the March 7 city election have said they won't take contributions from real estate developers, including at least two contenders in the Council District 13 race Read More »

Architectural Loft in Lincoln Heights

Looking for loft living with modern amenities, architectural elements, and that perfect neighborhood feel? Tucked away on the 2nd floor is this airy Lincoln Heights one bed, one bath condo. Originally built in 1920s Art Deco-style for W.P. Fuller Paint Company, it was later reimagined by architectural firm Brooks + Scarpa as live-work lofts. Read More »

Los Feliz gas station clerk killed during robbery

LOS FELIZ — Police this morning are looking for the gunman who fatally shot a clerk during an attempted robbery of a Chevron gas station. The shooting took place at about 5:25 a.m. after the suspect entered the gas station convenience store at the corner of ... Read More »

Do you have wills or trusts on your “To Do List?”

Do you have wills or trusts on your “To Do List?” Contact your neighborhood lawyer, Thomas DeBoe. He is an Echo Park attorney with practice areas that include wills, trusts, business contracts, joint financial ventures, consumer transactions, family law, tenancies and homeownership Read More »