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Residential and retail proposed for Mariachi Plaza; more details of a Silver Lake killing; Council approves sidewalk repair rebates

Residential and retail proposed for Mariachi Plaza; more details of a Silver Lake killing; Council approves sidewalk repair rebates

Today’s Photo: Echo Park | Pat Saperstein Two developers have submitted proposals to build a mix of housing and shops on a city-owned lot across the street from Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. Curbed L.A. A “blued” handgun may have been used in a robbery connected to the 2013 Silver Lake murder of Joseph Gatto. […]

Lost in Atwater Village, Eagle Rock, East Los Angeles, Glassell Park: Small female Calico kitty

Lost in Atwater Village, Eagle Rock, East Los Angeles, Glassell Park: Small female Calico kitty

VERY URGENT: Foster cat missing in Glendale since November 5th! Was spotted running down Chevy Chase Dr. and Adams in Glendale/Atwater Village area 3 days ago. Please contact me as soon as spotted so I can set up traps. Contact: asoydova@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Become […]

L.A. is the main character of Silver Lake author’s new childrens’ book

L.A. is the main character of Silver Lake author’s new childrens’ book

Courtesy Sara Beth Greene SILVER LAKE — Sara Greene, a long time resident of Echo Park and Silver Lake, took time off from producing commercials and music videos to care for her daughter and devote more time to her writing. That’s how she ended up writing a children’s book — Los Angeles 1 to 10 […]

Why did the Boyle Heights rooster cross the road?

Why did the Boyle Heights rooster cross the road?

BOYLE HEIGHTS — We don’t have an answer for you because this rooster declined to comment. He was too busy going back and forth across  Pleasant Avenue near Mariachi Plaza. More Boyle Heights stories Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Become an Eastside Animals sponsor Read the Full Story at Eastsider […]

Scenes and Sightings from Glassell Park

Scenes and Sightings from Glassell Park

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Glassell Park. The #sky was pretty this morning A photo posted by David Bock & Sons (@buzzedhoneys) on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:07am PST Every swimmer knows that the worst part of swim practice is jumping in the pool…..brrrrrrr!!!! ❄️‍♀️ A photo posted by Ashley Kerbel (@mrs_kerbel) on […]

Cubans gather in Echo Park after Castro’s death

Cubans gather in Echo Park after Castro’s death

ECHO PARK — The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted a group of Los Angeles Cubans to gather this afternoon at Echo Park Lake, where they waved flags as some passing motorists honked their horns in support. Echo Park  emerged as a center for Cuban Americans in the early 1960s as local churches welcomed […]

Eastside Weekend: “Shop Small” in Eagle Rock; string duo performs in Echo Park

Eastside Weekend: “Shop Small” in Eagle Rock; string duo performs in Echo Park

Eagle Rock celebrates “Small Business Saturday,” as a business group known as We Heart Eagle Rock holds its 6th Annual “Shop Small” event. In Echo Park, the string duo of Connie Kupka and David Speltz perform at the Edendale Branch Library. In East Hollywood, Paw Paw records extends Black Friday into Saturday with a vinyl […]

Happy Thanksgiving! Here are some things to be thankful for

Happy Thanksgiving! Here are some things to be thankful for

Dawn in Montecito Heights |  Photo by Martha Benedict We asked our readers what they were thankful for this year. Here are their replies: Im most thankful for good health, as it is the highest form of personal wealth. — Shiny Diamond, Silver Lake I am thankful to have lived in Atwater Village & Silver […]

The poet who championed the L.A. River turns over leadership of advocacy group

The poet who championed the L.A. River turns over leadership of advocacy group

Lewis MacAdams, who raised awareness and support to restore the Los Angeles River, is stepping down as president of the Friends of the Los Angeles River, the advocacy group he co-founded three decades ago, reports the L.A. Times. “It’s time for a new generation of idealists to guide her future for the next 30 years,” […]

A curve in the road marks a trouble spot for Echo Park motorists and pedestrians

A curve in the road marks a trouble spot for Echo Park motorists and pedestrians

Sunset Boulevard bends between Rosemont and Mohawk in Echo Park ECHO PARK — The cause of Sunday’s crash that killed two female pedestrians near a bus stop at Sunset Boulevard and Rosemont Avenue has yet to be determined, police said today. However, the silver Mustang that hit the two elderly women was traveling on a […]