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New laws in 2015: What we’ll see from the California Legislature

New laws in 2015: What we’ll see from the California Legislature

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown on March 28, 2007 in San Francisco, California.; Credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images In 2014, the California Legislature passed and Governor Jerry Brown signed more than 900 bills into law. The drought forced the Legislature into action and bills were passed to regulate groundwater for the […]

Scenes, sightings & stories from 2014

Scenes, sightings & stories from 2014

Where did the year go? The Eastsider was busy in 2014 covering everything from homicides to million-dollar home sales. We have our favorites but sometimes readers have other ideas about what’s popular. Here are a dozen of the top stories, based on page views, from 2014: Eastside Property: Welcome to Echo Park’s million-dollar row Park […]

A bit Portland in Pasadena

A bit Portland in Pasadena

Usually by this time of the year I’ve made loads of shortbread and a couple of batches of fudge.  Not this year.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the Portlandians arrived two days late, so that threw off the schedule.  I know more time available should have allowed me time to bake, but I found myself painting […]

A Warm New Year’s Wish

A Warm New Year’s Wish

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on a cold night in 2011 To those from other places currently gracing Pasadena with your visit, be it for the holidays, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Rose Bowl Game or merely lunch, welcome.  I hope the weather warms up for you. A frosty night is no big deal in […]

A Warm New Year

A Warm New Year

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on a cold night in 2011 To those from other places currently gracing Pasadena with your visit, be it for the holidays, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Rose Bowl Game or merely lunch, welcome.  I hope the weather warms up for you. A frosty night is no big deal in […]

Ezell Ford autopsy results raise more questions

Ezell Ford autopsy results raise more questions

Tritobia Ford lights candles at a memorial for her son, Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old mentally ill black man, at the site where he was shot and killed by two LAPD officers in August, on December 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The long-awaited autopsy report, which was put on a security hold at the request […]

Good Samaritan assists family in Echo Park crash

Good Samaritan assists family in Echo Park crash

Photo by Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK – A Good Samaritan came to the assistance of a family whose van was involved in a traffic collision on Sunset Boulevard this afternoon The man emerged from his black SUV to help  the family and pull a child out of the van that collided with a white sedan […]

Lost in Highland Park: Black, small 6-month-old old kitty

Lost in Highland Park: Black, small 6-month-old old kitty

We lost our 6 mos old kitty named Cheese. He wandered out on 12/18 and hasnt been seen since. He is friendly, not micrpchipped. No collar. We miss him! Contact: 323-637-6865 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

The Go Go New Year’s Eve: Fancy Fetes, Complimentary Drink Crawl, Where to Recover + More

The Go Go New Year’s Eve: Fancy Fetes, Complimentary Drink Crawl, Where to Recover + More

The Go Go: Where to party, what to drink, how to do it responsibly and the best places to recover. Happy New Year, Go Go’ers! Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

The economic outlook for 2015 and what it means to the political landscape

The economic outlook for 2015 and what it means to the political landscape

St. Jude patient, Mary Browder, age 11 and St. Jude National Outreach Director, Marlo Thomas check out shopping carts full of Kmart Fab 15 toys while on a shopping spree to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patients as part of Kmart’s 11th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving fundraising campaign on December 15, 2014 […]

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