Archive for ‘June, 2013’


News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Cypress Park And Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Cypress Park And Highland Park

Police turn up no leads in month-old Highland Park gang killing. Boyle Heights is Okay with its green bike lane. Five violent crimes in a week puts Cypress Park on Crime Alert. Bloggers don’t live on comments alone! Support the Eastsider today with a Reader Sponsorship. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

The Weekend Go Go: The Poe-Poe, Street Eats, Mask Blast, Trance-iful

The Weekend Go Go: The Poe-Poe, Street Eats, Mask Blast, Trance-iful

The Romans called the hottest time of the year “the dog days of summer”. What to call this balmy weather?’ Read on for the best places to enjoy the “puppy days of summer”. Birds of  a Feather It should come as no surprise that Zombie Joe’s Underground Theater – NoHo’s L.A.’s bastion of the Grand Guignol –has […]

Supreme Court to rule on Prop 8 and DOMA

Supreme Court to rule on Prop 8 and DOMA

Television news crews gather in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington,DC on June 25, 2013.; Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided to weigh in on California’s Proposition 8. The case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, challenges California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Hand-in-hand is The Defense of […]

Dobie found at Haha, taken to Pasadena Humane Society

Dobie found at Haha, taken to Pasadena Humane Society

Hahamongna’s on the border, so this lost red Doberman mix, found today , may be a local: Dog found wandering around Berkshire and Oak Grove playing in traffic, poor guy. Initially shy but relaxed and fell asleep as soon as he got inside of car. Has callouses on his elbows indicating he was left outside […]

Farmer’s Market: say ‘Si’ to Nocino

Farmer’s Market: say ‘Si’ to Nocino

by Timothy Rutt This week’s Altadena Farmers’ Market will have a little something for fans of Polynesian dance and Nocino. "Nocino" is not something said by a flirtatious Italian bella. Market manager Joseph Shuldiner says: "Nocino is a traditional Italian walnut liqueur, made when the nuts, still green on the tree, are picked unripe. The […]

President Obama unveils National Climate Plan

President Obama unveils National Climate Plan

A Metrolink train stops to pick up passengers at a train station next to the Burbank Water and Power natural gas-fueled power plant on June 24, 2013 in Burbank, California. U.S. President Barack Obama in a speech at Georgetown University on Tuesday will unveil a national climate change plan for reducing carbon pollution.; Credit: Kevork […]

Do you live in El Sereno or Rose Hills? The City Council may soon decide the answer

Do you live in El Sereno or Rose Hills? The City Council may soon decide the answer

Courtesy Joseph Manzano By Nathan Solis Somewhere between Montecito Heights, El Sereno and Monterey Hills sits the community of Rose Hills. Or at least that’s what many of the residents who live there have long insisted. Meanwhile another group of residents, lead by the El Sereno Historical Society, have been equally vocal that Rose Hills […]

Homemade Bruschetta

Homemade Bruschetta

This month I would love to share my absolutely favorite recipe for my absolutely favorite summer appetizer: Bruschetta!  There is nothing—repeat NOTHING—tastier than good bruschetta on a hot summer’s afternoon.  Fancy-shmancy restaurants charge a small fortune for this simple gathering of summer flavors, and I’m telling you, once you whip this up you’ll never order […]

Whisky & Poetry Salon with Grace Zabriskie

Whisky & Poetry Salon with Grace Zabriskie

The long days of summer are upon us and the nights are that much sweeter. For the first Whisky & Poetry Salon of summer, Literary Libations welcomes actress and poet Grace Zabriskie as our feature. On Thursday, June 27th, exchange whisky for words (plus $25). Bring a poem, original or not, to B. Black Penthouse in Downtown L.A. Read your poem in a […]

Office building to rise on former Silver Lake gas station corner

Office building to rise on former Silver Lake gas station corner

Nearly five-years after Silver Lake residents lost an effort to save a Streamline Moderne-style gas station, construction activity has been picking up at the now vacant lot at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Rowena Avenue. The 1936 building was one of the community’s few remaining examples of the thousands of pre-fabricated metal service stations […]

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