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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Eagle Rock bungalow; Hermon condo; Silver Lake 4-unit

Eagle Rock bungalow; Hermon condo; Silver Lake 4-unit

Around four 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: 3-bedroom bungalow with a backyard studio and a finished attic. $1,298,000. Hermon: 2-bedroom condo in a top-floor corner. $499,000. Silver Lake: 4-unit building, with three […]

Park your car on the parkway? You will risk getting a $68 ticket starting Monday

Park your car on the parkway? You will risk getting a $68 ticket starting Monday

Parking in a “driveway apron” is okay except if your vehicle hangs over the sidewalk or street | Courtesy LADOT City parking enforcement officers will begin ticketing motorists who park their vehicles on parkways — that strip of public land between the curb and sidewalk — beginning Monday, Aug 14. The L.A. Department of Transportation […]

Price cuts on Echo Park duplex fixer; El Sereno 5-bedroom; 1904 Highland Park Craftsman

Price cuts on Echo Park duplex fixer; El Sereno 5-bedroom; 1904 Highland Park Craftsman

Prices on about 40 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park: $60,000 cut on a duplex, with two bedrooms and one bath in each unit. Requires cosmetic fixes. $720,000. El Sereno: Price drops $50,000 on a 5-bedroom/6-bathroom on […]

Enjoy the Views From Vantage Point — Luxury Hilltop Townhomes in Echo Park

Enjoy the Views From Vantage Point — Luxury Hilltop Townhomes in Echo Park

Sponsored Post Twilight Open House With Complimentary Wine Tasting and On-Site Sommelier Tuesday August 8th 5 PM – 8 PM Vantage Point Crossmarket Communities proudly presents Vantage Point; four luxury multi-level townhomes located at the top of Lucretia Avenue in highly sought-after Echo Park. Standing 3-stories tall, these homes offer uninterrupted panoramic views of Downtown […]

Campaign finance reform stalls; last of Echo Park dive bars closes; bishop faces suspension

Campaign finance reform stalls; last of Echo Park dive bars closes; bishop faces suspension

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Efforts to reform the city’s campaign contributions laws, including a proposal to ban donations from developers seeking to build new projects, have gone nowhere at City Hall. L.A. Times Six-year-old Elysa Shapiro, who is being […]

Campaign finance reform stalls; last of Echo Park dive bars closes; bishop faces suspension

Campaign finance reform stalls; last of Echo Park dive bars closes; bishop faces suspension

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Efforts to reform the city’s campaign contributions laws, including a proposal to ban donations from developers seeking to build new projects, have gone nowhere at City Hall. L.A. Times Six-year-old Elysa Shapiro, who is being […]