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Sponsored Post: Silver Lake bungalow with pool; Open House on Saturday, June 23 from 2 pm – 5 pm

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake bungalow with pool; Open House on Saturday, June 23 from 2 pm – 5 pm
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Matthew Morgus from SilverLakeOpenHouse.com presents a rare two-bedroom, two-bath, 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.  Tacos and drinks to be served during Saturday’s open house from 2 pm to 5 pm. Listed at […]

Eastside Property: Boyle Heights fourplex in need of a real estate rescue

Eastside Property: Boyle Heights fourplex in need of a real estate rescue

Photo from Redfin.com This Spanish Colonial-style fourplex is obviously in need of a lot work. Where to start? Vandals have knocked giant holes in the walls, ripped out cabinets and have tagged up the interior of the 82-year-old building. Trash and debris fill the basement and balconies. And that yellowed banana tree out front could […]

Echo Park man beaten after confronting persons tagging his home

Echo Park man beaten after confronting persons tagging his home

A man police identified as an Echo Park gang member was arrested today in connection with the beating of a resident who confronted persons who were  tagging his home this past weekend.  The man was beaten on Sunday, June 17 at about 5 p.m. in the 1600 block of Fargo Street, according to police reports.”The […]

County hauls off Echo Park vendor carts

County hauls off Echo Park vendor carts

Photo by Echo Park resident A crew from the Los Angeles County Environmental Health Department hauled off the carts of at least two sidewalk vendors at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, according to one resident. Health officials occasionally sweep the area for unlicensed vendors. Michael, an Echo Park resident, took the […]

Pasadena: Unexpected Roots

Pasadena: Unexpected Roots

When I first began to explore the history of Pasadena, I was focused primarily on Latinos.  There was a paucity of facts on members of the community and there were a lot folks who had really interesting lives that weren’t well known.  Like most other folks who delve or dive into archives it quickly became […]

Highland Park school as rocket launcher

Highland Park school as rocket launcher

Photo courtesy Eastsider reader A Highland Park parent was walking her kids to school this morning when she caught sight of package on the steps of Aldalma Elementary. Turns out it was a pack of what looks like some heavy duty fireworks  sold under the Alien WTF brand. It appeared the “9 shot” set was […]

News & Notes from Echo Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

News & Notes from Echo Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Street Vendor, Echo Park | Photo by Victoria Harding/Flickr One injured in Silver Lake shooting. Patch Naked bike riders pedal through Echo Park. LAist Six violent crimes in a week puts Silver Lake on Crime Alert list. L.A. Now Engineer suffers minor injury after trains collide in Lincoln Heights rail yard. The Voice/Facebook Read the […]

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

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