Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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These mushrooms are for lounging, not eating

Martha Benedict of Montecito Heights discovered an unexpected combination of  mushrooms and  lawn ornaments in her back yard: “Recent heavy rains and cool conditions have promoted a comfortable environment for fungi and recumbent garden ornaments.” Photo by Martha Benedict Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Snowy view from snow-free Montecito Heights | Photo by Martha Benedict City may end the year with the fewest murders since 1967. L.A. Times Year-end photo project focuses on Highland Park. 90042 Silver Lake-based KCET shakes up management before leaving PBS. Show Tracker Is this your ... Read More »

A gloomy day ends with rainbows and silver skies across Northeast L.A.

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Today’s tumultuous weather ended on a colorful note, with residents of Highland Park and Montecito Heights capturing images of rainbows and a silvery sunset.  In Highland Park, Nicole Possert photographed a rainbow arching over homes on Roselawn Place as well ... Read More »

A Mount Washington love song

Mount Washington photo by Martha Benedict When Sean Hoffman was house hunting several years back, Mount Washington ranked as one of his favorite neighborhoods. He checked the real estate listings every day and rode his bike to check out interesting properties. Hoffman, however, never bought a ... Read More »

The twin moons of Debs Park explained

A pair of white orbs floating over the top of Debs Park in Montecito Heights attracted a lot of attention last night.  Photographer Martha Benedict took a shot of the two objects, which were lighting balloons being used to illuminate a film shoot near the pond ... Read More »

Discovering the art of Northeast L.A.

Early morning rain and clouds gave way to sunny and crisp weather today just in time for art lovers to view the work of more than 100 artists displayed in homes and studios across Northeast L.A. The North by Northeast: The 18th Annual Discovery Tour, sponsored ... Read More »

Work to resume on Montecito Heights solar panel project

A Montecito Heights nursing home will be allowed to finish the installation of more than 1,400 solar panels on a hillside near Debs Park, officials with Councilman Ed Reyes said today.  The City Council ordered a temporary halt to the project in late September after residents ... Read More »