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Caltrans to shed more light on 110 Freeway

Caltrans to shed more light on 110 Freeway

Earlier this week Danny Duarte posted a message on the ASNC Yahoo Group asking residents for help to restore the lighting along the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway, including the Avenue 43 Bridge in Montecito Heights, by filling out an MSR or Maintenance Service Request. Duarte wrote: It’s a rather simple form and can be filled [...]

Lost: Silver Lake Tuxedo cat

Lost: Silver Lake Tuxedo cat

Submitted by A. Pupura He is a neutered male black and white tuxedo cat, with a very obvious *white dot on his nose.* Please email at eveningprim@me.com with any information. Last seen Monday near Benton and Berkeley. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

News & Notes From Boyle Heights and Montecito Heights

News & Notes From Boyle Heights and Montecito Heights

Birrieria & Bougainvillea, Boyle Heights | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Chinatown “concept shop” opens Boyle Height branch with a party featuring music, art and ping pong. Racked L.A. How to get the freeway lights turned back on in Montecito Heights.  ASNC Happening Today:  Issues, Visions & Goals meeting, Silver Lake. Save The Date   Read [...]

Ballot Box: The ABCs – or make that the OHPs – of the March ballot

Ballot Box: The ABCs – or make that the OHPs – of the March ballot

Photo by Neon Tommy/Flickr By Brenda Rees How much does “the luck of the draw” play into local politics? We’ll know more in March when the  council district candidates will see if their position on the ballot played any factor in their wins or losses.  With a dozen candidates alone running in Council District 13, [...]

News & Notes from Echo Park & El Sereno

News & Notes from Echo Park & El Sereno

On The Edge, East Los Angeles | Photo by Antix818/Flickr Police seek help finding suspect in fatal El Sereno taco truck shooting. LAPD City to dedicate “Taix Square” in honor of Echo Park French restaurant . Echo Elysian Forum (dedication has been postponed) What’s closed on Martin Luther King Day? Daily News Bloggers don’t live on [...]

The snowman behind the candidates

The snowman behind the candidates

Photo by Martha Benedict It’s hard to appear like a serious-minded candidate running for public office when decorative stars dangle overhead and the giant figure of a snowman is looking over your shoulder. That was the scene on Saturday at the Montecito Heights Recreation Center during a candidates forum for the upcoming Council District 1 [...]

News & Notes From Atwater, Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Elysian Valley & Highland Park

News & Notes From Atwater, Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Elysian Valley & Highland Park

Suburban Landscape, Eagle Rock | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Boyle Heights man convicted of animal cruelty in connection with the death of a pit bull puppy named Picasso. LAPD Proposal would open L.A.River to boating and bird watching between Awater Village and Elysian Valley. Patch MTA presents final proposals to close 710 Freeway gap, including  [...]

Found: Small dog prone to puppy kisses now at animal shelter

Found: Small dog prone to puppy kisses now at animal shelter

Submitted by M. Marcano I just wanted Eastsiders to know my neighbor found a small white dog – he’d been clipped by a car near Pico and Hoover – and I took him to the North Central Shelter. http://www.petharbor.com/pet.asp?uaid=LACT4.A1368345 He is super cute – prone to puppy kisses, walks well on leash, slept nicely on [...]

Fire breaks out in Silver Lake alley

Fire breaks out in Silver Lake alley

Photo courtesy Coronado Elsinore Neighborhood Watch  A plume of black smoke  and flames shot up into the sky over Silver Lake today as a pile of  debris caught fire in an alleyway near Sunset Boulevard and Benton Way. No injuries were reported from the blaze, which was quickly extinguished by firefighters that broke out shortly [...]

Silver Lake nightclub owner cashes in on property

Silver Lake nightclub owner cashes in on property

View Larger Map Nightclub owner Steve Edelson had made  a fortune off the Eastside nightlife scene. Now apparently he is preparing to cash in on Eastside real estate. Edelson is in the process of selling some of his local real estate holdings, including the land beneath two popular nightspots: El Cid in Silver Lake and [...]