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Scenes and Sightings from Glassell Park

Scenes and Sightings from Glassell Park

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Glassell Park. A photo posted by Julia B. (@thriftaholica) on Dec 7, 2016 at 6:56pm PST Sky on fire A photo posted by Blair Nichols (@blairnichols222) on Dec 8, 2016 at 5:03pm PST Repetition is key. #glassellpark #losangeles #perpetuafilter A photo posted by Sarovar (@ssbrov) on Dec 6, […]

Former Highland Park coach sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting boys; what’s closed for MLK Day; take the Gold Line craft beer crawl

Former Highland Park coach sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting boys; what’s closed for MLK Day; take the Gold Line craft beer crawl

Eastside Scene: Sunset view, Silver Lake | Dan Gershon Former Franklin High School football coach Jaime Jimenez was sentenced to more than 36 years in state prison for sexually assaulting five boys as he volunteered at the Highland Park school over more than a decade. L.A. Times Take the Gold Line for a craft beer […]

Shopper & Diner: New café at Echo Park Lake; Honey Hi review; dineL.A. in the Eastside; Sage’s revamp

Shopper & Diner: New café at Echo Park Lake; Honey Hi review; dineL.A. in the Eastside; Sage’s revamp

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Beacon soft-opened last week at the Echo Park Lake Boathouse, Eater LA reports. For now, expect all-day coffee, tea and pastry by chef Emmanuel Garcia. However, things are about to turn up a notch as the menu becomes more formalized with an expanded lunch menu, and the Boathouse eventually turns into a […]

Shopper & Diner: New café at Echo Park Lake; Honey Hi review; dineL.A. in the Eastside; Sage’s revamp

Shopper & Diner: New café at Echo Park Lake; Honey Hi review; dineL.A. in the Eastside; Sage’s revamp

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Beacon soft-opened last week at the Echo Park Lake Boathouse, Eater LA reports. For now, expect all-day coffee, tea and pastry by chef Emmanuel Garcia. However, things are about to turn up a notch as the menu becomes more formalized with an expanded lunch menu, and the Boathouse eventually turns into a […]

Silver lining over Silver Lake

Silver lining over Silver Lake

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — After a cold, gray and rainy Thursday, the sun and blue skies appear to be making a comeback – at least in Silver Lake – at day’s end. Thanks to Dan Gershon for the photo. Update: Sandy Driscoll took some photos at  Echo Park Lake as the skies […]

Officers didn’t use body cameras during fatal Boyle Heights shooting; Glassell Park tree crushes car; how to audition for El Sereno arts school

Officers didn’t use body cameras during fatal Boyle Heights shooting; Glassell Park tree crushes car; how to audition for El Sereno arts school

Eastside Scene: Clouds over Dodger Stadium | Daveed Kapoor Police revealed that the two officers who fatally shot 16-year-old José Méndez last February had failed to turn on their body cameras before the incident began, reports the L.A. Times. Also, the Méndez’ family filed federal lawsuit over the shooting, reports Boyle Heights Beat. The shooting […]

Snow and slush in Echo Park? Snowball fights in Eagle Rock? Welcome to the winter of 1949

Snow and slush in Echo Park? Snowball fights in Eagle Rock? Welcome to the winter of 1949

Echo Park snowfall | Rick Morton It was nearly 70 years ago that Los Angeles found itself in the middle of three-days of light snow and flurries that blanketed the city, including the steep hills of Echo Park and Silver Lake as well as Occidental College in Eagle Rock. If a light rain can create […]

Crime? Gentrification? Development? Tell us what the big issues are going to be in this year’s City Council races

Crime? Gentrification? Development? Tell us what the big issues are going to be in this year’s City Council races

By BARRY LANK Try to recover from the last election if you can, because we have another one in a couple of months – and, believe it or not, it will probably have more immediate impact on your life than the presidential race did. On March 7, the city holds primaries for eight city council […]

Echo Park shooting turns out to be a movie shoot

Echo Park shooting turns out to be a movie shoot

ECHO PARK — If you were one of the Echo Park residents who wondered what all that shooting was about on Saturday night, this video clip may explain it. Wendy A. took this video on Lake Shore Avenue, which had been closed off south of Scott Avenue for the filming of what was is apparently […]