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Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy you in Silver Lake? Two bedrooms and a big lawn

Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy you in Silver Lake? Two bedrooms and a big lawn

The listing for this two-bedroom, one-bath Silver Lake house on Redesdale Avenue near the reservoir invites house hunters to map it on Google and take in the grounds of a “Casita compound” that features a classic Spanish-Colonial Revival style home, four outdoor patios and large backyard lawn. “The huge grassy lot awaits your next adventure. [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. and Echo Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. and Echo Park

Judson Studios, Garvanza | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Photo Pool Councilman Huizar supporters remain loyal in wake of sexual harassment charges. Motivational speaker’s wheelchair crushed by bus on York Boulevard. Remembering Elliott Smith 10 years after his death in Echo Park. The story behind the teen drama East Los High. 14 hours with Councilman Tom LaBonge. Sleepy [...]

Storefront Report: Tasty Mama’s fills empty Hermon corner cafe

Storefront Report: Tasty Mama’s fills empty Hermon corner cafe

Photo Courtesy Tasty Mama’s Blueberry zucchini muffins await/Courtesy Tasty Mama’s By Nathan Solis Seasonal fruits and vegetables are important at Tasty Mama’s, the new cafe in Hermon that’s boasting a menu with smoothies and pastries made in-store. Owner Sharine Xuan, originally from nearby South Pasadena, champions the idea of ambiance and L.A. pride for her [...]

Avenues Gang leader – “Lil Psycho” – sentenced to prison on murder charges

Avenues Gang leader – “Lil Psycho” – sentenced to prison on murder charges

Avenues tagging / LosAnheles/Flickr A federal judge today sentenced Avenues gang leader and Mexican Mafia associate Rudy Aguirre Jr.  to 25 years in prison in connection with the 1999 murder of a rival gang member and the ordering of the killing of another man, reports the L.A. Times. Prosecutors said the  33-year-old Aguire, also known [...]

Eastside Wheels: Fueling up before a Sunday cruise

Eastside Wheels: Fueling up before a Sunday cruise

Photo by C.J. Salgado Aztec touch/C.J. Salgado The sight of a classic Chevy being fueled at the corner of Whittier and Atlantic Boulevard in East L.A.  caught the attention of C.J. Salgado. He took some photos and got some details from the owner: Caught a beautiful 1951 Chevy Deluxe, of “True Memories” car club, loading [...]

Lost in Glassell Park: Maine Coon cat named Derryl

Lost in Glassell Park: Maine Coon cat named Derryl

Sumbitted by Molly Lambert Derryl is a brownish gray long-haired Maine Coon cat with a big fluffy tail. He’s a polydactl cat, with 7 fingers on both front paws. He has been missing since October 17th in the Glassell Park area on the border of Eagle Rock. Contact: mollylambert@gmail.com or (323) 572 5161 Read the [...]

For Sale: Highland Park restaurant

For Sale: Highland Park restaurant

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 5101 York Blvd, Highland Park $135,000 | Map Italianos has been at their location for the last 15 years. They have a beer and wine license with the potential for a full liquor license. Parking is available at the rear of the building. Their location at 5101 York blvd has [...]

Councilman Huizar admits he had an affair with former employee now suing for harassment

Councilman Huizar admits he had an affair with former employee now suing for harassment

Councilman Jose Huizar said today that he “deeply regrets” an affair he had with a former employee who has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against him, according to the L.A. Times. Huizar, whose 14th Council District stretches from Eagle Rock to Boyle Heights,  issued a statement about “an occasional and consensual relationship” with former Deputy [...]

Found in Silver Lake: Scared and hungry cat hiding under deck

Found in Silver Lake: Scared and hungry cat hiding under deck

Submitted by Kat Calderon Full grown white and ginger cat. Don’t know sex. Discovered in my backyard in Silver Lake near Descanso Drive and Micheltorena on 10.15.13. Scared and hungry. I’ve fed it, but can’t get close. Obviously someone’s pet, not a stray. It’s living under my deck. I have two dogs, and there are [...]

News & Notes From Atwater, Echo Park and Mt. Washington

News & Notes From Atwater, Echo Park and Mt. Washington

Palm Row at Hollenbeck Park, Boyle Heights | Current Events/Eastsider Photo Pool Prepare for lunch time traffic jam as Dodgers playoff game scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Who’s knocking at the door? Mt. Washington residents warn neighbors about suspicious sales persons. Atwater awaits its first classic car show. Read the Full Story at Eastsider [...]