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Beanies for Preemies: Highland Park senior citizens knit for a good cause

Beanies for Preemies: Highland Park senior citizens knit for a good cause

Red caps knitted for premature babies | Photo by Carolina Diaz By CAROLINA DIAZ Highland Park — The Crochet & Knitting Club of the Highland Park senior center on Friday presented 200 bright red beanies for premature babies to the American Heart Association to raise awareness of congenital heart defects. The beanies will be given to […]

Box-truck explodes in Boyle Heights | East L.A. pursuit catches shooting suspects | E. Hollywood hospital expands

Box-truck explodes in Boyle Heights | East L.A. pursuit catches shooting suspects | E. Hollywood hospital expands

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. The back of a box truck exploded Friday near a busy intersection in Boyle Heights. Authorities are still seeking the cause. No injuries were reported. Firefighters told NBC4 that the truck may have been carrying […]

A Silver Lake Triplex, a Hollywood Hills View Home, and a Light-Filled Lease in Mt. Washington, Presented by Tracy Do

A Silver Lake Triplex, a Hollywood Hills View Home, and a Light-Filled Lease in Mt. Washington, Presented by Tracy Do

Sponsored Post 3309 Hamilton Way | Silver Lake Here’s a nice investment opportunity, a handsome Spanish-style triplex located on a street-to-street lot in prime Silver Lake. The complex was built in 1931 and retains many period architectural details including tray ceilings with above-average height, large French windows and beautiful wood floors. Two sunny apartments, each […]

After CA assemblymember gets in trouble for spanking daughter, we discuss the legalities and psychology of spanking

After CA assemblymember gets in trouble for spanking daughter, we discuss the legalities and psychology of spanking

A mother and her children.; Credit: /Terry Vine/Getty Images AirTalk® On Sunday, Democratic assemblyman Joaquin Arambula was arrested on a misdemeanor child abuse charge for spanking his 7-year-old daughter in order to discipline her. His daughter told a teacher, who reported it to the school. Arambula has said that spanking is a disciplinary tool that […]

Signs of old Echo Park revealed

Signs of old Echo Park revealed

Echo Park  —   The demolition of a metal shed on Echo Park Avenue this week revealed an old commercial sign painted on the brick wall of the neighboring Del Mor apartment building. The shops named in the sign reflect a pre-gentrified Echo Park, when the ground floor of the Del Mor was occupied by businesses […]

Signs of old Echo Park revealed

Signs of old Echo Park revealed

Echo Park  —   The demolition of a metal shed on Echo Park Avenue this week revealed an old commercial sign painted on the brick wall of the neighboring Del Mor apartment building. The shops named in the sign reflect a pre-gentrified Echo Park, when the ground floor of the Del Mor was occupied by businesses […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events December 15 to 21

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events December 15 to 21

Here are free Pasadena events scheduled Saturday, Dec. 15, to Friday, Dec. 21. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Hollow Trees will perform a family-friendly concert Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events December 15 to 21

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events December 15 to 21

Here are free Pasadena events scheduled Saturday, Dec. 15, to Friday, Dec. 21. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Hollow Trees will perform a family-friendly concert Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central […]

Surprise, surprise. Americans are getting less sleep.

Surprise, surprise. Americans are getting less sleep.

Teens’ biological clock drives them to stay up late and sleep in. ; Credit: /Jasper Cole/Getty Images AirTalk® A new study published by researchers at USC, Arizona State and the University of South Carolina discovered a hike in Americans getting six hours or less of sleep a night. Defined as “short” sleep, the data revealed […]

Highland Park veterans memorial to receive $50,000 of badly needed TLC

Highland Park veterans memorial to receive $50,000 of badly needed TLC

Highland Park — The giant American flag that flaps over the veterans memorial at Figueroa Street and York Boulevard is an impressive sight. But at ground level, the memorial is not so inspiring, with a large fountain at the center sitting broken and empty. But now the city is moving head with the latest effort to revive and […]

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