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Monday, February 27, 2017

Scenes and Sightings

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 »

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 »

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 »

Did you see the double rainbow?

Jen Stevens did and took a photo of it at about 5:30 pm from Monterey Hills looking toward Pasadena. “Sure was pretty,” said Stevens. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Read More »

East L.A. sidewalk vendors love Valentine’s Day

EAST LOS ANGELES — Forget to buy a Valentine’s Day gift for that someone special?  That’s no problem in East L.A., where many sidewalks and street corners are brimming with flowers, balloons and teddy bears being hawked by street vendors.  Aurelio Jose Barrera  dashed around the ... Read More »

Silver Lake remembers The Black Cat protests

SILVER LAKE — Well over 100 people attended a Saturday night reenactment of The Black Cat gay rights protest, which took place 50 years ago outside a Sunset Boulevard gay bar. It is regarded as the nation’s first major gay rights demonstration. Tonight’s marchers held up ... Read More »

Elysian Heights trash truck rescue

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — Heavy-duty tow trucks were called in this morning after a city sanitation truck became stuck on the embankment off a narrow, hillside street near Elysian Park. The green sanitation truck was perched and leaning at the top of a steep slope on Duane ... Read More »

Echo Park ficus get whacked

ECHO PARK —  An Eastsider reader called last week to spread the word about the cutting down of a trio of large ficus trees in the 1400 block of Temple Street.  Today, those trees remain standing but in a very, shall we say, truncated form. It’s ... Read More »