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A historical empirical explore.

A historical empirical explore.

History surrounds us.  We live it in our day to day experiences.  We go to the store in the morning and it is a part of our personal history.  We talk about where we went to elementary or middle school – boom, history is present. Family history is often thought of as being a sort […]

Tujunga man identified as suspect in fatal Echo Park hit-and-run

Tujunga man identified as suspect in fatal Echo Park hit-and-run

Friends of Christian Donis sit by his sidewalk memorial ECHO PARK — Sang Won Jung, 26, of Tujunga has been booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run in connection with Friday’s fatal collision that left a 15-year-old skateboarder brain dead, according to a City News Service story carried on the Daily News. Jung is scheduled to appear […]

Garlic Toasties

Garlic Toasties

I’ve been asked about these by  multiple people and a friend pointed out yesterday that I’ve never posted the recipe, so I figured I’d get on it before it slipped my mind. The more detailed name of this appetizer and crowd pleaser would be “Mascarpone and Garlic Oil Toasts with Balsamic Honey Reduction,” but “Garlic […]

Calif. elections chief lobbying to expand voting days and locations

Calif. elections chief lobbying to expand voting days and locations

A voter emerges from a manual voting booth after casting her ballot in the mayoral primary election on September 10, 2013 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. ; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images Secretary of State Alex Padilla is pushing for a major overhaul of how Californians cast ballots. New legislation, jointly authored by […]

Now I Am Five

Now I Am Five

I have been living with my humans for a year now. They made today my birthday. I didn’t tell them different because I don’t know. So now I am five. I get two meals and two walks every day, and I get a treat each time the humans have their meal. I think the treat […]

Classic Ray Bradbury

Classic Ray Bradbury

It’s too early to tell if the works of Ray Bradbury will last far into the future, but since his death in 2012 the idea has been tossed around, and not just by me. Certainly Bradbury was not considered a classic by the person who bought his home of 50 years and destroyed it last […]

Air Raid

Air Raid

               Why did you bring me here?                     Why did you bring me here? child screams cries ramp up                        tears avalanche wraps body around mom pulls away from nurse   Why you stick me? answer on hold try to explain vaccination to a four year old.     Copyright © “Air […]

Glassell Park woodworker finds a center and career while building a canoe

Glassell Park woodworker finds a center and career while building a canoe

R.H. Lee at Offerman Woodshop | Nathan Solis By NATHAN SOLIS Morning light finds R.H. Lee alone at Offerman Woodshop in Glassell Park. This is her favorite time here, because the machines are quiet. As shop manager, the 37-year-old is the first one through the door. As a designer and builder, Lee uses words like […]

Open House Calendar: Glassell Park Contemporary; Highland Park Bungalow; Garfield Heights Craftsman & More

Open House Calendar:  Glassell Park Contemporary; Highland Park Bungalow; Garfield Heights Craftsman & More

Search our sponsored Open House calendar listings below or click on the neighborhood links for more properties. Atwater Village Area Boyle Heights Area Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mount Washington Area Eagle Rock Area East Los Angeles Area Echo Park Area El Sereno Area Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights Area Highland Park & […]

Teen skateboarders injured in Echo Park hit-and-run [updated @ 12:25 am, Saturday, June 13]

Teen skateboarders injured in Echo Park hit-and-run [updated @ 12:25 am, Saturday, June 13]

Victims were struck at Alvarado Street and Montrose streets ECHO PARK — A pair of 15-year-old skateboarders were struck by a hit-and-run driver Friday night, with one of the victims left in extremely critical condition after being thrown or dragged about 75 feet up Alvarado Street, according to police. The other teen suffered only minor […]

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