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Summer creative writing camp expands to Silver Lake

Summer creative writing camp expands to Silver Lake

Writopia Lab, a nonprofit organization that offers creative writing workshops after school, over breaks and throughout the summer to kids between the ages of 6-18, is expanding to Silver Lake with summer workshops. “In these camps, published authors and produced playwrights will work with students to develop, write, and showcase their own short stories, poetry, [...]

On The Agenda: Echo Park council committee takes up high school and housing plans

On The Agenda: Echo Park council committee takes up high school and housing plans

By Tony Cella Developers are busy across Echo Park constructing and preparing to build new homes and other projects. But there’s even more projects in the pipeline. Tonight, June 11, several projects, including new housing on Sunset Boulevard and a new high school on Beverly Boulevard, are scheduled to be presented before the Echo Park [...]

Mega Man As Art: Echo Park gallery pays tribute to video game nostalgia

Mega Man As Art: Echo Park gallery pays tribute to video game nostalgia

Story and Photos by Nathan Solis With the opening this past weekend of  “Entertainment System” show, the Echo Park gallery space iam8bit  celebrates the home video game console and all the characters that it has spawned over the decades. It was a colorful show and a thrilling opening night on Saturday, with hundreds of adults [...]

News & Notes From East L.A. And Echo Park

News & Notes From East L.A. And Echo Park

Downtown View Between Hedges, Mt. Washington | John Sequeria/Eastsider Flickr Pool Neighbors recall the capture of “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez on their East L.A. street. Car fire awakens Echo Park residents. State Senator Kevin De Leon, who represents portions of Echo Park, Highland Park and Silver Lake, subpoenaed by U.S. Attorney. Today’s links gathered from [...]

Lost: Key chain with brass sailboat in Silver Lake

Lost: Key chain with brass sailboat in Silver Lake

I lost my keys on June 5, 2013. They were lost on Rowena Blvd, OR West Silver Lake Drive intersection by Silver Lake Blvd. There is a small brass sailboat attached to an Altadena Works keyring. There are two keys on it, one has green plastic on it. Contact thatshowyouloosethem@gmail.com. Want to publish a Lost [...]

Rampart Division police captain reassigned after DUI arrest

Rampart Division police captain reassigned after DUI arrest

Capt. Steve Ruiz/LAPD Captain Steve Ruiz has been reassigned to other duties in the wake of his  May 30 arrest on suspicion of drunk driving, L.A. Now reports. It’s not clear who is now in charge of the Rampart Division, which includes the portions of Echo Park and Silver Lake south of Sunset Boulevard. An [...]

Dodgers in “sensitive discussions” to bring another sports team to play in Chavez Ravine

Dodgers in “sensitive discussions” to bring another sports team to play in Chavez Ravine

Photo by Scott Fajack Who the Dodgers owners are talking to is not clear but an L.A. Times story  provides turns up the most recent evidence that the team’s new owners are actively looking at developing the acres of land and parking lots that surround the stadium. The new piece of information surfaced in a [...]

Good Morning! Good Girl Dinette now serving breakfast with a tasty Vietnamese twist

Good Morning! Good Girl Dinette now serving breakfast with a tasty Vietnamese twist

Breakfast is served at Good Girl Dinette/Valentina Silva Turmeric Dill Hash/Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva If there’s one thing Figueroa Street needs it’s breakfast. There are some notable staples—Antigua Bread, Metro Balderas, La Fuente—but there’s no denying that some new blood is in order. That’s why I was intrigued when I heard that Good Girl [...]

“Historic” Highland Park cafe property up for sale

“Historic” Highland Park cafe property up for sale

Who can’t help but smile when passing by the sombrero-wearing red pepper with a mustache painted on the side of Chico’s Cafe in  Highland Park?  The cafe has been serving burritos, huevos rancheros and other Mexican staples for about two decades out of a  bright-yellow box of a building  that shares a large corner lot [...]

Eastside Property: Live like a king in a City Terrace castle

Eastside Property: Live like a king in a City Terrace castle

Castle Wooline/Courtesy Jack Sullivan The narrow and winding streets of City Terrace are lined with some oranate Spanish Colonial-style homes complete with turrets, zig-zagging stairways and balconies. One of those homes, a duplex on Woolwine Drive, was purchased and renovated by Jack Sullivan and Felis Stella. The couple live downstairs  in what they call Castle [...]