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Lost in Silver Lake: Small dog named Oso

Lost in Silver Lake: Small dog named Oso

Please be on the look out for Oso. She is about 20 lbs, small dog mix, with 2 tone brown and white chest. Long hair on ears and tail. Lost at Fountain and Sanborn Contact: 323 804 0288 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill out a form [...]

Pizza proceeds to benefit Echo Park parenting group

Pizza proceeds to benefit Echo Park parenting group

Echo Parenting & Education, a long-time nonprofit that offers parenting classes, is teaming up with a local restaurant for a month-long Piece of of Pie pizza fundraiser. During November, Mohawk Bend will give Echo Park Parenting & Education $4 for each of the specialty pizzas created for the fundraiser event. In honor of Echo Park [...]

Silver Lake family’s creative carving makes for eye-catching Halloween creature

Silver Lake family’s creative carving makes for eye-catching Halloween creature

How do you top a giant spider made out of pumpkins, squash and rebar? That was the challenge this year as the Vidal family of Silver Lake looked for inspiration for their annual Pumpkin Sculpture that would decorate their front lawn in time for Halloween.  After last year’s spider-shaped creation,  eight-year-old Levi Vidal suggested that [...]

Zombies take a stand against Echo Park gang injunction

Zombies take a stand against Echo Park gang injunction

Gang injunction protestors gather at Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard/Kim Pesenti A large group of protestors, some dressed up as zombies, took to the streets of Echo Park early Saturday night as part of a demonstration against the Echo Park area gang injunction. The demonstration, dubbed the Zombie Takeover, was organized by the Youth [...]

Virtual mannequin man makes a move to Highland Park

Virtual mannequin man makes a move to Highland Park

Two years ago animation artist and director David Lewandowski, who created the opening title segment for TRON:Legacy, created a short, 49-second  film titled “Going To The Store,” which featured a naked, faceless mannequin who hopped around the Ocean Park section of Santa Monica.  The animated feature was fun, silly and a hit on YouTube, where  [...]

Highland Park jazz performances turn into a high school reunion

Highland Park jazz performances turn into a high school reunion

Greg Samuel on trombone joins his former students for Sunday night jazz./Nathan Solis Christian Castillo (left) and Robert Nava/Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis At  La Cuevita on Figueroa, the sound of a trombone solo cuts through the air on a busy Sunday night at the Highland Park bar. It’s not an intruding sound, but more [...]

Gunman shoots at officers in Highland Park

Gunman shoots at officers in Highland Park

Scene at Marmion Way & Ave 57. #highlandpark #lockdown90042 pic.twitter.com/T6IaYFaHu3 — Highland Park (@HLP90042) October 25, 2013 Police have sealed off a section of Highland Park tonight as they search for a suspect who fired several shots at patrol officers. No officers were hit during the shooting that took place at about 7:30 pm in [...]

Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy you in Silver Lake? Two bedrooms and a big lawn

Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy you in Silver Lake? Two bedrooms and a big lawn

The listing for this two-bedroom, one-bath Silver Lake house on Redesdale Avenue near the reservoir invites house hunters to map it on Google and take in the grounds of a “Casita compound” that features a classic Spanish-Colonial Revival style home, four outdoor patios and large backyard lawn. “The huge grassy lot awaits your next adventure. [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. and Echo Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. and Echo Park

Judson Studios, Garvanza | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Photo Pool Councilman Huizar supporters remain loyal in wake of sexual harassment charges. Motivational speaker’s wheelchair crushed by bus on York Boulevard. Remembering Elliott Smith 10 years after his death in Echo Park. The story behind the teen drama East Los High. 14 hours with Councilman Tom LaBonge. Sleepy [...]

Storefront Report: Tasty Mama’s fills empty Hermon corner cafe

Storefront Report: Tasty Mama’s fills empty Hermon corner cafe

Photo Courtesy Tasty Mama’s Blueberry zucchini muffins await/Courtesy Tasty Mama’s By Nathan Solis Seasonal fruits and vegetables are important at Tasty Mama’s, the new cafe in Hermon that’s boasting a menu with smoothies and pastries made in-store. Owner Sharine Xuan, originally from nearby South Pasadena, champions the idea of ambiance and L.A. pride for her [...]