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Northeast police can expect more room and less toxins in new station

Northeast police can expect more room and less toxins in new station

Rendering of new LAPD Northeast Division station as seen from San Fernando Road. A report by city’s Bureau of Engineering contains the most recent and final renderings of the new and larger LAPD Northeast Division station in Glassell Park.  The report and environmental review also contains information about the current station’s past that many officers [...]

No one likes to wait for a bank teller … not even a dog

No one likes to wait for a bank teller … not even a dog

This dog looks bored as its owner strikes an impatient pose while waiting for a teller at the Citibank Bank branch in Echo Park this morning. Perhaps it’s time to add a doggie deposit door. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Police pursuit heads through Echo Park and Silver Lake

Police pursuit heads through Echo Park and Silver Lake

Police tonight chased a suspected car jacker as he drove through the streets of Echo Park, Silver Lake and surrounding neighborhoods, NBC LA is reporting. Residents reported seeing at least eight police cars and a helicopter overhead during the pursuit as it headed on Sunset Boulevard and southbound on Glendale Boulevard also near Echo Park [...]

Silver Lake man warns neighbors of vehicle break-in on Shadowlawn

Silver Lake man warns neighbors of vehicle break-in on Shadowlawn

A Silver Lake resident named Chris advised his  neighbors on Shadwowlawn Avenue near West Silver Lake Drive to be on lookout for a motorcyclist who early this morning managed to get inside his Lexus parked on the street. The motorcyclist fled the scene after one of Chris’ neighbors who saw the crime taking place shouted [...]

Found: Two-foot long Echo Park lizard

Found: Two-foot long Echo Park lizard

Submitted by A. White We spotted what looks like a monitor lizard about 2 feet long in our backyard. We live on Lake Shore Ave. in Echo Park. It was very docile and we think it might be someone’s lost pet. He’s still roaming our yard but kind of elusive! Please email lostlizardep@gmail.com for more [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A., Highland Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A., Highland Park & Silver Lake

Elysian Park Zombie | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Boyle Heights street vendors back in business at Saturday night farmers’ market.  EGP News Heat wave costs L.A. Unified $400,000 in overtime pay to fix broken air conditioners. Daily News East L.A. bank robbers remain at large. ABC7 Man arrested for groping 11-year-old girl in East L.A. [...]

Found: Sleepy chicken in Glassell Park

Found: Sleepy chicken in Glassell Park

Submitted by C. Pivik This morning, my neighbor found a chicken sleeping in the middle of Saxon Drive near Avenue 42 in Glassell Park, across from the Delevan Elementary School. The chicken is very chill and friendly. If you know where he (she?) lives, please contact tboltfan@yahoo.com Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider [...]

Found: Sweet black and white puppy in Silver Lake

Found: Sweet black and white puppy in Silver Lake

Submitted by A. Ford I found a beautiful male puppy in Bellevue Park in Silver Lake on Monday night  @9PM (first spotted @5PM.)  The dog is approximately 7 months old, not chipped, no collar, black and white.  His nails are clipped and he is very sweet and well behaved.  If he is yours, please call [...]

Truck flips over in Glassell Park

Truck flips over in Glassell Park

Photo by Vic Sage A portion of San Fernando Road at the 2 Freeway in Glassell Park was blocked this afternoon after a semi-trailer truck flipped over its side near Ribet Academy. Vic Sage, who took photos of the incident, said the white trick flipped over at about 12:30 p.m. “Police had to block that [...]

A moving performance along the Gold Line

A moving performance along the Gold Line

Photos by Jesse Saucedo Passengers riding the Gold Line this weekend through Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles became part of the audience for a series of performances presented by Meet Me @Metro III, which is billed as “a celebration of transit and performing arts.” Shows by different theatrical companies were staged at four different [...]