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Can’t Get Enough Echo Park? Sign up for the Echo Park Weekly

Can’t Get Enough Echo Park? Sign up for the Echo Park Weekly

Can’t get enough Echo Park news? Sign up for The Eastsider’s Echo Park Weekly email newsletter. Echo Park Weekly features EP-centric stories, tidbits, advice, observations, information  as well as the week’s top news.  Arriving in your inbox on Thursday mornings.  Cecilia Padilla-Brill, Editor Echo Park Weekly Jesús Sanchez, Publisher The Eastsider Please fill out every […]

Jay Duplass’ take on Eagle Rock; grass fire extinguished near Dodger Stadium

Jay Duplass’ take on Eagle Rock; grass fire extinguished near Dodger Stadium

Glassell Park | Roberto Rodriguez Eagle Rock resident Jay Duplass, co-creator of the recently cancelled HBO series Togetherness, talks about his neighborhood, which served as the setting for his TV show. “One of the things I’ve noticed about Eagle Rock is that it’s the place where hipsters go to die or raise kids – which […]

Freedom Tour — Day 14

Freedom Tour — Day 14

“The best whiskey is coming not from Scotland anymore,  but from Kentucky. Buffalo Trace, a bourbon distillery,  is arguably the best distillery in the world.”                                                            – […]

Freedom Tour — Day 14

Freedom Tour — Day 14

“The best whiskey is coming not from Scotland anymore,  but from Kentucky. Buffalo Trace, a bourbon distillery,  is arguably the best distillery in the world.”                                                            – […]

Homes Sweet Homes

Homes Sweet Homes

I’ve been charmed by the homes in South Pasadena ever since my husband and I actually bought one of them and moved here 8 years ago!  I made the video above several years ago, highlighting some of the varied and beautiful houses around town.  I’ve been busily shooting more home pictures, so there will be […]

How much would you pay for an Echo Park parking space?

How much would you pay for an Echo Park parking space?

ECHO PARK — How about $100 a month? That’s what the owners of a small parking lot in the 1600 block of Echo Park Avenue are asking as parking becomes an increasingly scarce and apparently valuable commodity. A “Parking Spaces For Lease” sign went up only about a week ago but broker Clint Lukens said “several […]

Legal, energy experts debate Governor Brown’s proposal to expand state electric grid

Legal, energy experts debate Governor Brown’s proposal to expand state electric grid

Giant wind turbines are powered by strong winds in front of solar panels on March 27, 2013 in Palm Springs, California. ; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Governor Jerry Brown is dusting off a nearly 20 year old proposal that would expand the California electricity grid and link it with grids in other states like Wyoming, […]

It’s Time for Poker!

It’s Time for Poker!

Content thanks to Cancer Support Community Pasadena. The 6th Annual Poker Bowl Tournament will be held on Friday, June 24th at Flying A Garage. Over 150 guests are expected to attend and play Texas Hold ‘Em and Blackjack surrounded by a private collection of antique and restored automobiles, owned by car collectors Valerie and Aaron […]

10 Summer Reads For Southern California Book Lovers

10 Summer Reads For Southern California Book Lovers

by Allison K. Hill (Vroman’s President & CEO)  This article was originally posted on Los Angeles Daily News Summertime, and the readin’ is easy. My summer 2016 reading list is comprised of some of my favorite books from the past year, now out in paperback just in time for your beach or backyard pleasure, and some […]

Moonday & Luis J. Rodriguez

Moonday & Luis J. Rodriguez

Content courtesy of Moonday Poetry Series (thank you, Lois. P. Jones!): We’re so excited about our June features! Luis J. Rodriguez, Poet Laureate of Los Angeles will shake up Moonday with new work and a taste of his fantastic anthology of Los Angeles, “Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles.” […]

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