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Summer bursts into bloom in an East L.A. garden

Summer bursts into bloom in an East L.A. garden

Photos by Aurelio Jose Barrera After planting a row of sunflower seeds in late March, photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera enjoyed the results this week when the flowers began blooming in his East Los Angeles garden.  While Barrera enjoyed in the colors, the bees enjoyed  the pollen. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Submitted by R. Keszek I found the sweetest dog this evening hiding in a corner behind the house of a dog I was visiting for a walk. He doesn’t have a chip or collar and he doesn’t look like he was well taken care of so I’m actually not really interested in trying to track […]

Tofu Chilaquiles & Walnut Sausage Florentine: Vegan brunch now serving in Echo Park

Tofu Chilaquiles & Walnut Sausage Florentine: Vegan brunch now serving in Echo Park

Vegan tacos. Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva I’m glad I live in a city where the mention of “vegan brunch” actually brings to mind more than a few delicious possibilities. Echo Park and Silver Lake, alone, have more full-on vegan restaurants (that are actually good) than most states in this country. It’s pretty […]

The Americana at Vermont? Shopping center developer Rick Caruso makes a move on Los Feliz

The Americana at Vermont? Shopping center developer Rick Caruso makes a move on Los Feliz

View US Post Office: Los Feliz in a larger map Will there be a trolly running down Vermont Avenue? Will Frank Sinatra blare over outdoor speakers as fountains shoot into the sky across from Skylight Books and Fred’s 62? Will diners forsake the House of Pies for Cheesecake Factory? So many questions after the Los […]

Man shot to death on Echo Park stairway*

Man shot to death on Echo Park stairway*

A 35-year-old man was shot to death on an Echo Park stairway this morning in what police suspect may have been a gang-related shooting.  Police have detained one person following the shooting that took place at about 11:15 a.m. on a public stairway near Bellevue and Belmont avenues, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart […]

City Council to vote on $25,000 reward in Echo Park stabbing

City Council to vote on $25,000 reward in Echo Park stabbing

The Los Angeles City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday on a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects who yelled anti-gay slurs before stabbing two men in Echo Park last month in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime.  News of  reward, proposed by Councilman Eric […]

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

Frogtown Gate, Elysian Valley | Photo by Atwater Village Newbie/Flickr Remains of 19th century wooden wagon found buried at Echo Park Lake. L.A. Times Tattoo shops prepare for increased regulation. Daily News Police officer suffers minor injuries after squad car crashes in Highland Park. Patch Boyle Heights mural “Mujer Del Este De Los Angeles”  gets […]

Pasadena General Plan Update

Pasadena General Plan Update

Okay, I’ve just broken all sorts of rules.  Very, very unsexy title for this topic.   But like brushing your teeth, if you don’t attend to the task, things begin to fall apart.    I’m hoping that you’ll find the information and the colors on the page a little intriguing. Beyond being colorful they respresent […]

Scenes & Sightings: Highland Park’s Urban Rancho ¡Noches!

Scenes & Sightings: Highland Park’s Urban Rancho ¡Noches!

Photos by Martha Benedict Urban Rancho – a series of events that combine historic sites,  garden-to-table eating displays, food booths as well as entertainment  – hosted Urban Rancho ¡Noches! on Friday night in Highland Park. While two bands, the Herbert Bail Orchestra and Castano, performed in band shell at Sycamore Park, people sampled everything from […]

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Glassell Park

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Glassell Park

Solano Community Garden, Solano Canyon Three arrested after woman robbed and assaulted at Boyle Heights ATM. KTLA Five new Eagle Rock clinics open as City Council discusses a “gentle ban” on marijuana dispensaries. Patch Glassell Park ficus forest to get a trim.  ASNC Alert Happening Today: Silver Lake Farmer’s Market. Save the Date Read the […]

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