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What are homes selling for in Atwater Village?

What are homes selling for in Atwater Village?

During the last three months, the average sales price of all homes sold in Atwater Village was $814,996 according to Redfin.com. The average home that was sold had 2.8 bedrooms, 2 baths and 1,337-square-feet of space. The average home lasted 41 days on the market before it was sold. Want more numbers? Here you go: Most […]

The reasoning and science behind Fresno’s bacteria-infected mosquito release program

The reasoning and science behind Fresno’s bacteria-infected mosquito release program

A Biologist releases genetically modified mosquitoes in the city on February 11, 2016 in Piracicaba, Brazil.; Credit: Victor Moriyama/Getty Images AirTalk® Last Friday, July 14, the life science branch of Google’s parent company Verily launched its “Debug Fresno” plan, which aims to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito by releasing 1 million bacteria-infected male mosquitoes into […]

Why Boyle Heights gentrification foes aren’t worried about Starbucks

Why Boyle Heights gentrification foes aren’t worried about Starbucks

A Starbucks in Boyle Heights is not viewed as a threat by gentrifications foe BOYLE HEIGHTS —  Anti-gentrification forces  have staged noisy protests — online and in person — against newly opened art galleries and, most recently, a coffee house that they say will only serve to hasten the displacement of working place residents and […]

Analyzing Trump’s wish list for renegotiating NAFTA

Analyzing Trump’s wish list for renegotiating NAFTA

President Donald Trump gestures during a Made in America product showcase event at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2017.; Credit: OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® On Monday, the Trump administration sent Congress an 18-page “Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation,” that put a heavy emphasis on reducing trade deficit with Mexico […]

Danny Muñoz, a man with a love for Echo Park and L.A. history, dies

Danny Muñoz, a man with a love for Echo Park and L.A. history, dies

Danny Muñoz in his archive ANGELENO HEIGHTS — Most persons  interested in local history are satisfied with collecting some old photos and taking a walking tour. But not Danny Muñoz, the Echo Park native with a deep love of his neighborhood and its history. Muñoz co-founded the Echo Park Historical Society, spent 30 restoring a […]

Immigration professionals weigh in on bill aiming to ban immigration consultant business in CA

Immigration professionals weigh in on bill aiming to ban immigration consultant business in CA

A line forms near the entrance of the Immigration and Naturalization Service office in Miami, 30 April 2001, as the midnight deadline approaches for illegal immigrants to apply for visas. ; Credit: RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Should immigration consultants be banned from operating in the state of California in order to stem immigration fraud? This […]

Glassell Park postal fracas; ‘Flashin’ Granny’ at Dodgers Stadium; more dogs in East L.A.

Glassell Park postal fracas; ‘Flashin’ Granny’ at Dodgers Stadium; more dogs in East L.A.

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. The elderly woman who raised her shirt to reveal her bra was the big hit of a Dodgers game last weekend. Fans gasped and cheered as the white-haired woman was shown flashing the crowd on […]

SWAT team captures Lincoln Heights assault suspect; Silver Lake restaurant cook deals with homelessness

SWAT team captures Lincoln Heights assault suspect;  Silver Lake restaurant cook deals with homelessness

Eastside Scene: Parking Lot Palm Tree, Dodger Stadium | Daveed Kapoor The SWAT team was called out Friday night in Lincoln Heights after a suspect in an assault complaint ran into a residence at the 1900 block of Johnston Street. Police say the suspect was taken into custody. No one was hurt into the incident, […]

For Sale: 2 + 2 Contemporary Unit with Private Deck in LEED Certified EVO, DTLA

For Sale: 2 + 2 Contemporary Unit with Private Deck in LEED Certified EVO, DTLA

Sponsored Post 1155 S. Grand Ave, #613 | $1,495,000 | Property Website This two bedroom, two bath unit in South Park’s EVO boasts a sleek & contemporary design with floor-to-ceiling windows, concrete accents, stainless steel appliances, built-in shelving, & wallpaper by Sidonie Studio. The spacious en suite master features city views, a walk-in closet, & […]

City councilmember, Crenshaw stakeholder debate revamping Southwest LA shopping center

City councilmember, Crenshaw stakeholder debate revamping Southwest LA shopping center

A shopper waits inside a Macy’s store during Black Friday events on November 25, 2016.; Credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images AirTalk® Residents of Los Angeles’ Crenshaw and Baldwin Hills communities are split over a proposal to update and revamp the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. This would include building and adding more than 900 new apartments […]

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