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The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl for February 13

The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl for February 13

Sponsored Post Come on out and join The Rental Girl for our weekly Saturday Rent Crawl. Tour all our available rentals on the Eastside! For full schedule, details, photos and information, go to The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl. LINCOLN HEIGHTS 2844 Sichel Street 9:30AM-10:00AM 2 Bed, 1.5 Bath, $2495 More details, photos and RSVP […]

The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl for February 13

The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl for February 13

Sponsored Post Come on out and join The Rental Girl for our weekly Saturday Rent Crawl. Tour all our available rentals on the Eastside! For full schedule, details, photos and information, go to The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl. LINCOLN HEIGHTS 2844 Sichel Street 9:30AM-10:00AM 2 Bed, 1.5 Bath, $2495 More details, photos and RSVP […]

Book Soup @ the Skirball presents Eurythmics Frontman, Dave Stewart, in conversation with KCRW’s Gary Calamar, discussing & signing Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life in Music, with a special LIVE performance

Book Soup @ the Skirball presents Eurythmics Frontman, Dave Stewart, in conversation with KCRW’s Gary Calamar, discussing & signing Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life in Music, with a special LIVE performance

Our pals at Book Soup are hosting a killer event next week on Wednesday 2/17! It’s going to be a great evening of reading and performing! Tickets and information at the bottom of this post. Hope to see you there! Dave Stewart’s life has been a wild ride one filled with music, constant reinvention, and […]

Library Ahoy! Art project floats into Echo Park Lake

Library Ahoy! Art project floats into Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK — Minnesota artist Sarah Peters’ “The Floating Library” bobbed gently in the middle of Echo Park Lake today, with the curious taking to pedal boats to check out the collection. Book and art lovers will have until Sunday to take a closer look before the library sets sail for a different destination. Morning […]

Bernie and Hillary vie for union endorsements in Nevada and beyond

Bernie and Hillary vie for union endorsements in Nevada and beyond

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (R) (I-VT) speaks with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (L).; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images The Nevada caucuses are fast approaching this month, and the Culinary Union — the most powerful union in the state with over 60,000 members — has yet to endorse a Democratic candidate for president. Our guests weigh the […]

For Rent: Have the world at your feet! One and Only Home Awaits You! All utilities, WiFi, Gardening Included.

For Rent: Have the world at your feet! One and Only Home Awaits You! All utilities, WiFi, Gardening Included.

Sponsored Post Roseview  Avenue | $3,300/month | Property Website This one-of-a-kind home sits high with full of charm & discovery in lovely Mt. Washington. As you enter, you’ll be enchanted by exotic greenery and beautiful Spanish tiles which bring you straight to your home. Inside, you will notice solid wood flooring, bright natural lighting, modern updates […]

Just how did we end up with this presidential primary system?

Just how did we end up with this presidential primary system?

“Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary” by Geoffrey Cowan; Credit: W.W. Norton & Company As a way to win the Republican Party nomination against William Howard Taft in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt capitalized on the idea of presidential primaries. Using the phrase, “Let the people rule,” Roosevelt swept nine […]

Man found dead outside Boyle Heights youth center; Highland Park elote vendor takes credit cards

Man found dead outside Boyle Heights youth center; Highland Park  elote  vendor takes credit cards

Silver Lake | Gina Acuna A man who was found dead outside a Boyle Heights youth center appears to have died from natural causes. Boyle Heights Beat Police chief Charlie Beck said that the 16-year-old who was fatally shot by police over the weekend in Boyle Heights had a sawed-off shot gun. However, Beck said […]

Price cuts on Echo Park condo; York Boulevard building; Silver Lake Boulevard lot

Price cuts on Echo Park condo; York Boulevard building; Silver Lake Boulevard lot

The prices on nearly two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties were cut during the past week. Here are some examples followed by a break down by neighborhood: Echo Park: The price on this three-bedroom, Echo Park Avenue condo falls by more than $40,000 to just below $700,000 Highland Park: An approximately 740-square-foot […]

Police leaders at odds over use-of-force reforms

Police leaders at odds over use-of-force reforms

Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear look at protestors following a prayer vigil against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Los Angeles,California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images A police group’s proposal that law enforcement officers be required to do more than what’s minimally required by law in […]

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