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Author Archives: The Eastsider

A “free” L.A. River bridge to cost millions in public funds; brush fire burns near Highland Park homes; a visit with Echo Park artist Peter Shire

MORNING REPORT: The City Council approved the construction of a new, $16 million L.A. River bridge connecting North Atwater Village and Griffith Park .... Firefighters put out a brush fire in the 4800 block of Marmion Way in Highland Park on Friday night before it spread to nearby homes .... A visit to the studio of Echo Park potter and sculptor Peter Shire. Read More »

L.A. makes room for more than 27,000 new residents; Congressional candidate woos Berniecrats; Lincoln High volleyball team celebrates turnaround

MORNING REPORT: The City of Los Angeles added an estimated 27,133 new residents between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016 .... Jimmy Gomez appears to be winning over some Berniecrats and other progressive voters as he campaigns against Robert Lee Ahn in the 34th Congressional District runoff .... The Boys Volleyball Team at Lincoln High was celebrating this week after winning a CIF L.A. City Division championship, marking a big turnaround for the team Read More »

Lincoln High volleyball team celebrates a turnaround

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — The Boys Volleyball Team at Lincoln High was celebrating this week after winning a CIF L.A. City Division 4 Championship, marking a big turnaround for the team, said coach Edwin Yau. The team went from a 2-11 record last year to being ranked ... Read More »

Metro board votes against funding 710 Freeway tunnel

Metro’s board of directors today withdrew critical support and funding needed to build an approximately six-mile-long highway tunnel to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. Instead, the transit agency board voted in favor of funding a variety of street and traffic improvements rather ... Read More »

Councilman Gil Cedillo’s tunnel vision

The L.A. City Council on Wednesday voted 10-1 to support state legislation prohibiting the construction of approximately six miles of roadway tunnels to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. Who was the lone vote in favor of the tunnels? It was First ... Read More »

Oxy politics professor who inspired Obama dies; man describes Echo Park stabbing attack; Atwater bridge moving forward

MORNING REPORT: Roger Boesche, the Occidental College professor who stirred up Barack Obama's interest in politics, died in his Eagle Rock home this week .... A man who was stabbed 13 times after ordering food at an Echo Park taco truck describes how he defended himself against an attacker armed with two knives An El Sereno shooting on Monday left two men were injured near Oakland Street and Portola Avenue. Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park Hillside Home with Rec Room

949 Dexter St | $779,900 | Property Website This incredible hillside property offers 3 beds/3 baths. 3 beds and 2 baths are in the main house and the additional permitted recreational room includes a bathroom. The house has hardwood floors in the living and dining areas, ... Read More »