Archive for ‘November, 2016’


What LA can do to resist Trump’s stance on immigration

What LA can do to resist Trump’s stance on immigration

Downtown Los Angeles is photographed March 6, 2003 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images AirTalk Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti isn’t budging on the city’s immigration stance, even with the threat of cuts to federal funding. According to the L.A. Times, the president-elect’s pick for White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, said […]

What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

Photo by Dan Gershon That you became a parent this year? Found your lost pit-bull-poodle mix? Moved into an apartment with an Echo Park Lake view?  Share what made you thankful with other Eastsider readers by filling out the form below. Your contribution will be published on Thanksgiving Day. Fill out my online form. Read […]

The journalistic ethics behind NPR’s recent interviews on alt-right

The journalistic ethics behind NPR’s recent interviews on alt-right

People protest the appointment of white nationalist alt-right media mogul, former Breitbart News head Steve Bannon, to be chief strategist of the White House by President-elect Donald Trump on November 16, 2016. ; Credit: DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk With the appointment of Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon as President-elect Trump’s chief strategist, there are mounting concerns […]

Two pedestrians killed in Echo Park crash; updated @ 1:57 pm

Two pedestrians killed in Echo Park crash; updated @ 1:57 pm

ECHO PARK —  Two women were killed this morning after they were struck by a vehicle at Sunset Boulevard and Rosemont Avenue, according to the L.A. Fire Department. The two female pedestrians were declared dead at the scene of the crash that took place at about 9:25 a.m.  Two other persons, a third pedestrian and […]

Elysian Valley couple drank their own urine during desert ordeal; Dodgers raise season-ticket prices; L.A. bike ridership drops

Elysian Valley couple drank their own urine during desert ordeal; Dodgers raise season-ticket prices; L.A. bike ridership drops

Today’s Photo: Spotted on Scott Avenue, Echo Park | Finnius Morton The Elysian Valley couple who went missing after getting lost on a desert hike drank their own urine to survive before being found near the U.S.-Mexico border. L.A. Times The Dodgers raised  season ticket prices for the second year in a row and boosted […]

Shopper & Diner: Bowling and bagels in Highland Park; best breakfast burritos

Shopper & Diner: Bowling and bagels in Highland Park; best breakfast burritos

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Highland Park Bowl was named Eater LA’s Most Beautiful Restaurant of the Year. The “Stunning Masterwork of Preservation” was restored to its old bowling glory and opened last spring. Highland Park Bowl is located in the 5000 block of N. Figueroa in Highland Park. In other Shopper & Diner News: Want to […]

How to increase food production? Improve photosynthesis

How to increase food production? Improve photosynthesis

A corn field is pictured from a hot air balloon on August 20, 2014, in Sable-sur-Sarthe, western France. ; Credit: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk Ever get a sunburn sitting outside because you are getting some of essential vitamin D? It turns out plants also get sun-damage despite needing to photosynthesize. Most plants develop a shield […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Nov. 19 to 25

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Nov. 19 to 25

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Nov. 19, to Friday, Nov. 25.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Kids ages 9 to 12 will enjoy circus activities and games, have their pictures taken at a wacky photo booth, munch on tasty snacks, earn […]

On the Market: Cypress Park 2-on-a-lot; York Boulevard single-family home; top-floor Monterey Hills condo

On the Market: Cypress Park 2-on-a-lot; York Boulevard single-family home; top-floor Monterey Hills condo

Around 40 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Cypress Park: Two houses on a lot – a 3-bedroom and a 1-bedroom – each with its own parking. $889,900. Highland Park: 4-bedroom Craftsman on York Blvd. […]

Ethical and legal aspects of President-elect Trump’s financial affairs, plus a look at his proposed lobbying ban

Ethical and legal aspects of President-elect Trump’s financial affairs, plus a look at his proposed lobbying ban

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk The vast and varied business dealings of President-elect Donald Trump would pose a plethora of conflicts of interest, and while the legality of those conflicts is in […]

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