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Shelter for homeless women opens in Boyle Heights; new signs for the Silver Lake reservoirs; photo of Mexican president angers Dodger fans

Morning Report: A shelter for homeless women opens in Boyle Heights ... New interpretative signs for the Silver Lake reservoirs will be dedicated this weekend ... A photo of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on the Dodgers' Instagram and Twitter accounts has generated about 5,000 comments and demands that it be removed in the wake of the disappearance of 43 Mexican college students. Read More »

Boyle Heights man goes missing in New York; fire damages Silver Lake home; the El Sereno roots of a gay Mariachi band leader

Morning Report: The New York Police Department is asking the public for help to find 30-year-old Steven Reynoso, a Boyle Heights man who went missing on Nov. 25 while visiting New York with his girlfriend ... A Sunday morning fire damaged a Silver Lake home in the 1300 block of Maltman Ave ... The director of L.A. first gay and transgender Mariachi band got his start in a middle school band in El Sereno Lost in Eagle Rock: Light tan medium sized male dog Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the photos from contributors that ... Read More »

Diesel pollution dropping at Cypress Park rail yard; new Echo Park market to open Monday; Zachary Quinto sells Midcentury home

Morning Report: Diesel emissions from Metrolink’s Cypress Park maintenance yard are expected to fall sharply by 2017 and pose a far smaller cancer risk than diesel emissions from trucks on the nearby 5 Freeway, according to a health and air pollution study ... Echo Park will gain a second grocery store next week with Lassens planning to open its natural foods and vitamins outlet on Monday ... Actor Zachary Quinto sold his Midcentury-style Los Feliz home for $1.278 million ... The LAPD Rampart Division will be holding an open house today at its Sixth Street station Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the photos from contributors that ... Read More »

Woman rescued after Boyle Heights kidnapping; Echo Park gentrification fears

Morning Report: An armed man who kidnapped a woman early this morning in Boyle Heights was apprehended after a police chase that ended in San Bernardino County ... Recent real estate sales and developments have some Echo Park residents worried about gentrification, according to a neighborhood council member ... Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily Email Digest & RSS feed News From Our Sponsors For Rent: Massive 2000 Sq Ft Home by LA River For Rent: Remodeled Spanish duplex with patio, bonus room and separate studio Read More »

Echo Park area church on the market for $55 million; the Silver Lake that was; Eagle Rock house fire

Morning Report: Holy Hill church, which occupies the former Metropolitan Water District headquarters on Sunset Boulevard, has put its approximately 5-acre property between Echo Park and Downtown on the market for $55 million ... Writers Dagoberto Gill and Ruben Martinez talk about the Silver Lake that they once knew ... Firefighters extinguished a small blaze that broke out Monday night at an Eagle Rock home near Occidental College Read More »

Highland Park artist Amy Inouye lights up Figueroa

Artist Amy Inouye is an agent of change, with tangible results that light up her neighborhood. As a graphic designer Inouye spends most of her days working out of Future Studio, her gallery space on Figueroa Street. She also spearheaded a grassroots campaign to relight two historic business signs that fell into disrepair, which can now be seen from all around Highland Park. But there’s one other thing that stands out about Future Studio and Inouye. She also managed to convince an entire neighborhood to adopt a giant chicken. Yes, that chicken or Chicken Boy to be precise. Read More »

Boyle Heights mourns 101-year-old man killed in hit-and-run; landmark nomination rejected for Los Feliz home

Jose Noriega, the 101-year-old man killed in a Boyle Heights hit-and-run, was run down as he was meeting his 93-year-old old friend for an early morning walk. It was their daily routine for more than three decades ... The driver arrested in connection with the fatal-hit-and-run of Jose Noriega faces a four-year prison sentence if convicted ... The Cultural Heritage Commission rejected a historic landmark nomination for a century-old Los Feliz home designed by City Hall architect A.C. Martin Read More »