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Police searching for stabbing suspect in Boyle Heights; victim is reportedly an off-duty sheriff’s deputy

Police searching for stabbing suspect in Boyle Heights; victim is reportedly an off-duty sheriff’s deputy

Boyle Heights— Officers with the LAPD Hollenbeck Division are searching for a suspect that stabbed a woman in the 3400 block of East 1st Street at about 5:49 a.m. this morning, said LAPD spokeswoman Officer Rosario Herrera. Several blocks near 1st and Lorena streets have been blocked off as officers conduct a search with assistance […]

Police searching Echo Park Lake after possible drowning

Police searching Echo Park Lake after possible drowning

The swan-shaped pedal boats at Echo Park Lake LAPD divers are searching Echo Park Lake for a possible drowning victim after a pedal boat capsized early this morning, according to the police and fire department officials. Details about what happened remain unclear.  Authorities were called to the lake shortly before 4 am after  one of […]

What about the pink? Echo Park’s Out of the Closet thrift shop to be replaced with apparel store

What about the pink? Echo Park’s Out of the Closet thrift shop to be replaced with apparel store

 Echo Park   —  What will replace the Out of the Closet store on Sunset Boulevard? A broker told LA Taco that the bright pink thrift store, which closed last weekend, would be a clothing store of some kind. Though not providing the exact name of the business, Jesse Paster, vice president of NAI Capital, which represents the […]

Found in Highland Park: Cream tan long-haired chihuahua mix puppy

Found in Highland Park: Cream tan long-haired chihuahua mix puppy

Found puppy – female long-haired chihuahua mix. Scruffy, cream and tan, approximately 10 lbs. Pink collar, no tags. Incredibly sweet and playful. Contact: jreed_27@hotmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all […]

Eastside Monday: Slime making workshop; East Hollywood Farmers’ Market; Plush Pony projects in El Sereno

Eastside Monday: Slime making workshop;  East Hollywood Farmers’ Market; Plush Pony projects in El Sereno

76 Monday, July 9 Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar and some bonus events to consider: The Malabar Library in Boyle Heights hosts Make Time for Slime, an art and science workshop for kids. The East Hollywood Certified Farmers’ Market is held at the Metro Red Line subway’s Hollywood/Western station plaza. Photos taken by […]

The latest on the deadly Silver Lake Trader Joe’s gunbattle and standoff

The latest on the deadly Silver Lake Trader Joe’s gunbattle and standoff

Photo by Gregory Feiner Here’s a recap and the latest information about Saturday’s gunbattle and standoff between police and a gunman at the Trader Joe’s on Hyperion Avenue, where one employee was killed and as many as 50 people were trapped or held hostage.  This recap was posted on Sunday morning and will be updated. […]

Eastside Saturday: Silver Lake songwriter’s workshop; Echo Park music & craft fest; Atwater Village animal rescue fundraiser

Eastside Saturday: Silver Lake songwriter’s workshop; Echo Park music & craft fest; Atwater Village animal rescue fundraiser

Saturday, July 21 Here are some of today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: A Songwriter Group Workshop in Silver Lake will provide useful feedback from an instructor and songwriters of all different levels. Wild Riot’s Summer Sessions in Echo Park will feature work from more than 40 artists […]

Echo Park is gaining a sake bar but losing an ice cream shop; Silver Lake’s soft sheet addition; sweets in Los Feliz

Echo Park is gaining a sake bar but losing an ice cream shop; Silver Lake’s soft sheet addition; sweets in Los Feliz

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Looks like the team that brought izakaya infused Tsubsaki in Echo Park are gearing up for another project, Eater LA reports. It’s a sake bar named Ototo and it’ll be right next to Tsubsaki in the coming months. Owners Courtney Kaplan and chef Charles Namba originally planned to occupy the former salon […]

The Beach Bus rides again between East L.A. and Santa Monica

The Beach Bus rides again between East L.A. and Santa Monica

Ludys and son Christian are Beach Bus regulars By BARRY LANK East Los Angeles  — The beach bus is rolling again between East L.A. and Santa Monica this summer. Every Friday at 10 am  until Sept. 3, a bus paid for by the County Department of Public Works picks up passengers at City Terrace Park and […]

Figueroa auto repair shops give way to new Highland Park development

Figueroa auto repair shops give way to new Highland Park development

The former Abdul’s Auto Care under renovation By BARRY LANK Highland Park  — Turning auto repair and body shops into offices, restaurants or shops could be a trend along Figueroa Street. Two such projects are already underway, and one of the developers says there will probably be more conversions on the neighborhood’s main street. Local […]