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As skies clear, rescue efforts continue for Southern California residents trapped by mudslides and flooding

As skies clear, rescue efforts continue for Southern California residents trapped by mudslides and flooding

A bulldozer clears mud off the road near a flooded section of US 101 freeway near the San Ysidro exit in Montecito, California on January 9, 2018. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Yesterday morning’s massive mudslides and flooding in Montecito killed at least 15 people, with dozens of others unaccounted for. As of […]

Silver Lake’s Bar Keeper to leave Sunset Junction behind for Hoover Street

Silver Lake’s Bar Keeper to leave Sunset Junction behind for Hoover Street

Future home of Bar Keeper SILVER LAKE — It was last April when the owner of Bar Keeper,  the Sunset Junction shop catering to mixologists with new and vintage barware as well as spirits and bitters, announced that he was looking for a new location as his lease was expiring.  That new location turns out […]

Sunshine and rainbows follow a day of rain

Sunshine and rainbows follow a day of rain

Sunset view from Silver Lake | Photo by Dan Gershon The first major storm in months brought heavy rain and gusty winds to the Eastside and left many residents to deal with flooded streets, freeways and leaky roofs.  But, near day’s end, the sun managed to peek through the clouds while some faint rainbows appeared […]

The flu is hitting CA hard this season. Here are things you need to know

The flu is hitting CA hard this season. Here are things you need to know

A woman receives a free flu shot from a Walgreens employee during a free flu shot clinic at Allen Temple Baptist Church on December 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® Southern California emergency rooms are handling a deluge of flu patients. Public health officials were optimistic this year’s vaccine would match […]

Get To Know Our Newest Vroman’s Ed Teacher, Diana Raab!

Get To Know Our Newest Vroman’s Ed Teacher, Diana Raab!

On Saturday, January 13th, author Diana Raab will be teaching a Writer’s Workshop for our Vroman’s Ed Series. Writing For Bliss with Diana Raab will be held from 12pm-3pm. We wanted to give you a little look into Diana’s life and how she became a writer,her style and the benefits that writing brings to her. […]

Week in Politics: President Oprah?! ‘Sloppy Steve’ and will Trump be interviewed by Mueller?

Week in Politics: President Oprah?! ‘Sloppy Steve’ and will Trump be interviewed by Mueller?

Copies of the book “Fire and Fury” by author Michael Wolff are displayed on a shelf at Book Passage on January 5, 2018 in Corte Madera, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® In this week’s politics lookahead, Larry and AirTalk’s political analysts tackle: Oprah’s Golden Globes speech is fueling speculations of a 2020 presidential […]

Silver Lake teacher — aka Hiccups The Clown — honored with bobblehead; fatal East L.A. crash details revealed; 28,000 complaints filed over city recycling program

Silver Lake teacher — aka Hiccups The Clown — honored with bobblehead; fatal East L.A. crash details revealed; 28,000 complaints filed over city recycling program

Bobblehead: Frankie Mercado works as a Silver Lake preschool teacher. But he’s also a Dodger “super fan” who shows up at games dressed as  Hiccups The Clown. Now, for the second time, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has created a Hiccups The Clown Bobblehead that is being sold to raise money for […]

Fire destroys Boyle Heights Victorian that had been damaged in earlier blazes

Fire destroys Boyle Heights Victorian that had been damaged in earlier blazes

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Fire roared through a large Victorian home tonight, destroying what was left of the structure that has been damaged by fire at least twice before in recent years. The greater alarm fire at 1519 Pleasant Avenue was extinguished in an hour but not before part of the structure collapsed on a neighboring […]

More details of alleged molestation by East L.A. boxing coach; Silver Lake gets a new traffic signal; L.A. schools chief to take early retirement

More details of alleged molestation by East L.A. boxing coach; Silver Lake gets a new traffic signal; L.A. schools chief to take early retirement

Molestation: Police revealed more details about the lewd conduct charges filed against Olympic gold medalist and East L.A. boxing coach Paul Gonzales. One of his young students, a 13-year-old girl, was allegedly molested earlier this year after she began attending a boxing club at a county recreation center where Gonzales coaches. Officials are concerned that […]

Police arrest truck driver in connection with fatal Boyle Heights hit-and-run

Police arrest truck driver in connection with fatal Boyle Heights hit-and-run

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Police today arrested a truck driver who allegedly ran over and killed a 69-year-old woman last month while she was standing near her motorhome. Daniel Rico, a 52-year- old resident of Rialto, is being held on $50,000 bail after investigators say he failed to stop his semi-truck truck and help Cynthia Szukala, […]

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