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The former York Theatre in Highland Park is up for sale

The former York Theatre in Highland Park is up for sale

By BARRY LANK Highland Park  — It was a movie theater for decades, making its debut in the 1920 during the silent film era.  It also hosted women’s club meetings, special events, and, in recent years, served as the home for the Pyong Kang Church  — it’s neon cross glowing over the marquee. Now the […]

Maverick, straight-talker, patriot: Remembering the life, legacy and impact of John McCain on modern day politics

Maverick, straight-talker, patriot: Remembering the life, legacy and impact of John McCain on modern day politics

Sen. John McCain waves to protestors during a mass rally of the opposition at Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday.; Credit: Genya Savilov /AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® John McCain, US senator and former presidential candidate, died Saturday at his ranch in Arizona after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was 81. He had […]

Parking in short supply at Boyle Heights housing projects

Parking in short supply at Boyle Heights housing projects

Photo by Guadalupe Felix/Boyle Heights Beat By GUADALUPE FÉLIX, BOYLE HEIGHTS BEAT Boyle Heights  —  Boyle Heights is one of the densest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, which makes overnight parking on city streets tough for all residents. But it seems likely that no one in Boyle Heights has it worse than the families of Estrada Courts, […]

Eastside Sunday: Combo Chimbita comes to Echo Park; Puppets go to Italy; Eagle Rock wants your sleeping bags

Eastside Sunday: Combo Chimbita comes to Echo Park; Puppets go to Italy; Eagle Rock wants your sleeping bags

Sunday, August 26 By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: The up and coming quartet – Combo Chimbita – will rock their Latin fusion of cumbia, reggae and Caribbean beats at The Echo. Go here for details Puppets need a vacation too and […]

Eastside Saturday: “Searching for Sugarman” Rodriguez performs at Cal State L.A.; Take a kayak down the LA River; Dance to some 90s hits at the Echoplex

Eastside Saturday: “Searching for Sugarman” Rodriguez performs at Cal State L.A.; Take a kayak down the LA River; Dance to some 90s hits at the Echoplex

Saturday, August 25 Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: Rodriguez, who was chronicled in the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, makes his return to the Luckman stage in El Sereno. Go here for details Looking for some outdoor fun? Rent a kayak at […]

CA might legalize selling home-cooked meals – is it creating new economic opportunities or creating a public health risk?

CA might legalize selling home-cooked meals – is it creating new economic opportunities or creating a public health risk?

The California State Capitol in Sacramento.; Credit: Mathieu Thouvenin (Flickr Creative Commons) AirTalk® California may soon become the first state to legalize and regulate home kitchen operations. Assembly Bill 626 would allow individuals to sell homemade food as long as they have a permit, meet safety standards and keep their total sales below a certain […]

A bold butterfly in East L.A.

A bold butterfly in East L.A.

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera East Los Angeles  — Thanks to Aurelio Jose Barrera for brightening up our day — and the blog — with this photo a large black and yellow butterfly It appears to be a giant swallowtail, Papilio cresphontesa. These are giants in the butterfly world — with an average wingspan of more […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events Aug. 25 to 31

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events Aug. 25 to 31

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 25, to Friday, Aug. 31. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The War of the Worlds (1953, NR) starring Gene Barry and Ann Robinson will be shown Saturday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m. in the […]

Are incomes really stagnant? Pew study indicates they’re moving ahead

Are incomes really stagnant? Pew study indicates they’re moving ahead

Twenty dollar bills sit in a wallet on August 29, 2017 in San Anselmo, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® A new Pew Research Center analysis of Federal Reserve data released last month found, unlike common belief, average household incomes are not stagnant and that wages for most Americans have actually gone up historically. The […]

Are incomes really stagnant? Pew study indicates they’re moving ahead

Are incomes really stagnant? Pew study indicates they’re moving ahead

Twenty dollar bills sit in a wallet on August 29, 2017 in San Anselmo, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® A new Pew Research Center analysis of Federal Reserve data released last month found, unlike common belief, average household incomes are not stagnant and that wages for most Americans have actually gone up historically. The […]

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