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A La La Land sunset

SILVER LAKE –– Dan Gershon captured the moment today as the sky and clouds turned pink at sunset. Got a sunset photo to share? Submit it here Read More »

Bulletin Board: Dodger Stadium Opening Day community forum

Submitted by Echo Park Improvement Association Opening day is Sunday, April 16 .  Join us on Thursday, March 2 for a Dodger Stadium Opening Day Forum! Prepare yourselves for the Dodger season opener on Sunday, April 16. We will have representatives from the Dodgers, LAPD Special Events, ... Read More »

New “cycling-inspired” cafe rolling into Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — A “caffeine fueled, cycling-inspired” cafe is preparing to join the other new restaurants, bars and shops along York Boulevard. The owners of à Bloc, which is taking shape inside  an approximately 1,300-square-foot storefront at 5025 York,  will not only serve coffee, pastries and snacks ... Read More »

Possible Highland Park sexual assault under investigation; Councilman Mitch O’Farrell criticized over development as he seeks reelection

MORNING REPORT: Police are investigating a possible sexual assault that took place Saturday night, Feb. 25, in the 4800 block of Figueroa Street near Sycamore Park in Highland Park .... 13th District Councilman Mitch O'Farrell is being criticized for failing to project neighborhoods from real estate development and gentrification as he campaigns for reelection. Read More »

Morning mural ride in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES —  There were not many people out and about on this chilly morning when Aurelio Jose Barrera went out for a bike ride. But the clear crisp weather made for nice conditions to snap some photos of the neighborhood murals as he rode ... Read More »

Councilman Gil Cedillo’s reelection challenges; stolen vehicle pursuit ends in East L.A.

MORNING REPORT: Concerns about gentrification and whether he has lost touch with his district are among the challenges First District Councilman Gil Cedillo faces as he seeks reelection ..... The police pursuit of a stolen vehicle that began in Boyle Heights ended in neighboring East Los Angeles, where the suspect crashed into another vehicle on Floral Drive .... Candidates campaigning to represent City Council District 13 will appear at a forum on Monday, Feb. 27 Read More »

New willows await in Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE — Thanks to Dan Gershon for  a photo of  the shaggy, new Australian Willow trees that have been planted along West Silver Lake Drive next to the Silver Lake Reservoir. The 14 trees and other new landscaping are part of the final stage of a ... Read More »

Here’s How You Can Support Your Favorite Neighborhood News Source

Bloggers don’t live on comments alone. You can support The Eastsider, a privately-owned company, by purchasing an annual Reader Sponsorship and Reader Benefits Card. Your financial support and sponsorship will help defray the costs of  gathering neighborhood news and stories. Look for future benefits and discounts ... Read More »

Save the Date | Party on the Eastside!

SAVE THE DATE! There’s a new kid on the Eastside block - Highland Park Real Estate Collective - and we’re throwing a Grand Opening Party on March 25th! There will be food trucks, drinks, music, giveaways, all kinds of fun and a great opportunity to meet your community! Read More »