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Silver Lake businesswoman loses to Katy Perry in court fight over convent

Silver Lake businesswoman loses to Katy Perry in court fight over convent

A jury today determined that Silver Lake businesswoman and restaurant owner Dana Hollister will have to pay $5 million in damages  for interfering with the sale of a former Los Feliz convent to pop star Katy Perry, several media outlets reported.  Hollister’s troubles could get even worse and more costly when the jury returns next […]

Two juvenile pedestrians killed in East L.A. by L.A. Sheriff’s patrol vehicle [updated]

Two juvenile pedestrians killed in East L.A. by L.A. Sheriff’s patrol vehicle [updated]

Two pedestrians were killed and several others injured tonight in a multi-vehicle crash near the intersection of Whittier Boulevard and Indiana Street on the border of Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles, according to various media reports. The L.A. Sheriff’s Department  sayid  that two on-duty deputies were involved in the crash. KTLA says that the […]

Boyle Heights gallery owner Laura Owens responds to anti-gentrification protests and death threats

Boyle Heights gallery owner Laura Owens responds to anti-gentrification protests and death threats

Protesters want 356 Mission art and performance space to close BOYLE HEIGHTS — Artist and gallery owner Laura Owens has found herself in the cross hairs of anti-gentrification protesters who want her to get out of Boyle Heights. As part of their campaign, protesters demonstrated last week during the opening of Owens’ show at the […]

51st State Assembly candidates to face off in debate as election nears

51st State Assembly candidates to face off in debate as election nears

Wendy Carrillo and Luis Lopez GLASSELL PARK — 51st Assembly District candidates Wendy Carrillo and Luis Lopez are scheduled to debate each other on Wednesday, Nov. 15  less than three weeks before the runoff election. Carrillo, a community activist, and Lopez, a healthcare director, were among the 13 primarily liberal and Democratic candidates who ran in the […]

Lost in Echo Park: Siamese mix

Lost in Echo Park: Siamese mix

My friend’s cat is missing since Thursday night in Echo Park area- near Kensington Rd and Echo Park Terrace. Cat is a siamese mix with a distinctive white mark on her nose. Contact: (562) 544-0630 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

After a gray day, an orange sky at sunset

After a gray day, an orange sky at sunset

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — The sun was never able to break through today’s low clouds and haze. But it did manage to put on a show at sunset, turning the cloudy skies shades of molten orange.  Thanks to Dan Gershon of Silver Lake for the photo. Find stories by neighborhood What’s going […]

Silver Lake author up for National Book Award; Shepard Fairey on street art; fictional Boyle Heights restaurant serves up fusion food parody

Silver Lake author up for National Book Award; Shepard Fairey on street art;  fictional Boyle Heights restaurant serves up fusion food parody

Silver Lake Author: A visit with Silver Lake resident and author Robin Benway whose new book, Far From the Tree,  is a finalist for the National Book Award in young people’s literature. L.A. Times Street Art:  Shepard Fairey, the Echo Park-based artist who is featured in a new documentary,  talks about why street art is still […]

A visit with Echo Park stylemaker Beatrice Valenzuela; Civil Coffee’s two-year party; will celebs follow Creatures of Comfort to Silver Lake?

A visit with Echo Park stylemaker Beatrice Valenzuela; Civil Coffee’s two-year party; will celebs follow Creatures of Comfort to Silver Lake?

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL The L.A. Times spends time with longtime Echo Park resident and designer Beatrice Valenzuela. After co-founding the Echo Park Craft Fair and  a line of  of popular sandals, Valenzuela last year launched a ready-to-wear women’s line that features “undeniably feminine and party-ready” dressed and floral, Mexican-type prints inspired by her heritage. In other  […]

Will Echo Park’s The Lost Knight find its way under new owners?

Will Echo Park’s The Lost Knight find its way under new owners?

ECHO PARK —    New owners have applied to takeover the state liquor license of The Lost Knight, a British-style pub and night spot that opened less than three years ago in the former home of Barragan’s Mexican restaurant. Michael Francesconi and Matthew Glaser, who are listed on the liquor license application,  also own the Wolf & Crane bar […]

For Sale: 4 Units – Blocks from York Blvd in Highland Park

For Sale: 4 Units – Blocks from York Blvd in Highland Park

Sponsored Post 5746 Aldama St | $1,149,000 | Property Website Dana Coronado, Northeast LA Market Specialist, is pleased to present a value-add property blocks from the center of Highland Park’s hot spots and hip hangouts on York Blvd! The 4 Unit is a rare find and enticing opportunity to both owner-users or investors. The property […]