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Señor Fish dives into Echo Park restaurant scene

Señor Fish dives into Echo Park restaurant scene
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It look several months longer than expected, but Mexican restaurant  Señor Fish has opened in Echo Park. The space, a former Pescado Mojado at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Logan Street, is still not finished but the arched ceiling with exposed wood  beams impressed the first diners at the Mexican restaurant. “The food was […]

Homeland Security conducts Glassell Park investigation

Homeland Security conducts Glassell Park investigation

Glassell Park residents wondered what was going on this morning near Avenue 30 and Edward Street, where it looked like an LAPD “special forces” unit was on the scene near a duplex, according to one man. However, according to Lt. Steven Flores with the Northeast Division, the officers on the scene were with Homeland Security, […]

Occidental College fires football coach in wake of recruiting investigation

Occidental College fires football coach in wake of recruiting investigation

Photo from Occidental College Occidental College fired Dale Widolff as head football coach after a 30-year long career at the Eagle Rock college amid an NCAA investigation into alleged recruiting violations, the second investigation involving Widolff in the past two years. “We take violations of the rules very seriously and believe that, however difficult, we […]

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake

Salvage, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Squigee Beckingheim/Flickr Police ask for public’s help to solve Boyle Heights weekend killing. The Voice/Facebook L.A. Unified adopts new graduation requirements. Daily News Car strikes Silver Lake pedestrian on Rowena. Patch Eagle Rock High students walk out to protest firing of coach. Patch Atwater Art Walk seeing submissions. Bulletin Board […]

DWP chief to address concerns over Silver Lake water line construction

DWP chief to address concerns over Silver Lake water line construction

The head of the Department and Water Power will come to Silver Lake tonight to respond to complaints that the agency and its contractors have failed  to property shield residents from  a major water line construction that has disrupted the north end of the community. The  project, which has involved ripping up numerous streets on […]

Post-fire remodel strips historic charm from Echo Park house

Post-fire remodel strips historic charm from Echo Park house

Photo from Redfin. This 1905 Echo Park bungalow on Sutherland Street up the hill from the Short Stop bar was heavily damaged by a fire in January of last year that sent its occupants, including music promoter Sean Carlson of FYF Fest fame, fleeing for their lives. Now, after an extensive repair job, the two-bedroom […]

Supermoon view from Silver Lake

Supermoon view from Silver Lake

Photo by Matt Hartman Matt Hartman  captured the above photo of tonight’s supermoon from Micheltorena Street in Silver Lake at about 8:30 p.m.  Here, for you photo buffs, is the equipment he used to during tonight’s lunar photo shoot: Canon 7D with a 300mm 2.8L with a 2x doubler and a vintage swift spotting scope […]

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & Glassell Park

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & Glassell Park

Abierto Al Publico, Glassell Park | Photo by Susan C. Weber/Flickr Judge orders Glassell Park charter school to move out of Van de Kamps campus. L.A. Now Echo Park couple get a pantry makeover. L.A. Times You Pick: Atwater liquor store sells mix-and-match six packs of micro brews. Girls Who Like Beer Happening Today: Mayberry […]

Police searching for patients missing from Silver Lake area mental health facility

Police searching for patients missing from Silver Lake area mental health facility

Police are searching for two patients who went missing Thursday night  from a mental health facility in Silver Lake and are in need of medication.  KTLA reports that one of the  patients may have may have a criminal record.  The station’s video footage indicates that the two male patients were housed at the  Gateway Hospital […]

Montecito Heights watching out for baby owl

Montecito Heights watching out for baby owl

Montecito Heights owlet. Photo courtesy Debs Park Audubon Center Montecito Heights residents are being asked to keep a close eye on a baby Great Horned Owl and protect it from harassment. The owl, estimated to be between eight to 10 weeks old, has been living in the trees near Griffin Avenue near Montecito Drive, where […]