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Bulletin Board: Eagle Rock resident to serve on Latina History Day planning committee

Bulletin Board: Eagle Rock resident to serve on Latina History Day planning committee

Submitted by Sempra Utilities Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), a leading nonprofit statewide Latina leadership and advocacy organization, today announced that Denise Campos, a longtime resident of Eagle Rock and Highland Park, will serve on the planning committee for one of the largest Latina conferences in California, the 22nd Latina History Day Conference set [...]

Silver Lake loses another street festival

Silver Lake loses another street festival

Photo by Parker Knight/Flickr After the sprawling Sunset Junction Street Fair collapsed in 2011,  the attention of many music fans turned to another neighborhood festival, the Silver Lake Jubilee, a fledgling but lively event featuring up-and-coming  performers and community activities.  But anyone who wants to attend this year’s Jubilee will have to go to downtown [...]

Found: Siamese-like cat turns up in Echo Park backyard

Found: Siamese-like cat turns up in Echo Park backyard

Submitted by Susan This beautiful kitten/cat showed up in my backyard.  She has a yellow collar with small white pearls on it, but no tag.  She’s very sweet.  All of the feral male cats have been following her around, so I think she may not be fixed.  I’m going to take her to my vet [...]

Echo Park journalist pursues a different kind of beat

Echo Park journalist pursues a different kind of beat

When she’s not writing stories for the L.A. Times, reporter Kate Linthicum of Echo Park performs as a vocalist for a group called Basement Babies, which this month released a music video featuring a new song, “Avenues.”  Most of the “Avenues” video seems to have been shot in Echo Park, including scenes on the Laveta [...]

Sponsored Post: 1864 Lemoyne Street in Echo Park open this coming weekend

Sponsored Post: 1864 Lemoyne Street in Echo Park open this coming weekend

2013 begins with a revitalized real estate market, the L.A. landscape churning again with profit-minded flippers gunning for quick rehabs. But among them is a firm carving their own, more mindful path: Re-Inhabit. A design+build partnership of passionate, highly skilled artisans, the Re-Inhabit approach can be found in the roots of their name, “restore and [...]

Lost: Atwater Village tabby cat named Oscar

Lost: Atwater Village tabby cat named Oscar

Submitted by R. Bruno We moved to Atwater Village on Saturday, February 9th and our cat went missing on Monday, February 11th in the late morning. She is a grey and brown tabby with a white belly and white stripe on her face. Her right paw is injured and so she walks with a slight [...]

Citrus bumper crop

Citrus bumper crop

A  pile of what looks to be pomelos is just a small sample of the citrus harvest now ready for the picking in the yards of Elysian Valley. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Enraptured with raptors

Enraptured with raptors

Red-tailed hawk/Photo by National Park Service By Brenda Rees Proving the motto that “everyone loves raptors,” the auditorium at the Audubon Center at Debs Park was filled to capacity to hear an evening presentation by legendary birding icon Pete Bloom. Bloom, an international expert in raptor biology and conservation, discussed his dissertation on the habits [...]

Echo Park’s Chicken Corner blogger finds a new roost

Echo Park’s Chicken Corner blogger finds a new roost

Chicken Corner May 2011 Writer and Echo Park resident Jenny Burman began sharing her observations and stories about her neighborhood more than five years ago in Chicken Corner, a blog hosted on L.A. Observed. But now after calling Echo Park home since 1995, Burman is headed east to Cincinnati, Ohio, where her husband, author R.J. [...]

Lost: Atwater Chihuahua with hearth problems

Lost: Atwater Chihuahua with hearth problems

Submitted by Lissy REWARD for Tiny Chihuahua lost in Atwater Village on Feb. 12 near La Clede AVE. No questions asked! Needs medication, has heart problems. Call with any information day or night 323-455-9009 or 323-284-5050. Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider Forums, where Eastsider readers can post announcements or start a conversation [...]