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April Real Estate Results: Eastside sales keep climbing despite city-wide decline; Glassell Park median price jumps 22%

April Real Estate Results: Eastside sales keep climbing despite city-wide decline; Glassell Park median price jumps 22%
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The number of homes sold in Los Angeles tumbled in April as prices rose to their highest level in at least six years. However, on the Eastside, home sales as well as prices continued to climb, with Glassell Park emerging as a hot spot, according to Redfin’s monthly review of sales activity. Citywide, the median […]

Freddie Gray Ruling: Analyzing Edward Nero’s acquittal

Freddie Gray Ruling: Analyzing Edward Nero’s acquittal

Baltimore City Sheriff’s Deputies surround and protect Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero’s family members as demonstrators and members of the news media crowd around the Mitchell Courthouse-West after Nero was found not guilty on all charges against him related to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images […]

Who put the fake alligator in Echo Park Lake?

Who put the fake alligator in Echo Park Lake?

Fake alligator or crocodile? | Courtesy Madalyn Choate-Rofer ECHO PARK — Or was it a fake crocodile? Whatever it was, eventually two workers pulled the thing out of the lake this morning, said Madalyn Choate-Rofer. The guys who fished out the alligator/crocodile told Choate-Rofer that the interior is made from 5-gallon water bottles. “It also has […]

Cynthia Rosedale — A Celebration of Life

Cynthia Rosedale — A Celebration of Life

Our hearts broke when Cynthia Rosedale passed away on March 29. Yesterday we celebrated her life.About 250 people in the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center wept, laughed and remembered Cynthia fondly for her friendly demeanor, exceptional work ethic, encouraging manner and selfless generosity. People like Cynthia are born, not made. There will never be […]

Want to learn the piano? Find the right instructor in the Eastside Guide

Want to learn the piano?  Find the right instructor in the Eastside Guide

The Eastside Guide’s Business & Services Directory is designed to help Eastsiders find the services they need while supporting small businesses and neighborhood entrepreneurs. A/C, Electrical, Heating & Plumbing Animal & Pet Services Arts, Crafts & Music Instruction Attorneys & Legal Services Beauty, Hair & Nail Specialists Financial Services Fitness, Pilates & Yoga Training Graphic […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Kylie Ko

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Kylie Ko

Student, Hannah nominated Mrs. Kylie Ko of Mark Keppel School in Glendale My teacher, Mrs. Kylie Ko is my favorite teacher. This is because she makes our learning fun, and she goes beyond her duty to explain everything to us. She makes our learning fun by making musical and music videos about what we learn. […]

Generosity and Compassion

Generosity and Compassion

I was honored to be invited, along with nearly 20 other Huntington Hospital Cancer Center patients, to Tangles Salon on Wednesday, when the owner locked the doors at 5 p.m. and the entire staff donated their time to help make us look and feel beautiful during their annual Pink Ribbon event. From massages and makeup to […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 21 to 27

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 21 to 27

Here are events scheduled Saturday, May 21, to Friday, May 27. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Experience traditional Native American dancers, drummers, musicians, singers, storytellers, artisans and more plus special exhibits during the Spring Awakening Festival Saturday, May 21, from 10 […]

HomeState’s breakfast tacos hit Highland Park; lunch at Elf Café; new happy hour in Atwater Village

HomeState’s breakfast tacos hit Highland Park;  lunch at Elf Café; new happy hour in Atwater Village

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Highland Park residents will soon have a HomeState to call their own later this year, reports Eater LA. The popular breakfast taco spot in Los Feliz has established quite a following, with lines out the door. Perhaps the new location in the former Swap Mall on Figueroa Street is destined for the […]

The twisting path to legalizing same-sex marriage in Mexico

The twisting path to legalizing same-sex marriage in Mexico

Antonio Medina (L) and Jorge Cerpa are pictured during the first ceremony in Mexico in which a gay couple signs a civil contract that offers same-sex couples the same rights as marriage, on March 16th, 2007 in Mexico City. ; Credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images Earlier this week Mexico’s president Enrique Pena Nieto proposed amending the […]

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