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Update: Suspect in Whittier Boulevard bus stabbing shown in video

Update: Suspect in Whittier Boulevard bus stabbing shown in video

East Los Angeles — The L.A. County Sheriff’s Departments has released a surveillance video of the suspect who stabbed a man several times onboard a bus Monday morning as it traveled on Whittier Boulevard. The video shows a man wearing shorts, a  striped shirt, glasses and a blue cap standing at the back of a […]

Fire breaks out in Echo Park home

Fire breaks out in Echo Park home

Echo Park — Firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze that broke out in the attic of a small home tonight in the 1700 block of Lucretia Avenue. One firefighter at the scene said it appeared that the one-story home was vacant when the fire was reported at about 8:15 pm. Sign up for Breaking Neighborhood News via […]

The Eastsider keeps you informed and connected to your community

The Eastsider keeps you informed and connected to your community

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Teen saved from Griffith Park sewer; men plead guilty to Boyle Heights fire bombings; new DASH routes

Teen saved from Griffith Park sewer; men plead guilty to Boyle Heights fire bombings; new DASH routes

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Thirteen-year-old Jesse Hernandez was rescued after falling into an old network of sewers and drains in Griffith Park. Now, officials are looking at why the abandoned maintenance building where Hernandez fell through a wooden plank into […]

Exquisite Homes in Silver Lake and Highland Park from Tracy Do

Exquisite Homes in Silver Lake and Highland Park from Tracy Do

Sponsored Post 1130 Sanborn Ave. | Silver Lake A rare find in prime Silver Lake, this refurbished Victorian circa 1910 is an exquisite remnant of LA’s historic past. Over the course of a decade the home has been meticulously restored, including system improvements and stylish modern updates that mesh seamlessly with original heritage elements. On […]

Stylish Modern in a Coveted Silver Lake Neighborhood

Stylish Modern in a Coveted Silver Lake Neighborhood

Sponsored Post 1831 Redcliff Street | Silver Lake Combining hard-to-find 1970s bones with stylish and modern updates, this Silver Lake home is the perfect combination of new and old. Reimagined by designer Kathryn McCullough, this single level 3-bedroom/2-bath home greets you with a dramatic entryway with high ceilings and stunning architectural details. An open concept […]

Sheriff’s deputy in East L.A. shoots man armed with knife, officials say

Sheriff’s deputy in East L.A. shoots man armed with knife, officials say

EAST LOS ANGELES — An L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a man armed with a knife Wednesday night in the 1000 block of S. Leonard Avenue near Whittier Boulevard, officials said. Here’s a rundown of the shooting that took place at about 7:19 pm: “Detectives have learned East Los Angeles Station received a call […]

Meet the woman in charge of building L.A.’s new Sixth Street Bridge

Meet the woman in charge of building L.A.’s new Sixth Street Bridge

Julie Allen | Courtesy Bureau of Engineering By JAVIER ROJAS City civil engineer Julie Allen is no stranger to high-profile and complicated projects. She was involved in the rehabilitation of Echo Park Lake and Machado Lake. Now, she’s in charge of her biggest project yet — the $482 million replacement of the Sixth Street Viaduct […]

Bagel lovers still waiting for Brooklyn Bagel to reopen

Bagel lovers still waiting for Brooklyn Bagel to reopen

Remodeling work underway for Brooklyn Bagel BY BARRY LANK HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN – The sorely missed Brooklyn Bagel Bakery on Beverly Boulevard is set to return, says the owner, Vanik Elchibegian. They have a new oven – which just needs to be installed – as well as a new coffee machine and a new bagel display […]

Arrests in homeless shooting; Dodgers pre-season ends on a ‘foul’ odor; Boyle Heights students win robotics prize

Arrests in homeless shooting; Dodgers pre-season ends on a ‘foul’ odor; Boyle Heights students win robotics prize

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Two suspects were arrested in connection with shooting two homeless men in an encampment next to the Arroyo Seco Parkway (110 Freeway) in Montecito Heights. One of the victims, 31-year-old Daniel Duarte, died of his […]