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Silver Lake and Los Feliz schools turn soccer match into a fundraiser

Silver Lake and Los Feliz schools turn soccer match into a fundraiser

Photos by Michael Sandoval The second annual Los Silver Lake Soccer Tournament on Saturday proved to be a cliff hanger, with the teams representing Franklin Avenue Elementary of Los Feliz and Silver Lake’s Ivanhoe Elementary tied at the 90-minute mark. After a double overtime, Franklin emerged victorious 3 to 1.  Despite Saturday’s score, both schools [...]

News & Notes From East L.A. & Montecito Heights

News & Notes From East L.A. & Montecito Heights

The Colors of the Zona Rosa, Boyle Heights | Photo by Susan Catherine/Flickr Motorcyclist killed after colliding with truck on Arroyo Seco Parkway in  Montecito Heights. Patch Developers and property owners, after killing city real estate tax, now supporting  increasing city sales tax.  Daily News Ex-convict arrested after four-hour, rooftop stand off in East L.A. [...]

A quick spin through Echo Park film history

A quick spin through Echo Park film history

One of the landmarks of the silent film studios that once lined Glendale Boulevard in Echo Park was Mack Sennett’s Cyclorama, a towering drum of spinning scenery that served as  a backdrop for some of Sennett’s films.  The Cyclorama and most of the other signs of  the century-old Edendale film community disappeared long ago. But [...]

Caltrans to shed more light on 110 Freeway

Caltrans to shed more light on 110 Freeway

Earlier this week Danny Duarte posted a message on the ASNC Yahoo Group asking residents for help to restore the lighting along the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway, including the Avenue 43 Bridge in Montecito Heights, by filling out an MSR or Maintenance Service Request. Duarte wrote: It’s a rather simple form and can be filled [...]

Lost: Silver Lake Tuxedo cat

Lost: Silver Lake Tuxedo cat

Submitted by A. Pupura He is a neutered male black and white tuxedo cat, with a very obvious *white dot on his nose.* Please email at eveningprim@me.com with any information. Last seen Monday near Benton and Berkeley. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

News & Notes From Boyle Heights and Montecito Heights

News & Notes From Boyle Heights and Montecito Heights

Birrieria & Bougainvillea, Boyle Heights | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Chinatown “concept shop” opens Boyle Height branch with a party featuring music, art and ping pong. Racked L.A. How to get the freeway lights turned back on in Montecito Heights.  ASNC Happening Today:  Issues, Visions & Goals meeting, Silver Lake. Save The Date   Read [...]

Ballot Box: The ABCs – or make that the OHPs – of the March ballot

Ballot Box: The ABCs – or make that the OHPs – of the March ballot

Photo by Neon Tommy/Flickr By Brenda Rees How much does “the luck of the draw” play into local politics? We’ll know more in March when the  council district candidates will see if their position on the ballot played any factor in their wins or losses.  With a dozen candidates alone running in Council District 13, [...]

News & Notes from Echo Park & El Sereno

News & Notes from Echo Park & El Sereno

On The Edge, East Los Angeles | Photo by Antix818/Flickr Police seek help finding suspect in fatal El Sereno taco truck shooting. LAPD City to dedicate “Taix Square” in honor of Echo Park French restaurant . Echo Elysian Forum (dedication has been postponed) What’s closed on Martin Luther King Day? Daily News Bloggers don’t live on [...]

The snowman behind the candidates

The snowman behind the candidates

Photo by Martha Benedict It’s hard to appear like a serious-minded candidate running for public office when decorative stars dangle overhead and the giant figure of a snowman is looking over your shoulder. That was the scene on Saturday at the Montecito Heights Recreation Center during a candidates forum for the upcoming Council District 1 [...]

News & Notes From Atwater, Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Elysian Valley & Highland Park

News & Notes From Atwater, Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Elysian Valley & Highland Park

Suburban Landscape, Eagle Rock | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Boyle Heights man convicted of animal cruelty in connection with the death of a pit bull puppy named Picasso. LAPD Proposal would open L.A.River to boating and bird watching between Awater Village and Elysian Valley. Patch MTA presents final proposals to close 710 Freeway gap, including  [...]