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On the Market: Hillside homes in Eagle Rock and East L.A.; 2-bedroom condo in Monterey Hills

On the Market: Hillside homes in Eagle Rock and East L.A.; 2-bedroom condo in Monterey Hills

About five dozen 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: Eagle Rock: Three-bedroom, multi-level hillside home. $949,000. East L.A.: Two-bedroom hillside home with a large deck. $499,000. Monterey Hills: Two-bedroom renovated condo. Amenities include a recreation room, […]

Federal budget watchers dive into President Trump’s ‘America First’ budget proposal

Federal budget watchers dive into President Trump’s ‘America First’ budget proposal

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney answers questions regarding the budget proposal from the Trump Administration during a White House daily briefing on February 27, 2017.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® President Trump’s first federal budget proposal is out and, as many following its release expected, it calls for a major increase in defense spending […]

With President Trump’s crackdown on immigration, what will happen to H-1B visa workers?

With President Trump’s crackdown on immigration, what will happen to H-1B visa workers?

U.S. Immigration inspectors check passports July 2, 2002 at Miami International Airport in Miami, Forida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images AirTalk® The Wall Street Journal reported on a recent study out of UC San Diego and the University of Michigan that looked at the impact of the H-1B visa program on wages and employment. Researchers focused […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: The podiatrists behind Silver Lake’s Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign

Neighborhood Spotlight: The podiatrists behind Silver Lake’s Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign

Thomas Lim (upper left) & Schlomo Schmuel | Courtesy Foot Care Clinic By BARRY LANK SILVER LAKE — How do local legends begin? You take a simple, revolving sign for a podiatry clinic along Sunset Boulevard. On one side, a cartoon drawing of a smiling foot, arms outstretched, loving life. On the other side, a […]

On the eve of the new travel ban, the Justice Department will defend President Trump’s latest executive order from legal challenges across the country

On the eve of the new travel ban, the Justice Department will defend President Trump’s latest executive order from legal challenges across the country

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announces his decision on potential action regarding President Donald Trump’s latest Executive Order on immigration on March 9, 2017. ; Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images AirTalk® Donald Trump’s revised executive order banning travel from six majority Muslim countries is facing legal challenges in multiple courtrooms today. The ACLU and other […]

Loteria III

Loteria III

Once again, Cactus Gallery calls on its artists to imagine and interpret. To celebrate the 12th birthday of Sandra Mastroianni’s Cactus Gallery, she asked for “modern interpretations of the iconic ‘Don Clemente Gallo‘ Loteria deck. “This year, in addition to the original 54 images, we will be introducing a second, lesser known set of Loteria […]

Andalucia Mosaic

Andalucia Mosaic

  It seems we don’t patron Vroman’s enough, or perhaps our eyes are already into our book as we walk to the car, because we hadn’t seen this mural before. It’s on the Vroman’s side of new The Andalusia complex. With studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments, rents range from $2,015 for a studio to $4,043 (for a 2-bedroom, […]

Arroyo Seco Music Festival

Arroyo Seco Music Festival

Tom Petty, Weezer, Mumford & Sons. Need we say more? Not really. Though we will. This inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend is scheduled for June 24 and 25, and is promoted by Goldenvoice, the folks behind Coachella (so watch out). We can’t quite picture how it will be set up as the location is stated only as the […]

Tropico: the Glendale Train Station

Tropico: the Glendale Train Station

Great American Train Stations tells us that the Southern Pacific Railroad built the Spanish Colonial Revival Glendale train station in 1924. The smashing WaterAndPower.org (with its extensive historical photographs and history) states that the architects were Maurice Couchot and Kenneth MacDonald, Jr., and the station was built in 1923, replacing “an older one that dated as […]

A Piece of the World

A Piece of the World

Orphan Train brought her fame. A Piece of the World brings us Andrew Wyeth. Andrew Wyeth’s 1948 painting Christina’s World is the impetus for Christina Baker Kline’s new novel. She will be discussing and signing A Piece of the World at Vroman’s on March 17. As with her bestseller, A Piece of the World moves back […]

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