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Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake’s new dog cafe; Rewind Audio’s farewell to Echo Park storefront; wage hike welcomed in Boyle Heights

Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake’s new dog cafe; Rewind Audio’s farewell to Echo Park storefront; wage hike welcomed in Boyle Heights

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Coffee drinkers will soon be able to adopt a dog while sipping a cup of joe at the Dog Café in Silver Lake, reports the Los Angeles Times. Opening April 7, the Dog Café serves as a rescue spot for dogs that have been at the shelter the longest due to health […]

Bulletin Board: Echo Park neighborhood council candidate forum

Bulletin Board: Echo Park neighborhood council candidate forum

Sponsored Post Get involved, vote informed! Neighborhood Council elections for the Echo Park Neighborhood Council are in May. Join us for a candidate forum on Thursday, April 7 where all those running for a position have been invited to introduce themselves. The NC is currently under “exhaustive efforts” (probation status) so this election is even more important […]

Kidnapping suspect shot and killed after East L.A. standoff; Boyle Heights student drowns in rip current; suspicious package closes Highland Park Gold Line station

Kidnapping suspect shot and killed after East L.A. standoff; Boyle Heights student drowns in rip current; suspicious package closes Highland Park Gold Line station

Glassell Park | Ariane Alizio A kidnapping suspect was shot and killed by sheriff deputies after he had barricaded himself in an East L.A. home in the 6400 block of W. Northside Drive. The suspect was pronounced dead at a hospital. CBS 2 A 17-year-old senior at Bravo Medical Magnet High School in Boyle Heights drowned […]

New parklet in the works for Highland Park

New parklet in the works for Highland Park

The new parklet will be based on a kit with suggested designs |LADOT HIGHLAND PARK — Things did not go well for the York Boulevard parklet. Last July, a hit-and-run driver smashed into parklet’s benches and planters that had created a public gathering space on the 5000 block of York. The damaged parklet was fenced […]

Price reductions on 1900s Eagle Rock Craftsman; Boyle Heights 3-bedroom; El Sereno bungalow with large parking area

Price reductions on 1900s Eagle Rock Craftsman; Boyle Heights 3-bedroom; El Sereno bungalow with large parking area

Prices on more than a dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Eagle Rock:   Fully renovated 1900s Craftsman with three bedrooms and some original hardwood flooring now sells for $888,000 – a $20,000 drop from earlier this month. […]

Signs of frustration over Highland Park construction noise

Signs of frustration over Highland Park construction noise

HIGHLAND PARK – Contractor Roger Scalise has heard an earful from neighbors who have complained about construction noise at the home he has been working on for the past couple of months. Now, in response to the complaints, Scalise has draped a banner in front of the Hayes Avenue construction site that reads in part: […]

Eastside Review: Bats flying in Echo Park; gate blocks Silver Lake street; watch for package thieves

Eastside Review: Bats flying in Echo Park; gate blocks Silver Lake street; watch for package thieves

A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Yes, they can do that. A property owner along Dillon Street on the north side of the 101 Freeway have sealed off their road with a gate, blocking off outsiders. This section of the street has seen a recent […]

Scenes & Sightings from Mount Washington

Scenes & Sightings from Mount Washington

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Mount Washington. Luna vs. the world. A photo posted by Chad Concelmo (@chad_concelmo) on Mar 6, 2016 at 9:39am PST A photo posted by Rich P (@rail666) on Mar 9, 2016 at 9:48am PST #coffeeclimbingcrew this past Sunday with @okamicog, fixed 50/14. #fwdset #lonewolfcycling #cinelli #cinellimash #mashsf #pocsports […]

Scenes & Sightings from Mount Washington

Scenes & Sightings from Mount Washington

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Mount Washington. Luna vs. the world. A photo posted by Chad Concelmo (@chad_concelmo) on Mar 6, 2016 at 9:39am PST A photo posted by Rich P (@rail666) on Mar 9, 2016 at 9:48am PST #coffeeclimbingcrew this past Sunday with @okamicog, fixed 50/14. #fwdset #lonewolfcycling #cinelli #cinellimash #mashsf #pocsports […]