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Rainbows over Silver Lake

Rainbows over Silver Lake

Huge Rainbowzilla over Silver Lake right now pic.twitter.com/aKnQR30FNC — Erica Farjo (@ericafarjo) December 19, 2013 Single and double rainbows have spotted and photographed this afternoon as they arc across the sky over Silver Lake.  Photos are popping across Instagram and Twitter as residents take in the show. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Bulletin Board: Donate today to help Echo Park resident with transplant costs.

Bulletin Board: Donate today to help Echo Park resident  with transplant costs.

Submitted by Nicole Nicole Buckley James Patrick Aspinall is a 27-year-old Echo Park resident battling Cystic Fibrosis and is awaiting a double lung transplant at USC Hospital.. We have already received so much support from friends and family but as we await the transplant we are doing all that we can to meet our goal! [...]

Bulletin Board: Donate today to help Echo Park resident with transplant costs.

Bulletin Board: Donate today to help Echo Park resident  with transplant costs.

Submitted by Nicole Nicole Buckley James Patrick Aspinall is a 27-year-old Echo Park resident battling Cystic Fibrosis and is awaiting a double lung transplant at USC Hospital.. We have already received so much support from friends and family but as we await the transplant we are doing all that we can to meet our goal! [...]

Bulletin Board: Donate today to help Echo Park resident with transplant costs.

Bulletin Board: Donate today to help Echo Park resident  with transplant costs.

Submitted by Nicole Nicole Buckley James Patrick Aspinall is a 27-year-old Echo Park resident battling Cystic Fibrosis and is awaiting a double lung transplant at USC Hospital.. We have already received so much support from friends and family but as we await the transplant we are doing all that we can to meet our goal! [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Echo Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Echo Park

Palm and Christmas Tree Lot, Highland Park | Nathan Solis/Eastsider Flickr Pool Echo Park ficus fracas makes the evening news. Boyle Heights residents raise concerns about the transformation of  a home for the elderly into transitional housing for the mentally ill. The Eastsider thanks Planaria Price & Murray Burns of Angeleno Heights for purchasing a [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Echo Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Echo Park

Palm and Christmas Tree Lot, Highland Park | Nathan Solis/Eastsider Flickr Pool Echo Park ficus fracas makes the evening news. Boyle Heights residents raise concerns about the transformation of  a home for the elderly into transitional housing for the mentally ill. The Eastsider thanks Planaria Price & Murray Burns of Angeleno Heights for purchasing a [...]

Echo Park tree lovers rally to save urban forest

Echo Park tree lovers rally to save urban forest

The Board of Public Works is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a recommendation to cut down 35 trees along Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park as part of a street and sidewalk improvement project. The trees – which range from giant ficus with two-foot wide trunks to scraggly chitalpas – have been found to have either damaged [...]

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 [...]