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Los Feliz street hazards | Shooting at East Hollywood Metro station | Gender-neutral bathrooms at Boyle Heights schools

Los Feliz street hazards | Shooting at East Hollywood Metro station | Gender-neutral bathrooms at Boyle Heights schools

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Los Feliz wants safety measures after a pedestrian death. There was a shooting at an East Hollywood Metro station  — the same place where a brutal rape occurred a week earlier. Plus an update on the school board race and a look at gender neutral bathrooms in Boyle […]

Los Feliz street hazards | Shooting at East Hollywood Metro station | Gender-neutral bathrooms at Boyle Heights schools

Los Feliz street hazards | Shooting at East Hollywood Metro station | Gender-neutral bathrooms at Boyle Heights schools

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Los Feliz wants safety measures after a pedestrian death. There was a shooting at an East Hollywood Metro station  — the same place where a brutal rape occurred a week earlier. Plus an update on the school board race and a look at gender neutral bathrooms in Boyle […]

Mount Washington in bloom

Mount Washington in bloom

Photo by Todd Frankel Mount Washington —  There’s no need for Todd Frankel to deal with traffic jams and the crowds descending on the  poppy fields of Lake Elsinore. Instead, he watches the superbloom in his backyard, where the Western Redbud (foreground) and purple Wisteria in the background have put on a springtime show. Is your […]

Transient rapes victim at East Hollywood Metro Red Line station

Transient rapes victim at East Hollywood Metro Red Line station

East Hollywood rape suspect | Courtesy LAPD East Hollywood — Police released a photo and drawing of a man suspected of a rape  last week at the Metro Red Line station at Sunset Boulevard and Vermont Avenue. The suspect, who police said is a transient who frequents Metro station, lured the victim into a secluded, emergency […]

Forever alone? New survey shows decline of romantic partners

Forever alone? New survey shows decline of romantic partners

A couple shares a romantic moment as the full moon rises in the background on February 22, 2016. ; Credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® It’s no secret that young adults today are waiting longer than previous generations to get married and have children. New data from the University of Chicago-based General Social Survey (GSS) shows […]

Eagle Rock’s speakeasy shutters; plant-based German fare in Highland Park; new Echo Park wine bar & shop

Eagle Rock’s speakeasy shutters; plant-based German fare in Highland Park; new Echo Park wine bar & shop

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Here’s your weekly rundown of Eastside dining and shopping news. The lights at Eagle Rock’s Room 31 have gone dark after three years in operation, Eater LA reports. The 100-square-foot space was the neighborhood’s first craft cocktail bar. Owned by Marcos Menendez and Stephanie Macewciz, Room 31 was tucked behind a sliding […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events March 23 to 29

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events March 23 to 29

Here are events scheduled Saturday, March 23, to Friday, March 29. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! March is One City, One Story month — our community reading celebration! Have you read this year’s selection “In the Distance,” the Pulitzer Prize […]

From the Golden State to the Lone Star State: California’s affordable housing crisis and its effect on the job market

From the Golden State to the Lone Star State: California’s affordable housing crisis and its effect on the job market

The PATH Metro Villas, in Hollywood, are part of L.A.’s big push to ramp up affordable housing construction. ; Credit: Rina Palta, KPCC AirTalk® California’s economy may be booming, but if it doesn’t solve its affordable housing crisis soon, some employers could leave the state altogether. According to a recent article in the Wall Street […]

Interview with new USC president Carol Folt

Interview with new USC president Carol Folt

USC Village will open in fall 2017. ; Credit: USC AirTalk® The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president to usher “a new era” following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case. Carol Folt, former chancellor of the University of North Carolina […]

Eastside Weekend: Mr. Sparkle art show; Cypress Park historic walking tour & Ariana Pop Dance Party

Eastside Weekend: Mr. Sparkle art show; Cypress Park historic walking tour & Ariana Pop Dance Party

By LUCY GUANUNA Springtime is here and the weather is oh-so-sweet. So opt for some outdoor activities, like a walking tour through Cypress Park or hang out under the big pepper tree at Debs Park to watch a performance by the Old Time String Jam Band. Read on for our weekend picks. FRIDAY, March 22 […]

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