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Police investigate fatal Highland Park shooting*

Police investigate fatal Highland Park shooting*

One man was killed and his brother injured in Highland Park  during an early evening shooting near Avenue 53 and Monte Vista Street. Police were  looking for the suspect who walked up to the victims and opened fire at about 6:20 p.m., said Sgt. Lisa Phillips with the Northeast Division.  The person who survived the [...]

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide to House Hunting

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide to House Hunting

This weekend’s selection of Eastside open houses includes an updated Monterey Hills condo for $289,000;  a $1 million+ Mt. Washington home with a pool; and an Eagle Rock Spanish Colonial on Hill Drive for $649,000. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. [...]

Angeleno Heights apartment includes 2 bedrooms, kitchen sponge and man underneath bathroom sink

Angeleno Heights apartment includes 2 bedrooms, kitchen sponge and man underneath bathroom sink

Photos from Craigslist Perhaps the rental market in Angeleno Heights and neighboring Echo Park is tight enough that it does not really matter what kind of photos are used to promote a rental listing – even one asking $2,000 a month. How else to explain a Craigslist ad for a two-bedroom Angeleno Heights apartment on [...]

Lost: Echo Park poodle last spotted at Burrito King

Lost: Echo Park poodle last spotted at Burrito King

Submitted by H. Campbell My male dog Sam ran away on Tuesday night, July 3rd on Echo Park Ave. Was last spotted at Burrito King on Alvarado and Sunset. He runs very quickly and is a very friendly but anxious dog, he was probably scared by fireworks. Please call 562-607-2341 if you have any info [...]

Lost: Silver Lake tabby cat named Farrell

Lost: Silver Lake tabby cat named Farrell

Submitted by J. Hollifield A handsome tabby cat with tan stripes overlaid on a shiny black coat has gone missing. Believed to be in the area of Redesdale, Fall, Rotary streets or above West Silver Lake. He’s a neutered male, weighs about 12 pounds, around three years old, good condition, friendly. Goes by the name [...]

Storefront Report: Slurpees to flow on York Boulevard

Storefront Report: Slurpees to flow on York Boulevard

Apparently there is a limit as to how many coffee houses and cafes can open on York Boulevard. Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is preparing to open a store in the former Casa Princesa cafe on the Eagle Rock end of York Boulevard at Tonawanda Avenue. The company has filed for a state license to sell [...]

Silver Lake’s vertical garden gets peeled away

Silver Lake’s vertical garden gets peeled away

Vertical garden in May. Vertical garden coming down. PHoto by Scott Fajack. Plywood revealed behind garden wall. Photo by Scott Fajack. Sections of  the vertical garden that covered a  former Silver Lake beauty salon were removed today in a slow-motion strip tease. The garden was planted more than two years ago by a hair salon [...]

News & Notes from Elysian Valley, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes from Elysian Valley, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Broken Stairs, El Sereno Elysian Valley residents want naked bike riders covered up. LAist Coroner to investigate infant death in Glassell Park after homicide ruled out. Patch Report disputes LAPD explanation for increase in police shootings. L.A. Times Silver Lake residents split over digging vs. draining at the Silver Lake Reservoir.  L.A. Times & Previously [...]

Summer bursts into bloom in an East L.A. garden

Summer bursts into bloom in an East L.A. garden

Photos by Aurelio Jose Barrera After planting a row of sunflower seeds in late March, photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera enjoyed the results this week when the flowers began blooming in his East Los Angeles garden.  While Barrera enjoyed in the colors, the bees enjoyed  the pollen. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Submitted by R. Keszek I found the sweetest dog this evening hiding in a corner behind the house of a dog I was visiting for a walk. He doesn’t have a chip or collar and he doesn’t look like he was well taken care of so I’m actually not really interested in trying to track [...]