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Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

The parking lot behind the Edendale Branch Library By DORESA BANNING Echo Park  –The parking lot of the Edendale branch library on Sunset Boulevard is being considered as a place where qualifying homeless people living in a vehicle may park overnight. Were the site deemed viable and approved, it would become the first so-called “safe […]

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

The parking lot behind the Edendale Branch Library By DORESA BANNING Echo Park  –The parking lot of the Edendale branch library on Sunset Boulevard is being considered as a place where qualifying homeless people living in a vehicle may park overnight. Were the site deemed viable and approved, it would become the first so-called “safe […]

Week in politics: Will allegation of sexual misconduct derail Kavanaugh confirmation?

Week in politics: Will allegation of sexual misconduct derail Kavanaugh confirmation?

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6, 2018.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® Thursday’s scheduled vote on judge Brett Kavanaugh’s supreme court nomination is up in the air. The Bay-area professor accusing the judge of sexually assaulting her says she’s willing to testify about the alleged incident […]

Love blooms at Echo Park hospital | East L.A. yoga studio expands | More gentrification tension in Boyle Heights

Love blooms at Echo Park hospital | East L.A. yoga studio expands |  More gentrification tension in Boyle Heights

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Will the pop star Katy Perry versus nun saga finally end? Where’s the new People’s Yoga studio? And what is up with a so-called rent strike in Boyle Heights? Eastsiders, your News & Notes has arrived. Is the bizarre Katy Perry versus the nuns saga finally over? Los […]

Rent control coming to East L.A. | Body shows up in El Sereno backyard | Hit-and-run victim dies

Rent control coming to East L.A. | Body shows up in El Sereno backyard | Hit-and-run victim dies

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Temporary rent control has been approved for unincorporated sections of the entire county, including East L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said the policy is meant to curb private equity firms from gobbling up apartments and jacking […]

Buzzed in East L.A.

Buzzed in East L.A.

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera East Los Angeles —  What bee can resist such a beautiful bloom? Thanks to Aurelio-Jose Barrera for the photo. Find stories by neighborhood What’s going on? Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider […]

New census data: Asians lead rise of foreign-born immigrants

New census data: Asians lead rise of foreign-born immigrants

A new U.S. citizen holds a flag to his chest during the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the New York Public Library, July 3, 2018 in New York City. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® Yesterday, the Census Bureau released new data showing that the percentage of foreign-born residents is the highest […]

On the Market: El Sereno Spanish; Highland Park 3-bed with studio; Silver Lake condo

On the Market: El Sereno Spanish; Highland Park 3-bed with studio; Silver Lake condo

On The Market New Eastside Listings Nearly 120 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: El Sereno: Remodeled 2-bedroom Spanish-style home near South Pasadena and Alhambra. $660,000. Highland Park: 3-bedroom home with an extra studio unit. 7,509-square-foot […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events Sept. 15 to 21

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events Sept. 15 to 21

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Sept. 15, to Friday, Sept. 21. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The fifth annual Pasadena Loves YA teen book festival Saturday, Sept. 15, from noon to 4 p.m. at Central Library will feature more than […]

After ‘Hollywood Ghost Ship,’ we look at challenges of maintaining abandoned buildings

After ‘Hollywood Ghost Ship,’ we look at challenges of maintaining abandoned buildings

An old burger stand along the Hollywood Walk of Fame is vacant and decaying on Vine Street near the Hollywood landmark intersection of Hollywood and Vine on October 27, 2008 in Hollywood, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® More than 60 people were detained at Hollywood’s iO West comedy theater during a raid Wednesday […]

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