Dear Eastsider

Dear Eastsider: What to do with Ed’s “collection”

Ed is a homeless man who lives near Glendale Boulevard and Effie Street in Echo Park, part of a small but growing homeless settlement. Ed collects stuff - everything from clothing and plants to furniture and an aquarium - that is piled high on the sidewalk and the street. Read More »

Dear Eastsider: A jobless reader named Elizabeth is seeking an Eastside beauty salon with recession-friendly prices for hair cuts and color: “I can get a ... Read More »

Say a prayer for Arthur

The Eastsider ran a post in July about the death of 61-year-old Arthur Cisneros, who was often seen hanging out, as well as drinking, near ... Read More »