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The life span of a Highland Park mural

The life span of a Highland Park mural

Nov. 23: New mural on Monte Vista near Avenue 52/Photo by Katrina Alexy Dec. 10: Mural after it was tagged and painted over/Katrina Alexy It’s tough being a Highland Park mural.  Only a little more than two weeks after it first appeared,  a new Highland Park mural on Monte Vista Street near Avenue 52 had [...]

East L.A. gets iced

East L.A. gets iced

Treading carefully on East L.A. snow/C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado Never mind that it was  warm and sunny in East Los Angeles on Saturday, one corner of the East L.A. Civic Center resembled a snowy mountain community. Dozens of kids played in the “snow,” tossed  snowballs and slid down a little hill.  Besides, the snow, [...]

Echo Park celebrates the holidays with marching bands, bacon-wrapped hot dogs and Santa

Echo Park celebrates the holidays with marching bands, bacon-wrapped hot dogs and Santa

Hollywood High band puts on a show at Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard Blue skies and warm weather greeted the drill teams, marching bands, classic cars and other entries that traveled down Sunset Boulevard today during the Echo Park Community Parade. The aroma of bacon-wrapped hot dogs drifted in the air as spectators, many [...]

Cars in Angeleno Heights hit by gunfire

Cars in Angeleno Heights hit by gunfire

Two parked cars were damaged Thursday night in Angeleno Heights after they were struck by bullets, police said. Several police units including a helicopter responded to multiple calls of gunfire that were heard at about 9:50 p.m. in the area of Ridge Way and Laveta Terrace, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the LAPD’s Rampart Division. [...]

One dead in Glassell Park car crash

One dead in Glassell Park car crash

View Larger Map A 27-year-old man died after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle and overturned at the intersection of Verdugo Road and York Boulevard in Glassell Park intersection this afternoon, police said. Diego Frias died from his injuries at Huntington Memorial Hospital; His passenger, Misty Site, 28 years old, sustained non-fatal [...]

Want to dress like a Boyle Heights Dandy? Then pull up your pants, put on a tie and take off that damn baseball hat

Want to dress like a Boyle Heights Dandy? Then pull up your pants, put on a tie and take off that damn baseball hat

Barrio Dandy John Carlos De Luna/Jesse Saucedo By Lucy Guanuna Lurex. Wool. Sharkskin. Lamé. For John Carlos de Luna, artist and founder of online vintage clothing store, Barrio Dandy Vintage, these are more than fabrics, they make up pieces representative of a time when men’s wardrobes exuded the style and aesthetic of glamour and chivalry. [...]

Ailing coyote takes a morning stroll through Echo Park

Ailing coyote takes a morning stroll through Echo Park

Photo by Echo Park resident An Echo Park woman caught sight of a sickly-looking coyote as it wandered near Mohawk and Reservoir streets on Tuesday morning. The scrawny coyote appeared to be on the hunt as it wandered the streets and sniffed out yards at about 10:45 a.m. The woman, who snapped photos as she [...]

Sponsored Post: Upscale Hillside Modern With Views & Outdoor Living – Open Tonight

Sponsored Post: Upscale Hillside Modern With Views & Outdoor Living – Open Tonight

Twilight Open House Tonight: 5 pm to 7 pm It’s rare these days you can find home that has every amenity you can imagine, usually you have to make some compromises.  But 3871 Filion Street is unlike any other home on the market today. Filion House has over 2,760 square-feet  of living space set out [...]

For Rent: Jr. Remodeled Unit – New Appliances

For Rent: Jr. Remodeled Unit – New Appliances

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 4375 York Blvd #119  |  $1,145/month | Property Website From The Rental Girl: Be the first one to live in this beautifully updated unit. It doesn’t get much nicer than this! Clean and pristine apartment for the taking. The unit features new hardwood floors (pergo), brand new kitchen with granite counters, [...]

You can thank Hollywood for today’s snow and slush in Echo Park

You can thank Hollywood for today’s snow and slush in Echo Park

Echo Park gas station turned winter wonderland. It was cold today but not cold enough for a film crew shooting a commercial at the new Chevron Gas station at the corner of Echo Park and Morton avenues.   A truck load of 300-pound blocks of ice was shaved into flakes and then blown and piled across [...]