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Monday, February 27, 2017

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New “cycling-inspired” cafe rolling into Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — A “caffeine fueled, cycling-inspired” cafe is preparing to join the other new restaurants, bars and shops along York Boulevard. The owners of à Bloc, which is taking shape inside  an approximately 1,300-square-foot storefront at 5025 York,  will not only serve coffee, pastries and snacks ... Read More »

Highland Park mural needs a $20,000 touch-up

HIGHLAND PARK — One of the biggest murals in the neighborhood help, according to LA Weekly. Mexico Tenochtitlan: A Sequence of Time and Culture at the corner of Avenue 61 and North Figueroa Street — the 100-foot by 20-foot saga of Chicano history — has been ... Read More »

Highland Park’s historic Lummis Home left in limbo

HIGHLAND PARK — It has been nearly 2-1/2 years since the city began negotiating with Occidental College about managing and restoring the Lummis Home, a city and state historic landmark built out of arroyo stones.  However, the city and college have yet to reach an agreement, ... Read More »

For Sale: The Beauty on the Knoll…

915 N. Avenue 63 | $855,000 | Property Website By the time you move in, spring will have sprung. The resident caterpillars, hosted on the asclepias curassavica, will now be monarchs fluttering about your garden getting ready for their journey to Mexico…and you?You’re sliding barefoot with ... Read More »

DIY binoculars help young Highland Park bird watchers focus on nature

HIGHLAND PARK -- “Let’s go to the Secret Forest!” pleaded members of the Nature Club at San Pascual STEAM Magnet Elementary. They pointed to a cropping of trees on the western side of the Highland Park campus, where tall oaks, pines and eucalyptus present a shady spot for students during recess – and a perfect place for various birds to perch. Read More »

Highland Park shooting leaves one injured

HIGHLAND PARK —  One person was shot late this afternoon near Figueroa Street and Avenue 54, police said. The victim was transported to a hospital in unknown condition, said LAPD spokesman Tony Im. He did not have information about the age or sex of the victim. ... Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park 1907 Bungalow Needs a Little TLC

225 Branch Street | $724,000 | Property Website 1907 bungalow with loads of potential in the heart of trendy Highland Park. Close proximity to restaurants and shopping. 2 bedrooms, plus added room for den or office, 1 1/2 baths. Large, shady, covered patio area for outdoor ... Read More »