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Bulletin Board: 2013 Arroyo Seco Workshop seeking applicants

Bulletin Board: 2013 Arroyo Seco Workshop seeking applicants

Christopher Nyerges Submitted by Carmela Gomes Scheduled for two Saturdays, February 9 and 23, 2013, The River Runs Through It: Charles Lummis and the Culture of the Arroyo Seco registration is open.  This hands on interactive workshop includes the participation of Wilderness Way Magazine, the Arroyo Seco Foundation, the Audubon Center at Debs Park, the [...]

News & Notes From Atwater and Eagle Rock

News & Notes From Atwater and Eagle Rock

Olive Motel in Black & White, Silver Lake | Photo by Irene Mason/Flickr Council District 13 candidates raise $1 million in contributions. KPCC What’s all that squawking?  Wild parrots return to Eagle Rock.  Patch More Birds: L.A. River bird watching in Atwater Village. Corralitas Red Car DWP to buy excess solar power from residential and [...]

A chilly day ends with a warm glow

A chilly day ends with a warm glow

Photo by Martha Benedict Today was probably colder than many Eastsiders would have liked but clear skies made for some great vistas, including at dusk when Martha Benedict of Montecito Heights aimed her new telephoto lens and captured the image above of a golden sky over the hills of Elysian Park.  “I got a new [...]

Five injured after pick up truck tumbles off Echo Park freeway

Five injured after pick up truck tumbles off Echo Park freeway

A pick up truck traveling on the northbound 2 Freeway veered off the highway this afternoon and tumbled across an Echo Park street, injuring five passengers, including three children. The white, Nissan Tundra landed upright on Allesandro Street near Whitmore Avenue after crashing through some brush and plunging more than 100 feet from the onramp, [...]

New Silver Lake principal will be closely watched by parents and property owners

New Silver Lake principal will be closely watched by parents and property owners

Lynda Rescia/Photo from Ivanhoe Elementary website A new principal has taken charge of Ivanhoe Elementary, the high-achieving Silver Lake school whose lofty test scores are the pride of the neighborhood and a selling point for real estate agents.  The appointment of Lynda Rescia, who was formerly the school’s academic supervisor,  as the new principal was [...]

Bulletin Board: Free Community Emergency Response Team Training in Silver Lake

Bulletin Board: Free Community Emergency Response Team Training in Silver Lake

Please join us for a Free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT ) Training in Silver Lake WHEN: 7 consecutive Thursdays – Jan 10, 17, 24, 21 and Feb 7, 14, 21 from 6:30 – 9:30pm WHERE: Micheltorena Elementary School, 1511 Micheltorena St, LA, CA PRESENTED BY: The Los Angeles Fire Department SPONSORED BY: The Silver [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Northeast L.A.

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Northeast L.A.

Downtown View From Dog Hill, Elysian Park | Photo by Merrick Morton  LAPD tops 10,000 cops after department absorbs city parks and facilities officers. L.A. Times Boyle Heights teacher who had sex with students sentenced to five years probation. EGP News Cyclists petition for Figueroa bike lanes. Patch Eagle Rock council to consider more stringent [...]

Eastside Property: Echo Park green home builder goes for gold

Eastside Property: Echo Park green home builder goes for gold

Photo courtesy Sunia Homes The Eastsider last February reported on the Echo Park home designed and built by Jerome Pelayo, who wanted the two-story home to serve as a showcase for his new company focused on building energy-efficient homes that were relatively affordable as well as stylish.  Last month, however,  Pelayo sold the 2,100-square-foot Echo [...]

Highland Park rainbow brightens up a gray day*

Highland Park rainbow brightens up a gray day*

Photo by James Marcotte James Marcotte of Highland Park took the photo above at about 3 p.m. today as a storm brought light rain and rainbows to the area. * Update: Photographer Paul Antico caught sight of a double rainbow from Mt. Washington. Click on the link below to see the picture. Photo by Paul [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Wintergreen, Elysian Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Councilman Labonge endorses 13th Council District candidate Mitch O’Farrell.  O’Farrell Campaign City orders Silver Lake homeowner to tear down portions of his home. L.A. Times Highland Park cafe owner searching for tip jar thieves. Patch Police seek Boyle Heights robbery suspect caught on store video. LAPD Read [...]