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Transportation agency to focus attention and dollars on dangerous Atwater-Glendale rail crossing

Transportation agency to focus attention and dollars on dangerous Atwater-Glendale rail crossing

Metrolink train passing through the Doran Street crossing. There are only a few crossings along the nearly two-mile long border between North Atwater Village and Glendale, which are separated by a busy rail line that runs parallel to San Fernando Road. One of those railroad crossings at Doran Street and San Fernando Road  is actually [...]

Transportation agency to focus attention and dollars on dangerous Atwater-Glendale rail crossing

Transportation agency to focus attention and dollars on dangerous Atwater-Glendale rail crossing

Metrolink train passing through the Doran Street crossing. There are only a few crossings along the nearly two-mile long border between North Atwater Village and Glendale, which are separated by a busy rail line that runs parallel to San Fernando Road. One of those railroad crossings at Doran Street and San Fernando Road  is actually [...]

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

Charles Fisher | Photo by Marni Esptein By Marni Epstein Charlie Fisher has watched Northeast L.A. change around him over his lifetime. He grew up in Mt. Washington and has lived in Highland Park for more than two decades. While the evolution of neighborhoods  is a large part of what he loves about Los Angeles,  [...]

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

Charles Fisher | Photo by Marni Esptein By Marni Epstein Charlie Fisher has watched Northeast L.A. change around him over his lifetime. He grew up in Mt. Washington and has lived in Highland Park for more than two decades. While the evolution of neighborhoods  is a large part of what he loves about Los Angeles,  [...]

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

Charles Fisher | Photo by Marni Esptein By Marni Epstein Charlie Fisher has watched Northeast L.A. change around him over his lifetime. He grew up in Mt. Washington and has lived in Highland Park for more than two decades. While the evolution of neighborhoods  is a large part of what he loves about Los Angeles,  [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Eagle Rock

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Eagle Rock

Rainbow Mailboxes, Echo Park | Sandy Driscoll Boyle Heights mixed-used project draws criticism from neighbors and councilman. Eagle Rock High athlete and animal lover seeking to lead girls’ basketball team into division championship. The Eastsider welcomes Marinaccio Law as a new advertising sponsor. Want to help  blog about neighborhood people, issues and meetings?  Send over [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Eagle Rock

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Eagle Rock

Rainbow Mailboxes, Echo Park | Sandy Driscoll Boyle Heights mixed-used project draws criticism from neighbors and councilman. Eagle Rock High athlete and animal lover seeking to lead girls’ basketball team into division championship. The Eastsider welcomes Marinaccio Law as a new advertising sponsor. Want to help  blog about neighborhood people, issues and meetings?  Send over [...]

New signs and stripes for L.A. River path

New signs and stripes for L.A. River path

New striping on the L.A. River Path | Rio Optos New river signage | LADOT Bike Blog Cyclists as well as pedestrians have taken note of some improvements – including new striping and signage – that have popped up recently along the L.A. River pathway as it runs through Elysian Valley and Silver Lake.  “Over [...]

New signs and stripes for L.A. River path

New signs and stripes for L.A. River path

New striping on the L.A. River Path | Rio Optos New river signage | LADOT Bike Blog Cyclists as well as pedestrians have taken note of some improvements – including new striping and signage – that have popped up recently along the L.A. River pathway as it runs through Elysian Valley and Silver Lake.  “Over [...]

Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies

Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies

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 [...]