MONTECITO HEIGHTS – The temperature topped 90 degrees today and is expected to do the same on Sunday, when more than 20,000 runners pour through the streets for the L.A. Marathon. There won’t be any relief from the heat for runners and residents until the middle ...
Special interests backing Councilman Huizar become a campaign issue; Silver Lake couple preserves a Mid Century classic; are you ready to live in an Eagle Rock geodesic home?
MORNING REPORT: The real estate and special interests backing Councilman Jose Huizar have become an issue in the Council District 14 race ... How a Silver Lake couple retained the look and feel of a 1960s hillside house ... The owners of a geodesic home in Eagle Rock are seeking "the right person" to rent the place for $3,850 a month
Police chase suspect pleads not guilty; York Park grand opening; no “computers for all” at L.A. schools
MORNING REPORT: A parolee plead not guilty to carjacking and other charges in connection with a police chase that began in Boyle Heights and ended in Monterey Park, where he was shot by officers ... An 11 a.m. grand opening ceremony will be held today for the new York Park
ECHO PARK -- The church founded by legendary evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson is getting out of the Echo Park real estate business, putting up for sale a large collection of apartments, vacant lots, commercial buildings and homes near Echo Park Lake. The asking price for the properties owned by the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel was not disclosed.
HIGHLAND PARK -- Pink blooms and a yellow VW van brightened up this Highland Park street scene.
GLASSELL PARK -- A group of residents in Glassell Park are concerned about a residential development proposed for Walnut Canyon. Still in the early stages, the developers plan to build 32 single-family homes on the hillside property now covered with lush green grass and trees. Several trees on the hillside have metal tags attached to the trunks and have been spray painted red, triggering concern about their fate. Read More »
Morning Report: The cost of parking at Dodger Stadium will rise to $20 this year for fans who buy parking at the gate ... What’s that giant spider doing hanging from the Sixth Street Bridge? ... Ballot Box 2015: L.A. City Council & School Board Elections Read More »
Morning Report: A 29-year-old man was in stable condition after being shot while sitting inside his car in El Sereno ... How Boyle Heights history and culture inspired and influenced a group of artists ... Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily Email Digest & RSS feed Read More »
BOYLE HEIGHTS — A new craft brewery and tasting room, whose founders include an attorney and a geologist, is in the works for an industrial ... Read More »
Video released of Filipinotown hit-and-run; Councilman O’Farrell criticizes minimum-wage study choice; motorists to prepare for “swarm maintenance” at East L.A. interchange
Morning Report: A surveillance video was released showing the hit-and-run of a woman and her grandson as they crossed Beverly Boulevard hand-in-hand in Historic Filipinotown ... Caltrans is warning motorists to expect delays this weekend at the East L.A. interchange as ramps are closed for “swarm maintenance” ... A UC Berkeley research team that authored a mostly positive study of Mayor Garcetti's proposed minimum wage hike has been hired to conduct an "independent" review of the very same proposal, prompting 13th District Councilman Mitch O'Farrell to call the decision "outrageous and unacceptable" Read More »
SILVER LAKE -- A man in his 50s was injured tonight after he was caught in the crossfire between two groups during a shooting that took place near Silver Lake Boulevard and Vendome Street. Read More »
Morning Report: Police have arrested a suspected in the fatal shooting last October of a transgendered woman in East Hollywood ... L.A. Unified’s all-district honor band turned the Dodger Stadium parking lot into a rehearsal space in preparation for its Rose Parade appearance ... Found in Highland Park: Friendly Tabby ... Lost in Highland Park: Black, small 6-month-old kitty Read More »
Gunman gets life in prison for Echo Park & Glassell Park killings; Building & Safety plays waiting game with Eastside complaints; Boyle Heights job center
Morning Report: A Superior Court judge sentenced Andre Uphshaw to two consecutive life sentences for a pair of gang-related killings in Echo Park and Glassell Park in March 2009 ... The Building & Safety Department takes about three months on average to respond to complaints about illegal construction, code enforcement and other problems filed by Eastside residents ... City opens Boyle Heights jobs center to connect residents with local employers ... The families of two Lincoln Heights women who were murdered in separate incidents three years ago are still waiting for the killers to be found Read More »
Morning Report: The city of L.A. finally built a sidewalk leading to a Boyle Heights Catholic school after students and parents spent decades walking on a dirt path or in the middle of the street to reach the campus ... The mother and her one-month old baby who went missing from a Highland Park street have been found .... Lost in Echo Park: Black & white friendly indoor cat named Henry Read More »
A short distance from Griffith Park in a highly sought-after section of Los Feliz, this over 2,200 square-foot, 2-story vintage 1928 duplex retains its original though updated charm, with carefully restored windows and hardware, authentic Spanish-style light fixtures, and much more. Read More »