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New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

Omarosa delivers last Boyle Heights church sermon amid prayers and protest

Omarosa delivers last Boyle Heights church sermon amid prayers and protest

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Omarosa Manigault was widely known as a combative reality TV star before becoming a highly visible African-American supporter of Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. But in Boyle Heights, Manigault is also known as a preacher, serving as assistant pastor at the Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church. On Sunday, protesters gathered outside the […]

Eastside Review: Metro ridership drops; 13-year sentence for knife attacker; Friday’s storm knocks out power

Eastside Review: Metro ridership drops; 13-year sentence for knife attacker; Friday’s storm knocks out power

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Streets were blocked off and the LAPD bomb squad was called in to inspect a suspicious item – a backpack – left outside the McDonald’s at Temple and Alvarado streets. No bomb was found in […]

Are you in the dark? Power still out in many neighborhoods

Are you in the dark?  Power still out in many neighborhoods

Crews from the L.A. Department of Water & Power have been working around the clock to repair downed power lines and other damaged inflicted by Friday’s powerful storm. But thousands of customers from Silver Lake to El Sereno remain without power tonight, with some outages having lasted more than 24 hours. “With the high number […]

For Sale: Brendan Curran presents Spanish Revival in Highland Park

For Sale: Brendan Curran presents Spanish Revival in Highland Park

Sponsored Post 4755 Lincoln Avenue | $999,000 | Property Website Have you recently had the urge to move overseas, yet reluctant to leave your LA life behind? Now you can experience the allure of Spain while living just one block from York Blvd. This 1930 Spanish Revival has been restored to its original charm with […]

For Sale: The Beauty on the Knoll…

For Sale: The Beauty on the Knoll…

Sponsored Post 915 N. Avenue 63 | $855,000 | Property Website By the time you move in, spring will have sprung. The resident caterpillars, hosted on the asclepias curassavica, will now be monarchs fluttering about your garden getting ready for their journey to Mexico…and you?You’re sliding barefoot with joy, on the bright wood floors, doing […]

For Sale: The Beauty on the Knoll…

For Sale: The Beauty on the Knoll…

Sponsored Post 915 N. Avenue 63 | $855,000 | Property Website By the time you move in, spring will have sprung. The resident caterpillars, hosted on the asclepias curassavica, will now be monarchs fluttering about your garden getting ready for their journey to Mexico…and you?You’re sliding barefoot with joy, on the bright wood floors, doing […]

L.A. Times endorses Mitch O’Farrell for Council District 13; 23 candidates running for 34th Congressional seat; City Council votes to decriminalize street vending but ….

L.A. Times endorses Mitch O’Farrell for Council District 13; 23 candidates running for 34th Congressional seat; City Council votes to decriminalize street vending but ….

Eastside Scene: Power lines along the L.A. River, Silver Lake | Janet Grey The L.A. Times endorsed Mitch O’Farrell in the Council District 13 race, saying the incumbent councilman has “proved himself to be a thoughtful, committed representative who has his eyes on the long-term needs of the city.” However, the Times Editorial Board noted […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Designer, educator, and curator Jia Gu talks about collaboration and community at Silver Lake’s Materials & Applications

Neighborhood Spotlight: Designer, educator, and curator Jia Gu talks about collaboration and community at Silver Lake’s Materials & Applications

Jia Gu and Luca | Courtesy Jia Gu By PAMELA AVILA Designer, educator, student and curator, Jia Gu does a little bit of everything. Aside from teaching architecture at the University of California and at Southern California Institute for Architecture (SCI-arc), she also works as the Executive Director for Materials & Applications in Silver Lake. […]

East L.A. sidewalk vendors love Valentine’s Day

East L.A. sidewalk vendors love Valentine’s Day

Atlantic Boulevard and Louis Place | Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — Forget to buy a Valentine’s Day gift for that someone special?  That’s no problem in East L.A., where many sidewalks and street corners are brimming with flowers, balloons and teddy bears being hawked by street vendors.  Aurelio Jose Barrera  dashed around the […]