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Supervisor Solis wants to put the breaks on Whittier Boulevard cruising

Supervisor Solis wants to put the breaks on Whittier Boulevard cruising

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — Cruising Whittier Boulevard, once a time honored ritual, had faded away in recent years. But apparently there’s been a cruising comeback, with events drawing 2,000 classic as well as rather ordinary cars to jam the boulevard. Now, L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis wants to renew efforts […]

The challenges awaiting new Congressman Jimmy Gomez; Garvanza’s hot new wedding spot; Cal State L.A. sexual harassment suit

The challenges awaiting new Congressman Jimmy Gomez; Garvanza’s hot new wedding spot; Cal State L.A. sexual harassment suit

Eastside Scene: Mural in Progress, Highland Park | Katrina Alexy Jimmy Gomez of Eagle Rock is leaving the Democratic-dominated California legislature to serve in a Republican-controlled Congress. The L.A. Times looks at the challenges Gomez will face as he prepares for his first term as representative of the 34th Congressional District. Two musicians have turned […]

For Sale: Space, Views and Serenity in Highland Park

For Sale: Space, Views and Serenity in Highland Park

Sponsored Post 1133 Toledo St. | 975,000 | Property Website This rare find in red-hot Highland Park provides high style and a great bedroom count in a quiet cul-de-sac location. Notes of cool California Modernism resound throughout the light-filled two level layout that seamlessly connects the living, dining and kitchen to tranquil outdoor spaces. The […]

Sure sign of summer

Sure sign of summer

Bowe’s lemonade stand | Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE —  This industrious kid named Bowe knows there’s nothing like a cool glass of freshly squeezed lemonade to beat the summer heat — especially at a $1 a pop.  He had a nice shady spot on West Silver Lake Boulevard near the Chandelier Tree when […]

Cheap Israeli eats in Silver Lake; Echo Park kink; Eagle Rock pasta

Cheap Israeli eats in Silver Lake; Echo Park kink; Eagle Rock pasta

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Mh Zh has captured the Israeli café vibe, according to the LA Weekly. Initially, the long wait, “rickety tables and chairs,” and “painfully Silver Lake-ian crowd” struck a nerve with restaurant reviewer Besha Rodell. But after paying for dishes, such as the potatoes with charred lemon and a lamb “ragooooo” at a […]

For Sale: View Home in Mt Washington Elementary School District Boasts Expansive Roof Deck

For Sale: View Home in Mt Washington Elementary School District Boasts Expansive Roof Deck

Sponsored Post 473 Quail Drive | $995,000 | Property Website Built in 2010, located within the highly coveted Mount Washington Elementary School District, this stunning view-home satisfies all your modern demands. An entire level dedicated to family-time and entertaining friends features an abundance of floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, which transform your kitchen, dining and separate […]

On The Market: Cypress Park triplex; Eagle Rock Craftsman; Monterey Hills condo by Debs Park

On The Market: Cypress Park triplex; Eagle Rock Craftsman; Monterey Hills condo by Debs Park

Around four dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Cypress Park: Triplex to be delivered vacant – one 3-bedroom unit and two 2-bedrooms. $875,000. Eagle Rock: 3-bedroom/2-bath Craftsman plus a stand-alone guest house. $1,375,000. Monterey Hills: […]

What are homes selling for in Monterey Hills?

What are homes selling for in Monterey Hills?

MONTEREY HILL — During the last three months, the average sales price of all homes sold was $428,860, with all the properties being condominiums, according to Redfin.com.  The average home that sold had 1.96 bedrooms, 1.82 baths and about 1,107-square-feet of space. Homes took an average of 45.72 days to sell. Want more numbers from the […]

Motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Echo Park

Motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Echo Park

Sidewalk memorial in honor of motorcyclist Ryan Huffman By LUCY GUANUNA ECHO PARK — Police continue to search for the driver of a stolen vehicle in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a motorcyclist on Sunset Boulevard earlier this month. The crash happened Saturday, June 10 at about 12:20 a.m. when the suspect, who was […]

Highland Park man allegedly sold cocaine from a home that served as a daycare center

Highland Park man allegedly sold cocaine from a home that served as a daycare center

BY LUCY GUANUNA HIGHLAND PARK — A Highland Park man has been charged with allegedly selling 20 kilograms of cocaine out of his home — which was also the site of an unlicensed day care center , the L.A. Times reports. An undercover agent who went to the home of Felipe Talamante, 48, last month […]