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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 […]

Stumptown Coffee setting up shop on York Boulevard

Stumptown Coffee setting up shop on York Boulevard

Stumptown Coffee Roasters will be opening an outlet on the border of Highland Park and Eagle Rock in a former auto-repair shop now being converted into a restaurant and retail center, according to a broker who negotiated the deal. Stumptown, which is based in Portland and operates a small nationwide chain of coffee shops, has […]

FDA considers ban on all flavored e-cigarettes over teen use – a move that could wipe out the entire industry

FDA considers ban on all flavored e-cigarettes over teen use – a move that could wipe out the entire industry

Teens’ use of vape devices is increasing, and they’re not always aware if nicotine is in the mix.; Credit: Jane Khomi/Getty Images AirTalk® The Food and Drug Administration has stepped into the flavored e-cigarette debate, saying that teenagers’ use of the products has reached epidemic proportions. Today, the FDA sent letters to five e-cigarette manufacturers, […]

“Radical Ceramics” — Echo Park pottery studio offers a comfortable and creative space for POC & LGBTQ artists

“Radical Ceramics” — Echo Park pottery studio offers a comfortable and creative space for POC & LGBTQ artists

Taking shape | Courtesy POT LA By LUCY GUANUNA Echo Park  — Mandy Kolahi got hooked on pottery in high school. Throughout a ten-year college stint and numerous office jobs, Kolahi would always gravitate back to pottery. However, despite joining different pottery studios, she was never able to find a studio she felt comfortable in […]

As employees increasingly use personal devices for work, what can bosses legally access on your computer?

As employees increasingly use personal devices for work, what can bosses legally access on your computer?

A picture taken on October 17, 2016 shows an employee typing on a computer keyboard at the headquarters of Internet security giant Kaspersky in Moscow.; Credit: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® An ex-managing director is accusing his former investment firm, Brevet Capital Management LLC, of hacking into his home computer to read his personal emails and […]

Silver Lake’s Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic celebrates its half-century mark

Silver Lake’s Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic celebrates its half-century mark

By BARRY LANK Silver Lake – It’s been a long strange trip for the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic. Half a century ago when it first opened, it had a heavy caseload of patients with venereal diseases.  Eventually those cases declined. But now … well, actually, STDs are making a comeback. “They were up. Then they were […]

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