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Classical Silver Lake

Classical Silver Lake

Photo by Jeanne Wyshak The Silver Lake Library was a busy place today, with a used book sale and an afternoon flute concert by the Sterling Flute Choir.   Jeanne Wyshak took the photo above and enjoyed the music. The “Sterling Flute ensemble bills themselves as ‘amateurs’, but  they are very good musicians,” she said. Read [...]

New Echo Park Lake is still home to old landmarks

New Echo Park Lake is still home to old landmarks

Fountains being tested at Echo Park Lake. With Echo Park Lake scheduled to reopen next month after being closed for nearly two years, some familiar sights and landmarks have emerged beyond the green construction fencing that circles the park. Today, for example, the fountains in the middle of the lake once again soared into the [...]

Montecito Heights area cockfighting ring shut down

Montecito Heights area cockfighting ring shut down

Police have broken up a cockfighting ring that bused in spectators to a property on the border of El Sereno and Montecito Heights to watch  the bloodsport in a  fighting ring  camouflaged with shrubbery and tarps.   The City Attorney’s office announced earlier this month  that it planned to charge about 20 people, including property owner [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock And Echo Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock And Echo Park

Resident and firefighter injured during Echo Park house fire. Patch New solar array cuts Occidental College power use by 23% in first month. Occidental Weekly Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council looking for a new logo. Facebook Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

New palm trees and irrigation system in the works for Elysian Park

New palm trees and irrigation system in the works for Elysian Park

Palms have become infected with deadly Fusarium wilt fungus Plans  to replace  Elysian Park’s ailing Avenue of the Palms and an equally troubled irrigation system are scheduled to be discussed at a community meeting tonight.  The stately rows of Canary Island Date Palms near Stadium Way and Scott Avenue have become infected with a deadly [...]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And Highland Park

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And Highland Park

101, Echo Park | Photo by zyzzyballuba/Eastsider Flickr Pool Jury acquits two LAPD officers accused of perjury  in connection with Highland Park DUI arrest. Daily News Occidental College students hold sleep over to raise awareness of sexual assaults. Patch Got photos to share?  Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla. [...]

Sunday in the dungeon with Jackson Browne

Sunday in the dungeon with Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne shares stories about his Highland Park family home during a stop in the dungeon. /Photo by Martha Benedict Severin (left) and Jackson Browne/Martha Benedict From a bell tower and chapel to a pipe organ and a dungeon-like basement, the nearly century old Abbey San Encino, a Highland Park landmark clad in Arroyo Stone, [...]

Scenes from the Echo Park Art Walk

Scenes from the Echo Park Art Walk

Photos by Martha Benedict The sidewalks of Echo Park Avenue and nearby streets were lively this afternoon as the Echo Park Art Walk attracted fans of art and crafts as well as music and performance. And for those in search of a deal and a meal, there were merchant specials and food trucks, too.  Martha [...]

Save The Date for Femmes: A Tragedy; Spring In Frogtown and Echo Park Art Walk

Save The Date for Femmes: A Tragedy; Spring In Frogtown and Echo Park Art Walk

Femmes: A Tragedy/Photo courtesy Gina Young A busy weekend coming up for arts and performance. Tonight,  Femmes: A Tragedy, a contemporary Lesbian take on Clare Booth Luce’s 1936 comedy  The Women, opens at the Lyric-Hyperion Theater in Silver Lake.  On Saturday in Atwater Village, artist Margaret Adachi substitutes animals for humans in a one-day exhibit [...]

Cal State L.A. evacuated after bomb threat *

Cal State L.A. evacuated after bomb threat *

The students and staff of Cal State L.A. have been ordered to leave the El Sereno campus immediately in the wake of an apparent bomb threat. “The campus is being evacuated due to an emergency,” according to a posting on the college’s Twitter feed.   The warnings have also been issued over campus loud speakers and [...]