Archive for ‘January, 2017’


Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Eastside Scene: Elysian Heights | Dave Ptach Jonathan Sanchez, associate publisher and chief operating officer of Eastern Group Publications/EGP News, died of cancer on Dec. 23 at his Highland Park home. His wife, Dolores Sanchez, is publisher of the company’s 11 bilingual, community newspapers that cover an area stretching from the City of Commerce to […]

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Eastside Scene: Elysian Heights | Dave Ptach Jonathan Sanchez, associate publisher and chief operating officer of Eastern Group Publications/EGP News, died of cancer on Dec. 23 at his Highland Park home. His wife, Dolores Sanchez, is publisher of the company’s 11 bilingual, community newspapers that cover an area stretching from the City of Commerce to […]

California’s Holder hire: Will it hurt or help the state’s defense against potential Trump policies?

California’s Holder hire: Will it hurt or help the state’s defense against potential Trump policies?

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a press conference announcing Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over Voter ID regulations at the Department of Justice.; Credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images AirTalk The California Legislature is lawyering up in preparation for the next four years under Donald Trump – and the person they’ve hired […]

L.A. Derby Dolls roll into trouble in the wake of Ghost Ship fire

L.A. Derby Dolls roll into trouble in the wake of Ghost Ship fire

Skull and crossbones mark the home of The Derby Dolls EL SERENO –– The L.A. Derby Dolls have canceled an upcoming match and say the rest of the 2017 schedule is in jeopardy after city officials declined to issue the permits that allow the all-womens roller derby league to hold bouts at a former warehouse […]

‘Woke?’ ‘Lit?’ ‘High-Key?’ Choosing slang to stay and go in 2017

‘Woke?’ ‘Lit?’ ‘High-Key?’ Choosing slang to stay and go in 2017

(L-R) Deray McKesson, Brittany Packnett, and Wesley Lowery attend the “Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement” screening on May 24, 2016 in New York City.; Credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET Networks AirTalk In the midst of a presidential election year, it’s no surprise one of the trendiest slang terms of 2016 was political: […]

Can music help alleviate stress, anxiety?

Can music help alleviate stress, anxiety?

A woman looks at a functional magnetic resonance image (fMRI) showing the effect of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Kant’s 3rd Critique on the human brain.; Credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk You’ve probably heard that listening to music can be therapeutic. It’s been said to have the ability to alleviate stress and anxiety –which is […]

Price reductions for Boyle Heights 4-unit; El Sereno bungalow; Silver Lake 3-on-a-lot

Price reductions for Boyle Heights 4-unit; El Sereno bungalow; Silver Lake 3-on-a-lot

Prices on less than a dozen 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 $25,000 for four units on a lot – a total of six bedrooms. $825,000. Monterey Hills: $37,000 cut for a 2-bedroom bungalow with […]

A dark moment in Silver Lake gay history; B2 bomber over Eagle Rock; remembering a Boyle Heights father

A dark moment in Silver Lake gay history;  B2 bomber over Eagle Rock; remembering a Boyle Heights father

Today’s Photo: Phantasma Gloria, Echo Park | Andy House It’s been 50 years since police raided a Silver Lake gay bar during a New Year’s celebration and beat and dragged  patrons into the street. Several weeks later, hundreds gathered outside The Black Cat bar in one of nation’s earliest and largest gay rights protests. L.A. […]

A dark moment in Silver Lake gay history; B2 bomber over Eagle Rock; remembering a Boyle Heights father

A dark moment in Silver Lake gay history;  B2 bomber over Eagle Rock; remembering a Boyle Heights father

Today’s Photo: Phantasma Gloria, Echo Park | Andy House It’s been 50 years since police raided a Silver Lake gay bar during a New Year’s celebration and beat and dragged  patrons into the street. Several weeks later, hundreds gathered outside The Black Cat bar in one of nation’s earliest and largest gay rights protests. L.A. […]

Highland Park couple welcomes New Year’s Day baby

Highland Park couple welcomes New Year’s Day baby

Aubree Salgado with parents Cynthia Henao and Miguel Salgado | Dignity Health Cynthia Henao and Miguel Salgado of Highland Park rang in the new year with a new baby. Henao gave birth to Aubree Salgado – 6 pounds, 12 ounces – at 4:46 a.m. at Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital, according to hospital officials. […]

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