Archive for ‘June, 2016’


Can gun control’s divided lobby ever match the NRA?

Can gun control’s divided lobby ever match the NRA?

Actor Chris Rock (2nd R) speaks during a press conference hosted by the Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It seems in the wake of each major gun violence tragedy, another new gun control group is formed and the lobby further fragmented. The phenomenon has […]

Safer left turns at Figueroa and York

Safer left turns at Figueroa and York

Courtesy Council District 14 HIGHLAND PARK — The busy intersection of Figueroa Street and York Boulevard has been the scene of numerous collisions over the years, including a crash that left six people injured last May. Today, in a bid to make the intersection safer, new left-turn lights have been installed for motorists turning from […]

The campaign to save an old L.A. streetcar keeps on rolling after 70 years

The campaign to save an old L.A. streetcar keeps on rolling after 70 years

Chris Wabich and the No. 1030 | Photo courtesy of Chris Wabich By BARRY LANK ANGELENO HEIGHTS — Then one day, you find yourself responsible for a 96-year-old trolley car. That’s where Chris Wabich’s life is now, as he becomes the latest person to spearhead a cause – going on 70 years: Figuring out what […]

Gated Grandeur

Gated Grandeur

This mysterious gate leads to a Florentine palazzo-inspired mansion designed by Reginald D. Johnson and built in 1916 as a winter residence the distinguished John S. Tanner of Chicago.  (How could Mr. Tanner ever go back to the hectic windy city after spending the holidays strolling around this dreamy spot?) Known for years as the […]

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

HIGHLAND PARK — With the exception of an occasional quinceañera, banquet and other events, the second floor ballroom of the former Highland Park Masonic Temple is frequently quiet an empty. But that upstairs could be much less sleepy as the new owner pursues plans to open a restaurant and bar in combination with a performance […]

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

HIGHLAND PARK — With the exception of an occasional quinceañera, banquet and other events, the second floor ballroom of the former Highland Park Masonic Temple is frequently quiet an empty. But that upstairs could be much less sleepy as the new owner pursues plans to open a restaurant and bar in combination with a performance […]

RNC delegate outlines plans to oust Trump in Cleveland, plus his money woes

RNC delegate outlines plans to oust Trump in Cleveland, plus his money woes

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the U.S. Cellular Convention Center February 1, 2016 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ; Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images In recent days Donald Trump’s campaign has been rocked by staffing drama and roiled by reports of funding shortfalls which is giving renewed hope to opponents attempting […]

Pricecuts on Silver Lake cottage; 2 units on a lot in East L.A.; hilltop home in Eagle Rock

Pricecuts on Silver Lake cottage; 2 units on a lot in East L.A.; hilltop home in Eagle Rock

Prices on around 30 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Silver Lake: $10,000 reduction on a 1920s, one-bedroom “condo alternative” with built-ins  near Sunset Junction. $660,000 East Los Angeles: Price drops $45,000 on a duplex – two units with two […]

L.A. sues apartment owners for evicting tenants, then renting on Airbnb

L.A. sues apartment owners for evicting tenants, then renting on Airbnb

The Airbnb website is displayed on a laptop on April 21, 2014 in San Anselmo, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Several Los Angeles apartment owners are being sued by L.A. City Attorney Mike Feur for allegedly evicting tenants and then renting out the apartments via Airbnb. Among the owners being sued is Carol J. Alsman and […]

Lost in Elysian Valley: Long hair female Chihuahua

Lost in Elysian Valley: Long hair female Chihuahua

She was last seen on Dallas st./Blake ave. 90031 in Elysian valley. She black and brown. Small and friendly. Contact: 2134355575 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Become an Eastside Animals sponsor Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

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