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A review of some of The Eastsider’s most popular stories of 2016

A review of some of The Eastsider’s most popular stories of 2016

You never know what will catch the attention of Eastsider readers.  Here are some of the most popular stories from each month of the year: January Follow Up: By November the restaurant had changed its name and menu. February Follow Up: Circus of Books closed in August. March April May June Follow Up: John Wolfden’s […]

A review of some of The Eastsider’s most popular stories of 2016

A review of some of The Eastsider’s most popular stories of 2016

You never know what will catch the attention of Eastsider readers.  Here are some of the most popular stories from each month of the year: January Follow Up: By November the restaurant had changed its name and menu. February Follow Up: Circus of Books closed in August. March April May June Follow Up: John Wolfden’s […]

Highland Park shooting victim identified

Highland Park shooting victim identified

HIGHLAND PARK — The woman who was fatally shot Wednesday morning at the corner of Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street has been identified as 23-year-old Jessica Andrea Rocha of Los Angeles, said Elissa Fleak with the county coroner. Rocha, identified as Jessica Rocha-Betancourt on an online fundraiser, was gunned down at 11 am after she […]

Atwater Village hit-and-run leaves pedestrian in serious condition

Atwater Village hit-and-run leaves pedestrian in serious condition

BY LUCY GUANUNA ATWATER VILLAGE — A 19-year-old man was left in serious condition following a hit-and-run Wednesday night in Atwater Village. According to a statement released by the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division, the collision occurred at around 11:10 p.m. as Ryan Correas was crossing Fletcher Drive near La Clede Avenue outside of a marked […]

Female shot in Highland Park

Female shot in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — Police have sealed off a section of Highland Park this morning after a female was shot near Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street. The condition of the victim, who was taken to a hospital, is unknown, according to an LAPD spokesman.  Police have established a perimeter as they search for a suspect […]

Price cuts for pair of Lincoln Heights bungalows; open lots in Mt. Washington; Silver Lake cottage

Price cuts for pair of Lincoln Heights bungalows; open lots in Mt. Washington; Silver Lake cottage

Prices on about a dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Lincoln Heights: Price drops $50,000 for 2-unit fixer-upper. Total of four bedrooms. $499,000. Mount Washington: More than $100,000 cut for an open lot – one among seven lots, […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays From The Eastsider

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays From The Eastsider

Tumbleweed Snowman, Elysian Park Wishing you and your family and friends  a wonderful holiday. Support The Eastsider Today Bloggers don’t live on comments alone. You can support The Eastsider, a privately-owned company, by purchasing an annual Reader Sponsorship. Your financial support and sponsorship will help defray the costs of gathering neighborhood news and stories. You can […]

Holiday scenes from across the Eastside

Holiday scenes from across the Eastside

Holiday lights, Angeleno Heights Eastsiders have been busy stringing up long strands of holiday lights and standing in long lines for tamales. But they still found time to share their holiday moments on Instagram as well submitting photos to The Eastsider. Here are some of those holiday scenes: Boyle Heights A photo posted by Danielle […]

Shopper & Diner: Unwrap these Echo Park tamales; Filipino sweets come to Silver Lake; must-try pancakes on the Eastside

Shopper & Diner: Unwrap these Echo Park tamales; Filipino sweets come to Silver Lake; must-try pancakes on the Eastside

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL The holiday season, for many, means tamale time. Here’s LA Weekly’s rundown for the best of this filling, Mesoamerican treat being served in the Echo Park area. Gigi’s Bakery’s of Historic Filipinotown made the list, with its Salvadoran tamales winning special praise. However, the Cuban bakery’s sans-potato Guatemalan and hefty Mexican tamales are […]

Christmas Eve Concert and Candlelight Service 4:30 pm

Christmas Eve Concert and Candlelight Service 4:30 pm

Sponsored Post Join your neighbors to enjoy some music and celebrate the rebirth of God in history as we reflect on “Ecstasy Amidst Terror,” connecting stories of shepherds and exiled parents to today’s threats. Stay for the bilingual posada at 6:00. Spanish Service at 7:00, followed by dinner, piñatas and Candy for the children. We […]