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News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. and Echo Park

Councilman Huizar supporters remain loyal in wake of sexual harassment charges. Motivational speaker’s wheelchair crushed by bus on York Boulevard. Remembering Elliott Smith 10 years after his death in Echo Park. The story behind the teen drama East Los High. 14 hours with Councilman Tom LaBonge. Sleepy driver triggers a chain reaction of trouble in Boyle Heights. Read More »

Teatro Arroyo debuts in Highland Park

A  fledgling theater company – Teatro Arroyo – staged its first show on Sunday amid the trees and arroyo stones at  La Culebra Art Park in Highland Park.  After performances of live poetry and music, the Teatro Arroyo, which is composed of Highland Park residents, presented part of A Midsummer  Night’s Dream outdoors in the park and, later, indoors at ... Read More »

Weekend Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Photo Gallery features the photos that appeared in The Eastsider’s News & Notes digest during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] The photos must ... Read More »

Weekend Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Photo Gallery features the photos that appeared in The Eastsider’s News & Notes digest during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] The photos must have ... Read More »

Glassell Park couple reshape their passion for woodcraft into a business

She’s a costume designer for film and TV. He’s a former avocado farmer from Valley Center, north of Escondido. When they met “on the interwebs,” as Rebecca likes to put it, she soon was sharing with Anthony her dream of making her own jewelry line derived from wood turning. He had interest in woodwork as well. In fact during their ... Read More »

Weekend Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Photo Gallery features the photos that appeared in The Eastsider’s News & Notes digest during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] The photos must have ... Read More »

Last chance to get wet in the L.A. River

A summer-time experiment that opened the L.A. River to kayaking, fishing and other forms of  recreation ends this holiday weekend. The L.A. River Pilot Recreation Zone, which came into being on Memorial Day,  allowed the public to walk, watch birds, kayak and fish on a 2.5 mile  stretch of the Glendale Narrows waterway in Elysian Valley, opening this section of ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock and Silver Lake

21 violent crimes in a week puts Boyle Heights on Crime Alert. Afternoon Delight: New film featuring a bored Silver Lake mom and a stripper. Street banners promote Occidental College’s century-old Eagle Rock connection. The Eastsider welcomes Taza of Echo Park as a new advertising sponsor. The Eastsider was named Best Neighborhood Blog at this year’s L.A. Weekly Web Awards. ... Read More »

The L.A. River is for the birds

Photographer Martha Benedict joined a group of bird lovers last week for a bird watching walk along the L.A. River in Elysian Valley. Those on the Friday morning tour, sponsored by the Audubon Center at Debs Park,  encountered a wide variety of birds as well as kayakers and anglers enjoying the L.A. River Pilot Recreation Zone. What kinds of birds ... Read More »

Weekend Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Photo Gallery features the photos that appeared in The Eastsider’s News & Notes digest during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] The photos must ... Read More »

News & Notes From Atwater, Boyle Heights and Eagle Rock

Wildlife advocates say new Atwater bridge is definitely not for the birds. Perhaps a lower rent might fill this empty Eagle Rock storefront. 13 violent crimes in a week puts Boyle Heights on Crime Alert. The Eastsider thanks Michael Turmon of Eagle Rock and Larry Kaplan of Silver Lake for purchasing  Reader Sponsorships Save The Date Read More »

Sponsored Post: August Is For The Birds and Bird Lovers!

Do you bird L.A.? The last few weeks of August are getting birdy in this part of town! Check out these awesome upcoming events around L.A.’s Eastside: The New Echo Park Lake Bird Walk with the Los Angeles Audubon Society August 17 | 8 am – 10 am Meet near the Boathouse 751 Echo Park Avenue at Laguna Avenue Birds ... Read More »