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Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies

Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies
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Sidewalk memorial for Jaime Aguilar The motorcyclist who crashed on Thursday night while in an apparent street race through Echo Park has died, police said today. The victim, 20-year-old Jaime Aguilar of Los Angeles, died Saturday morning from his injuries, according to Detective Felix Padilla with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. Aguilar and the driver […]

News & Notes From Cypress Park, El Sereno And Lincoln Heights

News & Notes From Cypress Park, El Sereno And Lincoln Heights

Angelus Temple, Echo Park | The Eastsider After a year-long deployment in Afghanistan, single-dad  makes a surprise Valentine’s Day visit to his kids’ schools in Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights. New trees take root at Ascot Hills Park. The Eastsider thanks  a resident of Highland Park who wishes to remain anonymous for purchasing a Reader […]

Shopper & Diner: Prix Fixe with a gift in Atwater; Los Feliz’s Dumb Starbucks goes dark; & Echo Park Pop-up settles down

Shopper & Diner: Prix Fixe with a gift in Atwater; Los Feliz’s Dumb Starbucks goes dark; & Echo Park Pop-up settles down

Chloe’s at Golden Road Brewery | Photo courtesy Chole’s By Marni Epstein Chloe’s at Golden Road is offering craft beer and prix fixe option for diners this Valentine’s Day. The private event space at the Atwater Village brewery is dishing up this specialty menu by Chef Adam Lavoe alongside live music from 7 pm -11 pm […]

Lost in Echo Park: Akita-shepherd mix named Dutchess

Lost in Echo Park: Akita-shepherd mix named Dutchess

Dutchess, Shepherd/Akita mix with white spotted knee socks and ruff very tall ears fled sandblasting workmen at 2230 Lemoyne St x Cerro Gordon at 4:30 this afternoon Feb 13. New Mexico style printed collar has nameplate with number (323) 66-49026 which may not be taking messages,  so please call cell (213) 281-8074/ Want to publish […]

Lost in Echo Park: Cat named Buddy

Lost in Echo Park: Cat named Buddy

This is a LONG shot but sadly my cat got out late Fri night and we have NOT been able to find him,looked everywhere, posted flyers ect ect….and I’m asking for any help for those who live in ” ECHO PARK-BAXTER-AVON AREA “-Were up in the hills here and it’s wild, so we are very […]

City may offer a helping hand to fix Florence Nightingale statue

City may offer a helping hand to fix Florence Nightingale statue

Temporary hands have been attached to the statue with wire. The long-neglected statue of Florence Nightingale in Lincoln Park has gotten a lot of attention in the past week.  Last Thursday, The Eastsider pointed out how the nearly 80-year-old statue that honors the champion of modern nursing remained damaged while other landmarks in the park […]

Does “Figueroa Plaza” sound like Highland Park to you?

Does “Figueroa Plaza” sound like Highland Park to you?

The newly expanded Vons shopping center at Figueroa Street and La Loma Road in Eagle Rock is nearing completion, with a roster of  tenants that includes The Habit (grilled onions, please), Wells Fargo, T-Mobile and Supercuts, according to information posted inside the supermarket.  While some residents might take issue with the preponderance of chain stores, others […]

New Lincoln Heights park is ready but public remains fenced out

New Lincoln Heights park is ready but public remains fenced out

Temporary fencing closes off Ed. P. Reyes River Greenway Water cascades down into a rock-lined pool.  Newly planted trees and flowering shrubs sway in the breeze.  Burgundy colored benches  await visitors while pathways and bridges beckon to those who want to take a short stroll.   After more than a year of construction, the new […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Little black cat

Lost in Silver Lake: Little black cat

Our little, all black cat whose name is martini has been missing for 3 days. He’s pretty friendly but slippery to catch. He likes to meow when he’s indoors. He loves following other cats!! He usually wears a purple collar. He was last seen wearing it. He went missing from micheltorena st, mid block just […]

Street Gallery: Sunset Junction features WikiLeaks founder

Street Gallery: Sunset Junction features WikiLeaks founder

Photo by Jesse Saucedo A mural at Sanborn Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard in Silver Lake features what appear to be the face of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.   Looks like the work by the muralist  Mear One went up a few days ago, according to photographer Jesse Saucedo. Who are those two other guys behind […]