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Cyclists and pedestrians rule the road in Atwater Village today

Cyclists and pedestrians rule the road in Atwater Village today

Photo by Roberto Fonseca By ROBERTO FONSECA Cyclists, pedestrians and skaters are taking advantage of car-free streets in Atwater Village and Glendale today for CicLAvia. About three miles of streets — including Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village and Central and Brand avenues in Glendale — have been shut down to motor vehicles for most of […]

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A man was killed by a gunman in an apartment complex parking lot Friday night, police said. Officers received the call at 11:15 p.m. for a shooting at the 2800 block of Camulos Place, which is in the area of the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments complex. The victim, a 30-year-old hispanic male, was […]

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A man was killed by a gunman in an apartment complex parking lot Friday night, police said. Officers received the call at 11:15 p.m. for a shooting at the 2800 block of Camulos Place, which is in the area of the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments complex. The victim, a 30-year-old hispanic male, was […]

Echo Park noodle drive-in?; Sunset Boulevard wine bar scene; Dough Box grows in El Sereno

Echo Park noodle drive-in?; Sunset Boulevard wine bar scene; Dough Box grows in El Sereno

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Heard of a noodle drive-in? The owners of Silver Lake Ramen may be as close as you’ll get to such an experience with Silver Lake Ramen 2 Go, a noodles-brought-to-your-car concept. According to Eater LA, customers can order ahead and have their meals delivered to their car after pulling into the strip […]

Stunning Eagle Rock Craftsman from ModOp Design

Stunning Eagle Rock Craftsman from ModOp Design

1102 Neola Street | Eagle Rock Hidden behind mature hedges is this stunning Eagle Rock Craftsman bungalow from ModOp Design. Gorgeously renovated with extreme care and attention to detail this is the NELA home you have been waiting for. A great floorplan awaits upon entering with a spacious living room, dining area and open concept […]

On The Market: Cypress Park “condo alternative”; Glassell Park Traditional; Silver Lake 2-bedroom

On The Market: Cypress Park “condo alternative”; Glassell Park Traditional; Silver Lake 2-bedroom

More than 40 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Cypress Park: 2-bedroom, 720-square-foot “condo alternative” with one-car garage. $419,999. Glassell Park: 4-bedroom traditional with a view of the hills. Reviewing offers Friday. $749,000. Silver Lake: 2-bedroom […]

Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Montecito Heights?

Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Montecito Heights?

MONTECITO HEIGHTS — During the last three months, the average sales price of all  homes and condos sold was $679,468,  according to Redfin.com.  The average home that sold had 2.77 bedrooms, 1.55 baths and 1,367-square-feet of space. Homes took an average of 46.5 days to sell. Want more numbers from the past three months? Here […]

Water agency to remove “No Trespassing” signs from Eagle Rock trail

Water agency to remove “No Trespassing” signs from Eagle Rock trail

EAGLE ROCK —  The Metropolitan Water Agency said today it will remove controversial “No Trespassing” signs along a section of the Eagle Rock Canyon trail following a meeting with a community group and council office. “The signs are coming down,” said spokesman Bob Muir. The signs should be removed by the end of today or early […]

A new look on Temple Street

A new look on Temple Street

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Many new large apartment buildings are often derided as “stucco boxes.” Well, you can’t say that about Cactus, one of the new apartment buildings that been built along Temple Street. Tenants have begun to move into the four-story, 47-unit apartment complex that stretches across the entire block between Coronado and Carondelet streets. […]

Can’t get enough of that Silver Lake milkweed nectar

Can’t get enough of that Silver Lake milkweed nectar

Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE ––   Thanks to Sandy Driscoll for sending in the photo of the Monarch butterfly that she helped nurture last month as part of efforts to restore butterfly habitats. The butterfly pictured above was once one of three large caterpillars Driscoll found a little more than a month ago on […]