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June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012

I love my birthday.  In our family the birthday girl or boy was royalty for their day.  Every couple of years James and I look for an excuse for a PARTY.  Well, it’s usually me looking and James is fine with the whole PARTY idea. Ten years ago we celebrated my turning 50 with a […]

News & Notes from Angeleno Heights, Boyle Heights & Eagle Rock

News & Notes from Angeleno Heights, Boyle Heights & Eagle Rock

Fish Tacos & Ferrari, Silver Lake Former Eagle Rock resident sues federal prosecutors. Patch Angeleno Heights cleans up tody. Echo Park Now Make Yourself At Home: Public living room takes shape in Boyle Heights.  Streetsblog Happening Today: Echo Park Stories fundraiser; Silver Lake Farmer’s Market. Save the Date Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Father’s Day 2012

Father’s Day 2012

Hats off to all the Fathers   who let us fly  when we’re ready to land by ourselves  and who are there   to help us fly  until we can do it on our own. photos – James Grimes

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake Craftsman with pool; Open House on Sunday, June 17 from 2 pm – 5 pm

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake Craftsman with pool; Open House on Sunday, June 17 from 2 pm – 5 pm

Matthew Morgus from SilverLakeOpenHouse.com presents a rare two-bedroom, two-bath, Craftsman-style bungalow in the heart of Silver Lake, close to Sunset Junction, the Reservoir  and the dog park. Enjoy quintessential L.A. sunset views while entertaining guests at the pool. Listed at $699,000. Address: 1327 Coronado Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026 For more info please call Matthew […]

A scholar’s retreat

A scholar’s retreat

I had a dear friend, actually a couple of friends, ask me to write about my Scholar’s Retreat.  I think they meant the place I stayed while I was doing research at Berkeley as much as the experience I had in my role of scholar.  Big ol’ Venn overlap in that. Having a room or […]

Eastside Property: A Boyle Heights home for those who want to be in the pink

Eastside Property: A Boyle Heights home for those who want to be in the pink

Photo from Redfin The Eastsider had to double-check with Google Maps Street View to see if this Boyle Heights house (pictured) in the 200 block  of Indiana Street  is as pink as shown in the real estate listing photo. Yes, it’s that pink.  The nearly 1,200-square-foot home built in 1895  has “amazing potential,” according to […]

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Community Parade accepting entry applications

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Community Parade accepting entry applications

Submitted by the 2012 Echo Park Community Parade Committee The Echo Park Community Parade Committee would like to thank the schools, organizations, elected officials, businesses and Santa Claus for making last year’s parade a tremendous success and we hope you will join us this year.The Echo Park Community Parade is an ideal event for this […]

Calistoga’s Russian Orthodox Church

Calistoga’s Russian Orthodox Church

A friend asked me what is the most northern mission in Alta California.  It was a Bambi moment, you know deer in headlights analogy: because it was an unexpected question, because I didn’t have a real answer.  So out came a non-answer answer; to the effect that where you stop hearing Spanish names for places, […]

One injured in Highland Park shooting

One injured in Highland Park shooting

One male was injured in a late afternoon shooting today in Highland Park.  The victim was transported to a hospital in stable condition, said LAPD Officer Wendy Reyes.  The shooting took place at about 5:15 p.m. in the 200 block of Avenue 55, according to early reports. No further information was available. Read the Full […]

Looks we’ve been adopted

Looks we’ve been adopted

He started as a feral and looked this side of starving.   Larry thought he had the right credentials so he let him  hang around.  Leia figures he’s okay – for a cat.  After all, he’s not Larry, who has the heart of a dog in a cat’s skin.  Perhaps Leia knows Larry’s exceptional.   […]

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