Friday, October 28, 2016

News & Features Channel

Video of this week’s Silver Lake water main break


SILVER LAKE — The evening rush hour was slower going than normal on Thursday when Glendale Boulevard was partly shut down after an apparent water line break near Silver Lake Boulevard. Along with several photos, one person also shot a video of water gurgling through the ... Read More »

When Elysian Park took a tumble in 1937


ELYSIAN  VALLEY — The Eastsider spotted this 1937 news reel posted on Facebook page of the Citizens Committee To Save Elysian Park. It shows the aftermath of a 1937 landslide that damaged the Riverside Drive bridge along the L.A. River. “Starting with a gap only an ... Read More »

Echo Park plays a supporting role in puppet productions


Puppeteer Bob Baker brought his puppet-making skills and his marionette theater to the southern edge of Echo Park more than fifty years ago. Now, a new generation of puppeteers are calling Echo Park home, making puppets for live performances as well as part of animated productions. ... Read More »

Few traffic solutions in sight for a Silver Lake street

After the city eliminated a traffic lane in each direction on Rowena Avenue earlier this year, some Silver Lake residents blamed the so called “road diet”  for increasing congestion, speeding and reckless driving  on nearby Waverly Drive and other side streets.  On  Tuesday, city officials met ... Read More »