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News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock & Lincoln Heights

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock & Lincoln Heights
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Virgen de Guadalupe, Highland Park | Photo by Susan C. Weber/Flickr Police arrest man suspected of several Eagle Rock area vehicle thefts. LAPD/Facebook Black Friday shopping spree at the Atwater Village Best Buy. NBCLA Matched savings program helped Lincoln Heights father pay for his son’s college education. L.A. Times Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno & Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno & Highland Park

Bank & Temple, Echo Park | Photo by Stephen Roullier/Flickr Boyle Heights celebrates Thanksgiving with turkey and tamales. Boyle Heights Beat Never Enough Tamales: Highland Park school turns to tamales for fundraising. EGP News City Council takes another step to preserver El Sereno’s Elephant Hill as open space. EGP News Read the Full Story at […]

Found: Sweet and well groomed dog in Atwater

Found: Sweet and well groomed dog in Atwater

Submitted by C. Sanchez Found this dog on November 20th at 4pm, around Dover and Edenhurst. She is very sweet and not shy at all. I am sure someone is missing her. She was well groomed and fed. Please contact me ASAP if this is your dog, coxo123@gmail.com. We leave town for the long weekend […]

Found: Chow mix in Glassell Park

Found: Chow mix in Glassell Park

Submitted by J. Sobel I found this dog wandering through the intersection of El Paso Dr. and Division on Sunday, Nov 18 around 10 am.  She’s a chow mix, probably 10-15 years old.  She’s very sweet and great on a leash but has trouble walking, probably due to arthritis or a bad hip.  I’ve posted […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Glassell Park & Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Crosses & Graffiti, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Former Boyle Heights high school teacher pleads guilty to having sex with teenage students. CBS2 Police seeking help to find 14-year-old Highland Park runaway. Missing Kids Wife of motorcyclist who was left seriously injured after being hit by a car in Glassell Park is seeking […]

News & Notes From East L.A., Elysian Heights & Silver Lake

News & Notes From East L.A., Elysian Heights & Silver Lake

Color Conundrum, Silver Lake Artist Paul McCarthy buys East L.A. industrial building for $9 million. Money & Co. Results from this weekend’s Silver Lake Storm Watch. [sic] Pasadena museum pays tribute to former Elysian Heights wood cut artist Paul Landacre. Culture Monster Bloggers don’t live on comments alone! Support The Eastsider by purchasing a Reader […]

East L.A. festival mixes bicycling, safety & fun

East L.A. festival mixes bicycling, safety & fun

A kid-friendly lesson in bike safety./Photo by By C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado It wasn’t just the park ducks that were out and about  on Saturday enjoying the drizzly weather at the East Los Angeles Civic Center. Local families, too, came out for the East L.A. Safe Connections Festival, which featured Metro’s proposal to make […]

Construction crew has a close call with fast-rising L.A. River

Construction crew has a close call with fast-rising L.A. River

Fast rising L.A. River submerges pick up truck near Fletcher Drive. Photo by Peter Merryman It does not take much rain to quickly raise the water level of L.A. River. That’s what a construction crew working in the riverbed learned this afternoon as fast-rising water breached a temporary concrete barrier near Atwater Village, according to […]

Sister Aimee musical fails to inspire New York critics

Sister Aimee musical fails to inspire New York critics

The story of evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, who founded Angelus Temple in Echo Park, has captivated many people.  But New York theater critics are harder to please.  The Thursday night opening of “Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson” on Broadway met with some mixed reviews for the musical created by TV host […]

Is it time for Hermon to recover its lost identity?

Is it time for Hermon to recover its lost identity?

Via Marisol was once known as Hermon Avenue. The death of former councilman Arthur K. Snyder last week triggered a tweet and suggestion from the former Highland Park blogger known as Waltarrrr: Former LA Councilman Art Snyder is dead. So can we please revert Via Marisol back to Hermon Avenue now??? #90042 Huh? What does […]