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Storefront Report: Highland Park burger experts expand into grocery store business

Storefront Report: Highland Park burger experts expand into grocery store business

A now closed Highland Park carniceria and grocery in a York Boulevard minimall  has been painted a bright orange and a new banner heralds the arrival of the York Valley Market. The soon-to-open market is a new project by the owners of Fusion Burgers, the Umami-burger like operation that opened last year in the same mini [...]

Bulletin Board: Accompanist/Choir Director Position Available

Bulletin Board:  Accompanist/Choir Director Position Available

Echo Park United Methodist Church is seeking an Accompanist/Choir Director to provide the music for our Sunday morning service. We are a diverse, community oriented congregation in Echo Park, an L.A. neighborhood known for it’s large population of musicians and artists. We would welcome someone seeking to develop and share their musical gifts and who [...]

Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti sworn in at Echo Park Lake

Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti sworn in at Echo Park Lake

Garcetti walks over Echo Park Lake bridge following official swearing in ceremony on the lake’s island. Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti was officially sworn in as mayor of Los Angeles late this afternoon in a small ceremony on the island at Echo Park Lake. Los Angeles City Clerk June Lagmay, who was present at the ceremony, said [...]

Found: Little brown dog in Echo Park

Found: Little brown dog in Echo Park

Found this little brown dog in my backyard! Not sure if its a boy or girl as she’s very skittish so I didnt want to pick it up.That said, she’s fine. She was hungry so I fed her. Location: close to Allesandro and Glendale Blvd.  Contact tjtime@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice [...]

Camino Nuevo taking applications for new Echo Park area high school

Camino Nuevo taking applications for new Echo Park area high school

Charter School operator Camino Nuevo Charter Academy is taking applications for its second high school that will be opening this fall.  The new school, located between Echo Park and downtown, is enrolling students for the 9th and 10th grades.  Click here for more details. Camino Nuevo’s first high schoolis located in Historic Filipinotown near Silver [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Cypress Park And Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Cypress Park And Highland Park

Police turn up no leads in month-old Highland Park gang killing. Boyle Heights is Okay with its green bike lane. Five violent crimes in a week puts Cypress Park on Crime Alert. Bloggers don’t live on comments alone! Support the Eastsider today with a Reader Sponsorship. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Do you live in El Sereno or Rose Hills? The City Council may soon decide the answer

Do you live in El Sereno or Rose Hills? The City Council may soon decide the answer

Courtesy Joseph Manzano By Nathan Solis Somewhere between Montecito Heights, El Sereno and Monterey Hills sits the community of Rose Hills. Or at least that’s what many of the residents who live there have long insisted. Meanwhile another group of residents, lead by the El Sereno Historical Society, have been equally vocal that Rose Hills [...]

Office building to rise on former Silver Lake gas station corner

Office building to rise on former Silver Lake gas station corner

Nearly five-years after Silver Lake residents lost an effort to save a Streamline Moderne-style gas station, construction activity has been picking up at the now vacant lot at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Rowena Avenue. The 1936 building was one of the community’s few remaining examples of the thousands of pre-fabricated metal service stations [...]

Want a free fruit tree? Get in line

Want a free fruit tree? Get in line

Fruit tree line up./Jessica Craven Trees waiting for adoption/Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez/Facebook A fruit-tree giveaway attracted a long line of people this morning in the parking lot of the Superior Grocers in Highland Park. Mt. Washington resident Jessica Craven, who snapped the photo above, was among those who claimed about 200, five-gallon cherry, avocado, and plum [...]

Eastside Property: Buyer wastes no time snapping up Eagle Rock Craftsman

Eastside Property: Buyer wastes no time snapping up Eagle Rock Craftsman

The flippers who purchased this nearly century-old Craftsman back in early May for $485,000 managed to preserve some of the Eagle Rock’s home historic charm and features – including original wood molding and floors – while building a sleek new kitchen and adding central air and heat. The three-bedroom home’s location just off  Colorado Boulevard [...]