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Trump reportedly settles on short list of SCOTUS noms. Who are they?

Trump reportedly settles on short list of SCOTUS noms. Who are they?

The U.S. Supreme Court, February 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump is closing in on his next Supreme Court nominee, with three federal judges leading the competition to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump’s top contenders for the vacancy at this time are federal appeals judges Amy […]

On the Market: Atwater Village 5-bedroom with guest house; East L.A. ‘mini-villa’; Glassell Park apartment complex

On the Market: Atwater Village 5-bedroom with guest house; East L.A. ‘mini-villa’; Glassell Park apartment complex

On The Market New Eastside Listings More than 70 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: Atwater Village: 5-bedroom home in front, 1-bedroom home in back. $1,350,000. East Los Angeles: 3-bedroom/3-bath Mediterranean “mini-villa” in the hills. […]

San Francisco is feeling the impact of homelessness on tourism; should LA worry?

San Francisco is feeling the impact of homelessness on tourism; should LA worry?

Andrew Loy begs along a sidewalk in San Francisco, Calif. on June 28, 2016.; Credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® This week, a medical association withdrew its yearly convention from San Francisco, citing that its members didn’t feel safe because of the homeless population, drug use and mental illness in the surrounding area. Tourism is the […]

L.A. teacher contract talks bog down; van rescue in Lincoln Heights

L.A. teacher contract talks bog down; van rescue in Lincoln Heights

Schools: The union representing L.A. Unified teacher declared an impasse in contract talks with the district, setting the stage for mediation and, if that doesn’t work, a vote to authorize a strike — the first since 1989. LAist Stuck: L.A. firefighters were called in Monday night to help free a medical supply van carrying oxygen […]

Price cuts for Boyle Heights income property; Eagle Rock mid-century; designer remodel in Silver Lake

Price cuts for Boyle Heights income property; Eagle Rock mid-century; designer remodel in Silver Lake

Prices on about three dozen condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Boyle Heights: Price drops $150,000 for a 24-unit residential complex – with six 1-bedroom apartments, 16 2-bedroom units, and two 3-bedroom units. Includes 24 parking spaces. $4,350,000. Eagle Rock: […]

What Mexico’s election results mean for future of Mexican politics, NAFTA and relations with the US

What Mexico’s election results mean for future of Mexican politics, NAFTA and relations with the US

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, salutes attendants after his virtual victory in the elections for the Presidency of Mexico in the Media Center at the Hilton Hotel on July 1, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. ; Credit: Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images AirTalk® Yet another populist candidate was elected to a presidency this weekend, this time in Mexico […]

Eastside Monday: Boyle Heights kite-making workshop; Transviolet plays Echo Park; jazz in Highland Park

Eastside Monday: Boyle Heights kite-making workshop; Transviolet plays Echo Park; jazz in Highland Park

Monday, July 2 Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar and some bonus events to consider: Mini kite workshop at the Malabar Library in Boyle Heights Electro-pop quartet Transviolet plays The Echo in Echo Park ETA in Highland Park hosts jazz and rock guitarist Jeff Parker as part of its Monday night residency Make sure […]

Taco stand robberies; Aimee Semple McPherson centennial; where’s the cleanest air in town?

Taco stand robberies; Aimee Semple McPherson centennial; where’s the cleanest air in town?

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Police are advising food vendors and their patrons to be vigilant after taco stands have been robbed late at night in recent weeks. One suspect who may have been responsible for at least two robberies […]

City to look at building homeless housing in Echo Park

City to look at building homeless housing in Echo Park

Red marker indicates the city property that could be considered a homeless housing site Echo Park — The City Council today directed staff to study the feasibility of building housing for the homeless  on city-owned property near the neighborhood’s main commercial strip. The site in the 1100 block of Glendale Boulevard just south of Sunset […]

Progressive or revisionist? Laura Ingalls Wilder Award’s name changed after debate over racist content

Progressive or revisionist? Laura Ingalls Wilder Award’s name changed after debate over racist content

The cast of NBC’s the Little House on the Prairie television show.; Credit: NBC Mary Knauf | AirTalk® Progressive or revisionist? Laura Ingalls Wilder Award’s name changed after debate over racist content “Little House on the Prairie” is often associated with log cabins and family hardships, but a recent move by the Association for Library […]

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