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Beyond Cheese: Eagle Rock’s Milkfarm stocks up on sandwiches, bread & gourmet goodies

Beyond Cheese: Eagle Rock’s Milkfarm stocks up on sandwiches, bread & gourmet goodies
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Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva EAGLE ROCK –– If there’s one food thing Northeast L.A. needed, it was cheese. While Auntie Em’s on Eagle Rock Boulevard does have a small selection of great cheeses, up until a few weeks ago, the true cheese shop experience required a trip to Pasadena or Silver Lake. […]

Demo Watch: Morton Avenue house in Echo Park gets torn apart

Demo Watch: Morton Avenue house in Echo Park gets torn apart

ECHO PARK — An 111-year-old house on Morton Avenue looks like it is being demolished. But, at least as far as the city is concerned, this is major remodel – not a demolition. Building permits for the house at 1708 Morton Avenue describe this project as a “ground floor addition and major remodel to single-family […]

Morning Report: Silver Lake area shooting victim identified; fire out in Atwater Village; Boyle Heights shul hosts first art show

Morning Report: Silver Lake area shooting victim identified; fire out in Atwater Village; Boyle Heights shul hosts first art show

Palm & Sunset, Echo Park | Andriana Baker/Instagram News & Notes: The victim who was fatally shot outside a Silver Lake area Del Taco on Thursday was identified as 19-year-old Christopher Hernandez.  L.A. Now reports that Hernandez  had gotten into an argument with another man after attending his brother’s graduation ceremony at nearby Thomas Star […]

L.A. Council members make a big splash on the L.A. River

L.A. Council members make a big splash on the L.A. River

Echo Park’s Lotus Festival used to be the scene of an annual canoe race between employees or rival council districts.  But maybe now it’s time to move that competition to the L.A. River.  That’s where council members Mitch O’Farrell and Nury Martinez raced in kayaks in a not-so-serious competition for the first-ever Golden Paddle,  an […]

For Sale: The Acresite Apartments

For Sale: The Acresite Apartments

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 2910 Acresite St. | $1.068 million | Property Website Are you aware of the millions of dollars to be invested in revamping the Los Angeles River? Here’s your chance to take advantage of an incredible opportunity to own adjacent to the LA River in Atwater Village! The Coronado Real Estate […]

Morning Report: 16-year-old drowns in East L.A. pool; plaque honors Silver Lake gay rights landmark

Morning Report: 16-year-old drowns in East L.A. pool; plaque honors Silver Lake gay rights landmark

News & Notes: A 16-year-old Garfield High school student with autism drowned during a school field trip to a community swimming pool in East L.A., reports NBCLA.  The family of Erick Ortiz, who did not know how to swim, said they had granted permission for Ortiz to be taken to a park but not inside […]

Storefront Report: When will that new organic food store open in Echo Park?

Storefront Report:  When will that new organic food store open in Echo Park?

New Lassen’s underway in Echo Park Store owner Peter Lassen pictured last year in future Echo Park Lassen’s ECHO PARK —  It’s been nearly a year since Lassen’s,  an upscale grocery store chain specializing in organic foods  and vitamins,  announced it was an opening a store inside the vacant Save A Lot space.  A recent visit […]

Echo Park murder victim identified

Echo Park murder victim identified

ECHO PARK –  Police identified the victim of Sunday’s fatal shooting as 35-year-old John Alvarado. Detective Julian Pere with the Rampart Division said  the shooting is believed to be gang related but police have few details about the suspects.  The victim was near his home when he was shot  on Sunday, June 1 shortly before […]

Canada Geese flock to Silver Lake

Canada Geese flock to Silver Lake

Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE  —   Sandy Driscoll snapped a shot of some Canada Geese as they took in some late afternoon sun by the Silver Lake Reservoir. Photo by Sandy Driscoll Photo by Sandy Driscoll Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Camping out by the L.A. River

Camping out by the L.A. River

GLASSELL PARK — There were campfires, ghosts stories and passing Metrolink passenger trains during Saturday night’s “First Ever L.A. River Camp Out.” Of course, homeless people live and sleep along the river channel but technically it has not been legal to camp out on the river for decades. Saturday night’s campout, organized by the arts […]