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Eastside Weekend: Music and arts festivals in Eagle Rock, Echo Park and Highland Park

Eastside Weekend: Music and arts festivals in Eagle Rock, Echo Park and Highland Park
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It’s the 17th year of the Eagle Rock Music Festival, with bands playing from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday In Echo Park, it’s the sixth year of Echo Park Rising, with events all weekend that include music and comedy on multiple stages. Out on the edge of Mount Washington, Councilmember Gil Cedillo hosts […]

Police activity in Highland Park area [updated]

Police activity in Highland Park area [updated]

HIGHLAND PARK — Residents are reporting a significant amount of police activity – including a large number of squad cars and a police helicopter circling overhead – tonight near York Boulevard and San Pasqual Avenue on the border of Highland Park and Garvanza.  Twitter user Simply Informed, which tracks police scanner channels,  reported  an “Officer […]

New Contemporary View Homes in Hollywood – Grand Opening This Weekend

New Contemporary View Homes in Hollywood – Grand Opening This Weekend

Sponsored Post Rooftop Terrace Grand Opening Weekend:  Saturday, Aug. 20: 2 pm – 7 pm & Sunday, Aug. 21: 2 pm to 5 pm Six, brand new architecturally-designed single-family homes are now for sale at Panorama, located in the Beachwood Canyon area of Hollywood. This is the only intimate grouping of new homes located north of […]

Battle of the Bands: Echo Park Rising takes on Guns ‘N Roses

Battle of the Bands: Echo Park Rising takes on Guns ‘N Roses

Scenes from past Echo Park Rising events | Nathan Solis ECHO PARK — Over the next few days thousands of music fans will be pouring through Echo Park. One group will be headed to Dodger Stadium for a two-night stand (Aug 18 & 19) by rock legends Guns N’ Roses. The other group will be hitting […]

Sexual predator commits more crimes after East Hollywood & Echo Park assaults

Sexual predator commits more crimes after East Hollywood & Echo Park assaults

Surveillance photo of suspect | LAPD A man who assaulted women in their apartments in East Hollywood and Echo Park earlier this month has been involved in six additional incidents since then despite widely circulated surveillance videos and heightened efforts by police to capture the suspect, who has been seen armed with a knife. Today, […]

Reward offered for suspect in attempted rape and assaults in Echo Park & East Hollywood

Reward offered for suspect in attempted rape and assaults in Echo Park & East Hollywood

Police earlier this month released a surveillance video in hopes of capturing a sexual predator-prowler responsible for assaulting women in their apartments in Echo Park and East Hollywood. But the suspect, who wore a t-shirt featuring the image of the Virgin Mary, remains on the loose. That has prompted officials to offer a $35,000 reward […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Golden Retriever

Lost in Silver Lake: Golden Retriever

My 2 year old male golden retriever apparently escaped from my yard on the evening of August 13. He has a black leather .collar but no tag. He is a very recent rescue, so he doesn’t quite know his name yet. He’ll answer to a whistle, and maybe to the name Oski. Contact: 213-503-7931 Want […]

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

Sponsored Post 1664 Maltman Ave | $1,275,000 | Property Website The August House, 1913, Historic-Cultural Monument #699. A unique opportunity to own a piece of LA history. Who hasn’t driven by this iconic Asian-style Craftsman on the corner of Effie in Silver Lake at some time. With its wraparound porch and period details, this 4BR/2BA […]

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

Sponsored Post 1664 Maltman Ave | $1,275,000 | Property Website The August House, 1913, Historic-Cultural Monument #699. A unique opportunity to own a piece of LA history. Who hasn’t driven by this iconic Asian-style Craftsman on the corner of Effie in Silver Lake at some time. With its wraparound porch and period details, this 4BR/2BA […]

Shopper & Diner: Eastside “Best Taco” spots; Kindness & Mischief perks up Highland Park; DIY döner

Shopper & Diner:  Eastside “Best Taco” spots;  Kindness & Mischief perks up Highland Park;  DIY döner

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Five Eastside taco spots were named in Los Angeles Magazine’s “25 Best Tacos in Los Angeles.” Predictably, Boyle Heights reigned as taco masters, with three mentions. First up, Mariscos Jalisco received a nod for its shrimp taco dorados soaked in red pepper sauce. Then the heat turns up a notch with Birrieria […]