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Silver Lake celebrates a stairway and film history with 20th annual Music Box Steps Day

Silver Lake celebrates a stairway and film history with 20th annual Music Box Steps Day

Photo courtesy Music Box Steps Da9 SILVER LAKE — The public stairway that cuts down the hillside in the 900 block of Vendome Street is not the city’s longest or most grand. But thanks to Laurel & Hardy’s 1932 Oscar-winning short film The Music Box, the stairway is perhaps the city’s most famous, with the [...]

Raccoons park themselves in a Silver Lake driveway

Raccoons park themselves in a Silver Lake driveway

Photo by Paul Michael Neuman SILVER LAKE –  What were five raccoons doing in this Silver Lake driveway?  Were they trying to cut off a catalytic converter or puncture a tire?  Paul Michael Neuman of Silver Lake snapped this shot in the hills above Glendale Boulevard near the Silver Lake Library. Read the Full Story [...]

Eastside Thursday: Comedy Palace; interactive sculpture dedication; ballot measure explainer; Elysian Valley council meeting

Eastside Thursday: Comedy Palace; interactive sculpture dedication; ballot measure explainer; Elysian Valley council meeting

Today’s line up of events includes a free comedy show above a Los Feliz Chinese restaurant and the launch of LASHP Trails and the Wellspring, a digitally interactive sculpture near  L.A. State Historic Park. There are neighborhood council meetings scheduled for Elysian Valley, Highland Park and Lincoln Heights while the League of Women Voters will [...]

Eastside Thursday: Comedy Palace; interactive sculpture dedication; ballot measure explainer; Elysian Valley council meeting

Eastside Thursday: Comedy Palace; interactive sculpture dedication; ballot measure explainer; Elysian Valley council meeting

Today’s line up of events includes a free comedy show above a Los Feliz Chinese restaurant and the launch of LASHP Trails and the Wellspring, a digitally interactive sculpture near  L.A. State Historic Park. There are neighborhood council meetings scheduled for Elysian Valley, Highland Park and Lincoln Heights while the League of Women Voters will [...]

Will Silver Lake’s “Bates Motel” go from eyesore to artwork?

Will Silver Lake’s “Bates Motel” go from eyesore to artwork?

The Sunset Pacific Motel SILVER LAKE — After being boarded up for about two decades, the owners of the Sunset Pacific Motel – aka Bates Motel – plan to demolish the Sunset Boulevard structure to construct apartments, part of a trio of controversial apartment building. But before the bulldozers arrive, a French artist has proposed [...]

Will Silver Lake’s “Bates Motel” go from eyesore to artwork?

Will Silver Lake’s “Bates Motel” go from eyesore to artwork?

The Sunset Pacific Motel SILVER LAKE — After being boarded up for about two decades, the owners of the Sunset Pacific Motel – aka Bates Motel – plan to demolish the Sunset Boulevard structure to construct apartments, part of a trio of controversial apartment building. But before the bulldozers arrive, a French artist has proposed [...]

Will Silver Lake’s “Bates Motel” go from eyesore to artwork?

Will Silver Lake’s “Bates Motel” go from eyesore to artwork?

The Sunset Pacific Motel SILVER LAKE — After being boarded up for about two decades, the owners of the Sunset Pacific Motel – aka Bates Motel – plan to demolish the Sunset Boulevard structure to construct apartments, part of a trio of controversial apartment building. But before the bulldozers arrive, a French artist has proposed [...]

Highland Park woman chases away burglars

Highland Park woman chases away burglars

HIGHLAND PARK — A woman who lives on the boundary of Highland Park and Eagle Rock said she chased off a trio of burglars as they attempted to steal bikes from her garage  while she was at home on Monday night. “I’m still shaken up but so glad I managed to scare them off,” she [...]

Highland Park woman chases away burglars

Highland Park woman chases away burglars

HIGHLAND PARK — A woman who lives on the boundary of Highland Park and Eagle Rock said she chased off a trio of burglars as they attempted to steal bikes from her garage  while she was at home on Monday night. “I’m still shaken up but so glad I managed to scare them off,” she [...]

Highland Park woman chases away burglars

Highland Park woman chases away burglars

HIGHLAND PARK — A woman who lives on the boundary of Highland Park and Eagle Rock said she chased off a trio of burglars as they attempted to steal bikes from her garage  while she was at home on Monday night. “I’m still shaken up but so glad I managed to scare them off,” she [...]