Archive for ‘August, 2013’


Anyone missing a turtle?

Anyone missing a turtle?

Long walk ahead/Daniela Gerson Or is it a tortoise?  Whatever  it  is you will find this slow-moving creature wandering around Laveta Terrace near Scott Avenue in Echo Park. That’s where Daniela Gerson encountered it trudging across the sidewalk late this morning. Gerson left the animal on a front lawn but it was gone when she […]

Crime blotter: hardhat burglars try to pass as Edison workers

Crime blotter:  hardhat burglars try to pass as Edison workers

Suspected burglars with hard hats try to pass as Edison employees, and vehicle thefts and vandalisms highlight this week’s crime report. Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff Station. Sunday, August 11 Between 8:45 AM and 12:15 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2100 block of Crescent Drive. Loss: black laptop. Monday, August […]

Museum row gets exotic with Petersen renovation plan (Photos)

Museum row gets exotic with Petersen renovation plan (Photos)

What do you think of the new design? ; Credit: Petersen.org The iconic Petersen Automotive Museum is about to get a very expensive present for its 20th birthday: a total renovation. The Miracle Mile museum is about to undergo a dramatic silver and red redesign that’s been called a “fiery red zebra.” The new exterior will be […]

Lost In Echo Park: Beloved white-and-gray cat named Fig

Lost In Echo Park: Beloved white-and-gray cat named Fig

Submitted by Ali My beloved cat (male) has been missing all week. He lives around Avon and Baxter in Echo Park. He is white with large gray spots and very sweet. Please contact me if you may have seen him. Thanks so much! Contact: aliberzon@gmail.com or 323-327-8194. Want to publish a Lost & Found notice […]

In Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore

In Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore

Seeing the penacho on the lovely Mexica lets folks know part of the focus at Tia Chucha’s.  Sections in the book store include Spanish, Bilingual, Chicano, picture books…and so on.   There is a part of the store that is very clearly art/crafting space and jaranas hang on the wall. There are other aspects that […]

Weekendin’: Aug. 23-25: Hello Kitty, goodbye Frost, and oh, those Mannings!

Weekendin’: Aug. 23-25: Hello Kitty, goodbye Frost, and oh, those Mannings!

Another weekend when there’s tooo much to do! So let’s get started! But first a few words about what’s happening this weekend with our sponsor team: Webster’s Community Pharmacy says "Hello Kitty" today (Friday) with a special back-to-school event from 3-7 PM Friday. Pick up some Hello Kitty merchandise (with a complimentary recyclable tote bag […]

Filmweek: You’re Next, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers and more

Filmweek: You’re Next, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers and more

Actors Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz, producer Simon Barrett, director Adam Wingard, actors Sharni Vinson, Wendy Glenn and Rob Moran arrive at “You’re Next” Premiere at Ryerson Theatre during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. ; Credit: Clinton Gilders/Getty Images Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan […]

Found in Echo Park: Raggedy but friendly pit bull mix

Found in Echo Park: Raggedy but friendly pit bull mix

Submitted by Jared I found a stray female pit mix wandering in the middle of Echo Park Ave yesterday (directly across from the park, near the Bellevue side). She had no collar, has no microchip, but is extremely friendly, really well behaved, seemingly housebroken, good with cats, and despite being a bit raggedy and covered […]

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Written as a glossed self-help book, this hilarious and hard-hearted book by Moshin Hamid is both cynical and hopeful; it’s a love story and a cautionary tale, told by a master writer/observer. We follow the ascent of a smart, hard-working boy, who rises from his origins in a dusty village of an unnamed Asian country […]

Free art classes for kids and teens offered in Glassell Park

Free art classes for kids and teens offered in Glassell Park

The Create L.A. and Keystone  Art Space, an artist studio complex in Glassell Park, is now signing up kids ages 10 to 18 for free art classes on Wednesdays and Thursdays (4 pm – 5:30 pm) from late August through September. Here are the details: Bring your interested youngster and sign them up 15 minutes […]

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