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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 […]

Stormy weather is on its way

Stormy weather is on its way

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — After a day of warm and sunny weather, clouds began moving across Los Angeles late this afternoon ahead of a storm that is forecast to bring heavy rain tonight and into Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.  Looks like a wet week ahead, with rain likely […]

Suspected Highland Park vehicle theft caught on video; Cypress Park projected to be L.A.’s hottest housing market; sleeping bag drive for NELA homeless

Suspected Highland Park vehicle theft caught on video; Cypress Park projected to be L.A.’s hottest housing market; sleeping bag drive for NELA homeless

Eastside Scene: Great Heron Gates, Elysian Valley | David Peraza A  suspect was caught on video during the theft of a car in Highland Park. KTLA Cypress Park home values are expected to rise 8% this year – the highest of any L.A. neighborhood, according to a Zillow forecast. L.A. Weekly Residents are asked to […]

Shopper & Diner: Cop cafe reopens; Burgerlords roams into Highland Park; Silver Lake’s Fat Dragon in full force; unsung pies of Eagle Rock

Shopper & Diner: Cop cafe reopens; Burgerlords roams into Highland Park; Silver Lake’s Fat Dragon in full force; unsung pies of Eagle Rock

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Feel the LAPD vibe at the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Café in Elysian Park. The café received a revamp since its closure in 2014 and officially opened on January 3, Eater LA reports. With black-and-white photographs and memorabilia hanging on the walls, the café pays homage to the LAPD of […]

Fine Clothing Sale on Sunday January 8

Fine Clothing Sale on Sunday January 8

Sponsored Post FINE CLOTHING SALE Fine clothing left at dry cleaners, 90%+ off. Sunday Jan 8 at 3 pm, St. Athanasius Episcopal Church at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Ave. Fundraising for Community Outreach in Echo Park. Call 818-626-0952 (cell/ talk or text) for info—or just come! This Sponsored Post is […]

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Eastside Scene: Elysian Heights | Dave Ptach Jonathan Sanchez, associate publisher and chief operating officer of Eastern Group Publications/EGP News, died of cancer on Dec. 23 at his Highland Park home. His wife, Dolores Sanchez, is publisher of the company’s 11 bilingual, community newspapers that cover an area stretching from the City of Commerce to […]

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Newspaper executive dies at his Highland Park home; big-rig freeway crash in Boyle Heights; What happened to the Acapulco in Los Feliz?

Eastside Scene: Elysian Heights | Dave Ptach Jonathan Sanchez, associate publisher and chief operating officer of Eastern Group Publications/EGP News, died of cancer on Dec. 23 at his Highland Park home. His wife, Dolores Sanchez, is publisher of the company’s 11 bilingual, community newspapers that cover an area stretching from the City of Commerce to […]

L.A. Derby Dolls roll into trouble in the wake of Ghost Ship fire

L.A. Derby Dolls roll into trouble in the wake of Ghost Ship fire

Skull and crossbones mark the home of The Derby Dolls EL SERENO –– The L.A. Derby Dolls have canceled an upcoming match and say the rest of the 2017 schedule is in jeopardy after city officials declined to issue the permits that allow the all-womens roller derby league to hold bouts at a former warehouse […]