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News & Notes From Echo Park, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Echo Park, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake
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City Council takes up four proposed tax hikes to avoid layoffs and cuts to services. L.A. Times Court date set for suspect in Echo Park killing and police chase. Patch Brush fire breaks out next to 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock. Patch Silver Lake sixth graders take second place in statewide solar video contest. KCET […]

Silver Lake nightclub loses dance and live music permits

Silver Lake nightclub loses dance and live music permits

Photo by milesgehem/flickr The holidays are going to be relatively quiet at Los Globos, one of Silver Lake’s largest nightclubs,  after police cancelled its dance and live music permits.  The Sunset Boulevard music and dance venue, which has drawn large crowds after it was taken over by night club owner Steve Edelson last year, will […]

News & Notes From Atwater, Northeast L.A. & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Atwater, Northeast L.A. & Silver Lake

Totally Awesome Fabric Softener Display, Boyle Heights | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Silver Lake residents takes steps to preserve former Red Car trolley route as open space.  L.A. Times & Previously on The Eastsider Atwater Village trick-or-treaters gets a jump start on Halloween. Franklin Avenue Driver critically injured in 110 freeway crash.  Patch How to […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Mt. Washington

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Reservoir & Chain Link View, Silver Lake | Photo by Kenneth A. Wilson/Flickr Judge denies bail to Highland Park gang member described by police as a “major shot caller.”  Patch The billboard company behind Councilman Reyes’ motion to protect digital billboard business. L.A. Times Boyle Heights high school locked down after suspected car thief runs […]

A yurt of your own now renting in Silver Lake

A yurt of your own now renting in Silver Lake

Photos from craigslist.org For those who can’t afford to live in a million-dollar mid century home in Silver Lake, there is this yurt-like option now renting for $1,500 a month.   Real estate agent Brock Harris  came across the Craigslist ad for a “500 Sq feet circular tent type structure in LA’s urban jungle.”  The rent […]

Artists and school reach agreement to preserve East L.A. mural

Artists and school reach agreement to preserve East L.A. mural

Concept for Plaza La Primera/Johnny D. Gonzalez A group of artists and officials with a charter school have reached an agreement to preserve the tiled murals above the former First Street Store in East Los Angeles.  Plans to build a new middle and high school on the site of the now vacant store had raised […]

Lights out in Silver Lake

Lights out in Silver Lake

About 1,600 homes and businesses in Silver Lake lost power tonight and it might take up to 10 hours to have service restored, according to the  Department of Water Power. One  resident who was driving through the area said it appeared that the blackout was centered near Rowena and Hyperion avenues.   High winds started […]

Silver Lake coyote takes a snooze

Silver Lake coyote takes a snooze

Who can resist a cushy outdoor seat on a lazy Sunday afternoon? Not this coyote who wandered into the Silver Lake  backyard of Alexa Brinkschulte and settled in for a snooze. “It didn’t seem shy and stayed around for about 30 minutes and proceeded to actually take a nap,” said Brinkschulte, who lives near Waverly Terrace […]

News & Notes From East L.A., Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

News & Notes From East L.A., Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

Dark  Sky Over York, Highland Park | Photo by Eric Gibson Overspending and unexpected expenses prompts mayor to propose cutting more than 200 city jobs. L.A. Now Sheriff investigating discovery of  elderly women’s body in East L.A. CBS2 Mt. Washington Map House up for sale for $450,000. Curbed L.A. LAPD  honors officer six years after […]

Not everyone is a fan of fall color around the Silver Lake Reservoir

Not everyone is a fan of fall color around the Silver Lake Reservoir

Photos by Sandy Driscoll Sandy Driscoll was taking photo of a tree on the west side of the Silver Lake Reservoir that was bursting with color when a woman in her car pulled up and issued a warning: “Don’t even think about planting one of those … they’re so messy.”  I commented on how beautiful […]