Archive for ‘August, 2016’


Shopper & Diner: Eastside “Best Taco” spots; Kindness & Mischief perks up Highland Park; DIY döner

Shopper & Diner:  Eastside “Best Taco” spots;  Kindness & Mischief perks up Highland Park;  DIY döner

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Five Eastside taco spots were named in Los Angeles Magazine’s “25 Best Tacos in Los Angeles.” Predictably, Boyle Heights reigned as taco masters, with three mentions. First up, Mariscos Jalisco received a nod for its shrimp taco dorados soaked in red pepper sauce. Then the heat turns up a notch with Birrieria […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 13 to 19

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 13 to 19

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 13, to Friday, Aug. 19. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Some of Southern California’s finest artists will be featured at the Pasadena Art Walk Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 9 p.m. throughout Old Pasadena, including […]

Public opinion pendulum swings as rape bills counter Gov. Brown’s criminal reform

Public opinion pendulum swings as rape bills counter Gov. Brown’s criminal reform

Gov. Jerry Brown answers a question concerning his proposed 2016-17 state budget at a news conference, in Sacramento, Calif.; Credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP   In the wake of a Stanford student convicted of raping an unconscious woman only getting a six month sentence, two bills have been proposed in the California legislature.  One bill, Assembly Bill […]

Coming to the Frogtown Artwalk this Saturday? Here’s what you need to know

Coming to the Frogtown Artwalk this Saturday? Here’s what you need to know

Free pedicabs will  ferry visitors along the river path | Frogtown Artwalk By BRENDA REES ELYSIAN VALLEY — After a one-year hiatus, the 10th Annual Frogtown Artwalk returns this Saturday, August 13, when the streets, sidewalks and L.A. River path will be transformed into a bustling party/art scene. This year, more than 33 venues will […]

2 Listings: Stunning Cul-De-Sac Remodel in Highland Park | Attractive + Charming Bungalow in Atwater Village

2 Listings: Stunning Cul-De-Sac Remodel in Highland Park | Attractive + Charming Bungalow in Atwater Village

Sponsored Post 1136 Toledo Street Holy Toledo! Recently completed stunning remodel sits up on a quiet cul-de-sac in highly sought after Highland Park. This 3-bedroom, 2-bath home has everything today’s most discerning buyer seeks. Intelligent upgrades include an open floor plan with matte-finish wood floors throughout, an inviting gas living-room fireplace and a back patio/deck […]

Shaming dopers, is it unsportsmanlike or justified?

Shaming dopers, is it unsportsmanlike or justified?

USA’s Lilly King (L) poses with her gold medal next to silver medalist Russia’s Yulia Efimova after she won the Women’s 100m Breaststroke Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016.; Credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images It seems every Olympic […]

Some of the city’s top streets for parking tickets are in Atwater, Highland Park and Silver Lake

Some of the city’s top streets for parking tickets are in Atwater, Highland Park and Silver Lake

Photo by Cecilia Padilla-Brill NBC 4 analyzed more than 9 million parking citations issued since 2012 and identified “Parking Ticket Hot Zones,” blocks and streets where parking enforcement officers seems to be especially busy writing tickets. A list of the 100 top streets for parking tickets included locations in Atwater Village, Highland Park and Silver […]

Price cuts for Boyle Heights 3 on-a-lot ; Monterey Hills contemporary; Silver Lake split-level

Price cuts for Boyle Heights 3 on-a-lot ; Monterey Hills contemporary; Silver Lake split-level

Prices on more than 20 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Boyle Heights:  Price drops $15,000 for three units in a lot, with a total of three bedrooms. $428,000. Monterey Hills: A $28,000 cut on a 4-bedroom with views […]

AirTalk asks: Who makes the best cup of coffee in SoCal?

AirTalk asks: Who makes the best cup of coffee in SoCal?

A young woman samples freshly-brewed cappuccino. A growing number of so-called third wave artisinal coffee bean roasters are finding a niche market in Europe and the USA for their carefully-crafted and expensive coffee.; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images What makes a cup of coffee undeniably delicious? Is it the type of coffee roast or is it […]

Trump adviser vs. Clinton adviser on Trump’s economic strategy

Trump adviser vs. Clinton adviser on Trump’s economic strategy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an economic policy address detailing his economic plan at the Detroit Economic Club August 8, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.; Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images In front of a boisterous crowd at the Detroit Economic Club, presidential hopeful Donald Trump put policy specifics to broad goals as he laid out his […]

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