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Morning Report: Boyle Heights mariachi-themed 5k runs into trouble; freeway crash and fire near Elysian Park

Morning Report: Boyle Heights mariachi-themed 5k runs into trouble; freeway crash and fire near Elysian Park
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Shadows on Third Street, East Los Angeles | Aurelio José Barrera News & Notes: A mariachi-themed 5k run through Boyle Heights has generated opposition from some neighborhood mariachis and elected officials, reports ABC7. One person was injured during a freeway collision and fire near Elysian Park, reports City News/Daily News. Bloggers don’t live on comments […]

Found in Silver Lake: Small white and grey cat

Found in Silver Lake: Small white and grey cat

A small white and grey cat/kitten came to our door in Silver Lake the other night. It has a reflective collar with a bell but no tags. Very soft and semi-long fur.Contact: 860-307-8115 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Police shoot man armed with shotgun in Boyle Heights

Police shoot man armed with shotgun in Boyle Heights

View Larger Map BOYLE HEIGHTS — An LAPD officer shot a mentally-ill man armed with a shotgun this afternoon in the 3200 block of E. Lanfranco Street, according to  CBS2 and other media. The man, who  was taken to a hospital for treatment, was shot at about 1:40 p.m. after he refused to drop his weapon. […]

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing death [updated]

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing death [updated]

A skateboard taped to a lamppost was part of a sidewalk memorial taking shape on Sunset boulevard ECHO PARK — The man who was stabbed  during a Friday night argument with  three suspects on Sunset Boulevard has died from his wounds, police said today. Police this morning were looking for surveillance videos and conducting probation […]

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing

Bystanders gather near the stabbing scene on Sunset Boulevard ECHO PARK — Police are searching for three suspects tonight in connection with the stabbing of a man on Sunset Boulevard as the street was busy with crowds attending the Echo Park Rising music festival. The man was stabbed during an altercation with three suspects on […]

Eastside Weekend: Frida2014 in East L.A.; Echo Park Rising; vegan fun in Glassell Park

Eastside Weekend: Frida2014 in East L.A.; Echo Park Rising; vegan fun in Glassell Park

Artist Juan Solis during a “live painting” at Frida2014 exhibit at ChiMaya | Photo by Steve Saldivar All About Frida: The ChiMaya Art Gallery is currently presenting its Frida 2014 group show featuring images of Frida Kahlo created by more than 60 artists. The two pieces in the show created by Juan Solis sold so […]

Glamper’s Paradise in Eagle Rock!

Glamper’s Paradise in Eagle Rock!

Sponsored Post Open House: Sunday, August 17 | 2 pm – 5 pm & Tuesday, August 19 | 11 am – 2 pm Imagine a place where you can live, work and camp by the fireside … a home with an enchanting garden producing fruits, vegetables and herbs on a drip irrigation system. Welcome home […]

Morning Report: Macy’s to pay $950k over Lincoln Heights employee decapitation; free Wi-Fi coming to Echo Park Lake

Morning Report: Macy’s to pay $950k over Lincoln Heights employee decapitation; free Wi-Fi coming to Echo Park Lake

Boyle Heights | John Sequeria/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes Macy’s has agreed to pay $950,000 over the 2009 death of an employee whose body was crushed and decapitated by machinery at the company’s Lincoln Heights distribution center, reports the L.A. County District Attorney.  Roy Polanco was killed after he fell into an unguarded part […]

Drone On: Sky-high views of Mariachi Plaza & Hollenbeck Park

Drone On: Sky-high views of Mariachi Plaza & Hollenbeck Park

BOYLE HEIGHTS –  Eventually these drone videos will become passé but for now we will keep posting some of these dramatic and often dizzying images. Today’s pair of drone videos uploaded by YouTube user Erick Molinar features two Boyle Heights landmarks: Mariachi Plaza and Hollenbeck Park. The drone buzzing over Mariachi Plaza gets a close […]

Film festival brings movie magic to Highland Park

Film festival brings movie magic to Highland Park

By Nathan Solis HIGHLAND PARK — Organizers of the Highland Park Independent Film Festival want to unite a community with movie magic. It’s no simple task, what with the neighborhood being so diverse. Some prefer action, romance, some like comedies and others want to see their stories told on the screen. Festival hosted screenings have […]