Archive for ‘August, 2017’


Silver Lake stairway companions

Silver Lake stairway companions

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE  — Animal life in Silver Lake comes in all forms — including stenciled artwork on a stairway street. Thanks to Dan Gershon for the photos. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here More Silver Lake stories A message from Eastside Events sponsor Metro Go Metro […]

Violence in Charlottesville: What happened and where do we go from here

Violence in Charlottesville: What happened and where do we go from here

White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the “alt-right” clash with counter-protesters as they enter Emancipation Park during the “Unite the Right” rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® What started off as a protest by white nationalists in Charlottesville turned deadly Saturday, when a man drove his car into […]

No parking between curb and sidewalk; partially blind approval of Olympics; dad deportation delay

No parking between curb and sidewalk; partially blind approval of Olympics; dad deportation delay

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. An Echo Park pastor who is being detained by ICE agents speaks out as he faces deportation. “I’m not a bad hombre,” said Noe Carias. KTLA The LAPD is proposing to begin flying drones under […]

City Council approves 2028 Olympics deal; Elysian Heights’ place in SoCal cat history

City Council approves 2028 Olympics deal;  Elysian Heights’ place in SoCal cat history

Eastside Scene: Daybreak, Elysian Park | Scott Fajack News & Notes From Across The Eastside The City Council endorsed an agreement to host the 2028 Olympics and cover any cost overruns without an updated figures about the costs involved. L.A. Times The story of Room 8 — the feline mascot of Elysian Heights Elementary during […]

I Was an Early Learner

I Was an Early Learner

One of my earliest childhood memories in the early 1950s is sitting in my mother’s lap on a rocking chair, my head resting against her chest, as she read me “The Story of Babar the Little Elephant” with all those colorful illustrations. It was one of my favorite books at the time. The chair whispered […]

Bulletin Board: Fix LA, Spay Today

Bulletin Board: Fix LA, Spay Today

Submitted by PETA Every year, tens of thousands of animals end up in shelters across Los Angeles, and thousands must be euthanized—often simply because there are too many animals and not enough good homes for them all. That’s why in the city of Los Angeles, all cats and dogs over the age of 4 months […]

Affordability or altruism? Looking at the endgame of Senate affordable housing bill package

Affordability or altruism? Looking at the endgame of Senate affordable housing bill package

Pedestrians walk past new apartment buildings in downtown Los Angeles, California on April 5, 2017. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The lack of affordable housing in is maybe one of the biggest crises facing the state of California. A package of bills making its way through the legislature promises to make it easier […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 12 to 18

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 12 to 18

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 12, to Friday, Aug. 18.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Design, architecture, art and history will intersect for BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena Saturday, Aug. 12, from noon to 8 p.m. Experience Old Pasadena […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 12 to 18

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 12 to 18

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 12, to Friday, Aug. 18.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Design, architecture, art and history will intersect for BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena Saturday, Aug. 12, from noon to 8 p.m. Experience Old Pasadena […]

For Sale: Absolutely Fantastic 3bd+3ba in Chevy Chase Canyon

For Sale: Absolutely Fantastic 3bd+3ba in Chevy Chase Canyon

Sponsored Post 2248 E Chevy Chase | $949,000 | Property Website Absolutely fantastic 2-story Traditional home situated in the sought-after Chevy Chase Estates. This classic beauty, built in 1951, is set among mature oaks, pretty pine trees & is loaded with charm and elegance. Most impressive is the well-thought out floorplan which sets the tone, […]

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