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Councilman Cedillo opposes landmark nomination for Highland Park market

Councilman Cedillo opposes landmark nomination for Highland Park market

By Nathan Solis & Jesus Sanchez Saying he was “unencumbered by the past,” Councilman Gil Cedillo today came out against declaring Highland Park’s Superior Market, considered a prime example of mid-century “Googie” style architecture, a city historic landmark. City staff, the Cultural Heritage Commission as well as two neighborhood councils had supported declaring the Figueroa [...]

Interior renovation renews an Eagle Rock church but honors its past

Interior renovation renews an Eagle Rock church but honors its past

Work In Progress: Carpeting was removed as part of renovation/Courtesy Seth Matheson Almost Done: New floor tile and pews are in place/Courtesy Seth Matheson By Brenda Rees Members of the Eagle Rock’s Seventh Day Adventist Church are smiling a little broader these days, thanks to a recent interior renovation of their notable and historic 1928 [...]

Storefront Report: Atwater shop puts an upcycling spin on home decor

Storefront Report: Atwater shop puts an upcycling spin on home decor

By Nathan Solis Krissy Arora has a love for chairs. It’s as simple as that. At her new Atwater Village shop, Boho Upcycle, Arora is offering customers a chance to redesign an old chair down to what fabrics are used, paint colors and the overall feel, giving new life to worn furniture. It’s fitting seeing [...]

Lost in Echo Park: Tiny white chihuahua

Lost in Echo Park: Tiny white chihuahua

Desmond is a 3-4 lb., white, smooth coated senior chihuahua with dark brown eyes and nose. He looks much younger than his 12+ years. He is thin and has weak back legs (luxating patellas). He is very timid and growls a lot. He has a bald spot on the front of his neck and a [...]

LAX shooting suspect lived in Atwater Village

LAX shooting suspect lived in Atwater Village

News crews were parked outside tonight near the large Atwater Village apartment complex where Paul Anthony Ciancia, the alleged gunman in this morning’s deadly LAX shooting, had apparently been residing, according to the L.A. Times and other news reports. One resident of the  apartments on Los Feliz Boulevard told the Times that a large group [...]

Save The Date: A night of Halloween events

Save The Date: A night of Halloween events

Pomeranian Vampire at Hermon Hermon Dog Park’s Howl-oween/Martha Benedict It seems like Halloween celebrations have been going for several weeks now but the night is finally here.  Have fun, be safe and don’t eat too much candy.  For those who want to do more than just go trick-or-treating,  The Eastsider’s   Halloween and Dia del [...]

Lost in Silver Lake: Small dog named Oso

Lost in Silver Lake: Small dog named Oso

Please be on the look out for Oso. She is about 20 lbs, small dog mix, with 2 tone brown and white chest. Long hair on ears and tail. Lost at Fountain and Sanborn Contact: 323 804 0288 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill out a form [...]

Pizza proceeds to benefit Echo Park parenting group

Pizza proceeds to benefit Echo Park parenting group

Echo Parenting & Education, a long-time nonprofit that offers parenting classes, is teaming up with a local restaurant for a month-long Piece of of Pie pizza fundraiser. During November, Mohawk Bend will give Echo Park Parenting & Education $4 for each of the specialty pizzas created for the fundraiser event. In honor of Echo Park [...]

Silver Lake family’s creative carving makes for eye-catching Halloween creature

Silver Lake family’s creative carving makes for eye-catching Halloween creature

How do you top a giant spider made out of pumpkins, squash and rebar? That was the challenge this year as the Vidal family of Silver Lake looked for inspiration for their annual Pumpkin Sculpture that would decorate their front lawn in time for Halloween.  After last year’s spider-shaped creation,  eight-year-old Levi Vidal suggested that [...]

Zombies take a stand against Echo Park gang injunction

Zombies take a stand against Echo Park gang injunction

Gang injunction protestors gather at Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard/Kim Pesenti A large group of protestors, some dressed up as zombies, took to the streets of Echo Park early Saturday night as part of a demonstration against the Echo Park area gang injunction. The demonstration, dubbed the Zombie Takeover, was organized by the Youth [...]