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Work resumes on failed Angeleno Heights condo project

Work resumes on failed Angeleno Heights condo project

Construction workers have returned to the site of the former Brownstone Lofts on the eastern edge of Angeleno Heights as new owners prepare to finish the project this fall. But instead of condos, the new owners,  Lion Real Estate Group, plans to rent out the 55 units in the three-story brick building as apartments. Earlier [...]

Echo Park shooting leaves one dead

Echo Park shooting leaves one dead

Police tonight are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found near a homeless encampment in Echo Park. The victim tumbled partway down a hillside after being shot once in the upper body near a cul de sac  at Bellevue Avenue and Alvarado Street, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart Division. [...]

Man found dead outside Echo Park church

Man found dead outside Echo Park church

Photo by E. Trujillo The body of a man believed to be a transient was found near the main entrance of  the Echo Park United Methodist Church this morning. The man died from apparent natural causes and no foul play is suspected, said Sgt. Robert Alaniz with the Northeast Division. Alaniz had no further details [...]

Casper the sleepy Highland Park gang member gets an unwelcome wake up call

Casper the sleepy Highland Park gang member gets an unwelcome wake up call

About 70 parolees were arrested across Los Angeles County early Thursday morning in what was described as the largest “surprise” parole sweep ever,  according to L.A. Now.  But the  majority of the 400 parolees who part of the sweep were not arrested, including a Highland Park gang member named Casper.  Casper apparently did not lose [...]

Eastside Property: Silver Lake apartment flipper is not shy about colors

Eastside Property: Silver Lake apartment flipper is not shy about colors

Photo by Silver Lake resident Before flipper makeover The Eastsider’s post on the blue-and-orange make over of an Echo Park apartment building prompted a Silver Lake resident to send over photos of a Hamilton Way apartment complex that also recently received a colorful paint job–this one featuring some splashes of tangerine and black trim. Turns out [...]

One man injured in Highland Park shooting

One man injured in Highland Park shooting

A man was shot twice in the stomach this afternoon in the most recent in a string of Highland Park shootings.  The 21-year-old victim, who was apparently standing outside of his home near Meridian and Branch streets when he was shot, survived the assault and was taken to a hospital for treatment, said Sgt. Alaniz [...]

Former Silver Lake Coffee Table property up for sale

Former Silver Lake Coffee Table property up for sale

Proposed Rowena Townhomes The developer that demolished the former Coffee Table cafe and other nearby buildings to make way for a condominium project  has put the Silver Lake property up for sale only about a year after purchasing the site. Miami-based 15 Group did not set an asking price for the 1.25-acre site on Rowena [...]

News & Notes from East L.A., Highland Park & Mt. Washington

News & Notes from East L.A., Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Mohawk & Sunset, Echo Park | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Highland Park man killed in South Pasadena traffic accident. Patch Mt. Washington celebrates National Moth Week. MWHA Muslim butcher shop serves East L.A.  L.A. Times & Previously On The Eastsider Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Sponsored Post: Two New Listings by bettershelter Open This Weekend in Atwater & Silver Lake!

Sponsored Post: Two New Listings by bettershelter Open This Weekend in Atwater & Silver Lake!

2244/2246 Fargo in Silver Lake (left) & 3358 La Clede in Atwater Dynamic Silver Lake duplex offers sun splashed and open living spaces with palm trees and hill views – all within walking distance to the Silver Lake Reservoir! 2244 Fargo, the rear cottage, boasts enormous flexible living spaces, including a large living room with [...]

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A. & Echo Park

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A. & Echo Park

Golden Hour Light On Security Door, El Sereno | Photo by Luis Blackaller/Flickr Young adults find a new  home in Boyle Heights. Wave Newspapers State Senator Kevin DeLeon  leaves downtown behind to open Echo Park office. Patch East L.A. panaderia serves as a summer school for Cordon Bleu bakery and pastry students. EGP News Happening [...]