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East L.A. woman sentenced to 9 years in jail over immigration scam

East L.A. woman sentenced to 9 years in jail over immigration scam

East Los Angeles  —  A 64-year-old woman who ran an immigration business out of her home was sentenced to 9 years in jail for selling fake visas and passport stamps, the L.A County District Attorney announced. Dalila Moreno was also ordered pay more than $300,000 in restitution to more than 30 victims as part of her […]

Mid-Century Home in the Franklin Hills, Presented by Tracy Do

Mid-Century Home in the Franklin Hills, Presented by Tracy Do

Sponsored Post 3909 Prospect Ave. | Los Feliz This beautifully remodeled mid-century home places you in a choice spot, and within the district boundary of Franklin Elementary. The open concept living space impresses with exquisite details, oversized windows, and sliding glass doors providing effortless interplay with the outdoors. In the stylish, updated kitchen find gorgeous […]

Eastside Holiday: Christmas tree lightings in Eagle Rock & El Sereno; Echo Park Community Parade & Highland Park Hanukkah party

Eastside Holiday: Christmas tree lightings in Eagle Rock & El Sereno; Echo Park Community Parade & Highland Park Hanukkah party

Echo Park Community Parade By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Tis the time for holiday parades, parties and more! Below are a few Christmas- and Hanukkah-inspired  celebrations coming up this weekend and early next week. Old Fashioned Christmas  |  Friday,Dec. 7 Join Eagle Rock residents for live entertainment and refreshments during the Eagle Rock Tree Lighting Ceremony on […]

Elysian Valley’s dining scene is gaining some Italian flavor

Elysian Valley’s dining scene is gaining some Italian flavor

By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Elysian Valley  — Il Capriccio – a classic Italian restaurant in Los Feliz – is opening a pizzeria in Frogtown’s rising restaurant scene in Elysian Valley. The restaurant went public with the news in September when it served up bowls of pasta in front of its new home during during the Frogtown Artwalk. […]

Echo Park vintage store owner heads to prison after failing to report nearly $4 million to I.R.S.

Echo Park vintage store owner heads to prison after failing to report nearly $4 million to I.R.S.

Echo Park  — The owner of a chain of vintage stores, including one on Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park, has been sentenced to one year plus a day in federal prison after prosecutors said he hid nearly $4 million in income from the I.R.S. Jose Martin Andrade Flores, owner of  American Superior Used Clothing, will also have […]

P.F. Candle lights up the Echo Park shopping scene

P.F. Candle lights up the Echo Park shopping scene

Courtesy PF Candle Echo Park –  P.F. Candle Co. has opened its first store inside a former Sunset Boulevard boutique. The company’s apothecary-styled candles, sold in signature amber glass jars, have been available at big chains like West Elm and Urban Outfitters and online. But now the company is showcasing its wares and those of others in what it calls […]

Kirstie Alley selling Los Feliz mansion for $12 million; bio-tech corridor grows in El Sereno; 70 more apartments. for Echo Park’s lower Sunset

Kirstie Alley selling Los Feliz mansion for $12 million; bio-tech corridor grows in El Sereno; 70 more apartments. for Echo Park’s lower Sunset

– Eastside Real Estate & Development News Welcome to a digest of Eastside real estate news, development and people. In this week’s issue: “Cheers” star  Kirstie Alley has put her Los Feliz villa on the market while  Sean Murray of  “NCIS” just bought property in Atwater Village. A 77-unit apartment building is being proposed in Echo […]

Available for Lease, Beautiful Eastside Homes and a Cool Retail Space, Presented by Tracy Do

Available for Lease, Beautiful Eastside Homes and a Cool Retail Space, Presented by Tracy Do

Sponsored Post 5405 Black Oak Dr. | Los Feliz This beautifully renovated Mid-Century Ranch style home is available for lease January 1st in the verdant Oaks neighborhood, the most desirable section of Los Feliz. The spacious residence combines modern amenities with mid-century roots, including an airy layout and large windows that welcome the daylight. Character-rich […]

Changes in store for Valerie’s | Behind the scenes at Botanica in Silver Lake | P.F. Candle Co. lights up Echo Park

Changes in store for Valerie’s  | Behind the scenes at Botanica in Silver Lake |  P.F. Candle Co. lights up Echo Park

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Valerie’s is changing up its Echo Park cafe and Historic Filipinotown sweets shop. Find out what it’s like to run a Silver Lake restaurant. And, a new designer candle shop and home accessories shop is coming to Echo Park Read on for Shopper & Diner news. There’s a few changes happening at […]

Violinist, “Genius Grant” Winner & Gentrifier: Q&A with Echo Park’s Vijay Gupta

Violinist, “Genius Grant” Winner & Gentrifier: Q&A with Echo Park’s Vijay Gupta

Robert Vijay Gupta in his Echo Park home | Courtesy John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation By LUCY GUANUNA Echo Park —  It’s been 12 years since violinist Vijay Gupta became the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s youngest member. Since then Gupta has moved to Los Angeles from New York, started the Street Symphony, which performs for […]