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Mongolia meets Echo Park during annual Lotus Festival

Mongolia meets Echo Park during annual Lotus Festival

ECHO PARK — With only about 2,000 Mongolians living in the Los Angeles area and no notable institutions to speak of,  getting familiar with Mongolian culture is a challenge.  And, despite what you may think, that platter of Mongolian BBQ you once ate is not authentic or even Mongolian (it was created in Taiwan).  But next […]

The era of the corner drug store fades away in Silver Lake

The era of the corner drug store fades away in Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE —  A few years after becoming a pharmacist, Dean Ng became the owner of  Sun Lake Drug store at Sunset Boulevard and Parkman Avenue. “I would never work for a chain,” said Ng, who joined the ranks of  the countless pharmacists who dispensed pills, cough medicine and advice from corner drug stores around […]

Found in Echo Park: Young female Husky dog

Found in Echo Park: Young female Husky dog

She wandered into my yard in Echo Park on Saturday, June 20th. She has no collar and no microchip, but seems to be in good health. Contact: (310) 691-0605 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. .   Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Pacific Organizing: Simplify Your World

Pacific Organizing: Simplify Your World

Sponsored Post Simply put, Pacific Organizing will help you simplify your world by sorting through, packing up and redirecting your belongings, so that you can live with only the things that you need and/or are important to you. We take away the extraneous and the clutter to give you more focus, more time, more peace, […]

Officer-involved shooting in Los Feliz leaves man in critical condition

Officer-involved shooting in Los Feliz leaves man in critical condition

LOS FELIZ – Police shot a man early this evening along a traffic-congested stretch of Los Feliz Boulevard after he appeared to be holding a weapon hidden in a towel, authorities said. The shooting took place at about 6:35 p.m. on Los Feliz Boulevard and Tica Drive after the man, standing on the curb on […]

Lost in Eagle Rock: Old orange/white cat

Lost in Eagle Rock: Old orange/white cat

Oliver is 22 years old, a medium sized orange and white cat who is blind in his left eye. He needs daily seizure medication, so finding him is urgent. He has weak back legs and is a bit senile, but we love him very much. Contact: 949 929 2156 Want to publish a Lost & […]

Obama visiting Eagle Rock and Highland Park on Friday?

Obama visiting Eagle Rock and Highland Park on Friday?

Obama motorcade | White House/Lawrence Jackson Looks like President Obama will be swinging through parts of Eagle Rock and Highland Park on Friday as part of a two-day visit to Los Angeles that begins this afternoon. An LAPD traffic advisory distributed by the Daily News and other news sites says that motorists should avoid the […]

For Sale: North Monrovia Charmer

For Sale: North Monrovia Charmer

Sponsored Post 1124 E. Lemon | $788,000 | Property Website Under a canopy of trees,sits this traditional 3 bd,2.5 bath home situated in the Tree City’ community of Monrovia.A red door welcomes you to a charming living room w/ gleaming hardwood floors,brick gas burning fireplace,built-in bookcases & plenty of windows to bring in the sunshine. […]

A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini

A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini

Bar Bandini remains under a wrap ECHO PARK — The interior of Bar Bandini  remains literally under wraps, with a large tarp covering the narrow Sunset Boulevard storefront. But the owners of Bar Bandini,  which occupies the former home of City Sip wine bar, have been posting photos on Instagram of the interior, which has been […]

Tujunga man identified as suspect in fatal Echo Park hit-and-run

Tujunga man identified as suspect in fatal Echo Park hit-and-run

Friends of Christian Donis sit by his sidewalk memorial ECHO PARK — Sang Won Jung, 26, of Tujunga has been booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run in connection with Friday’s fatal collision that left a 15-year-old skateboarder brain dead, according to a City News Service story carried on the Daily News. Jung is scheduled to appear […]