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Echo Park shoppers check out the new neighborhood market

Echo Park shoppers check out the new neighborhood market
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Lassens’ new Echo Park store Echo Park — There were bare spots on the shelves, and some of the cash registers and computers were acting up. In fact, the officials of Lassens Natural Foods & Vitamins were considering postponing this morning’s “soft opening” of their new Echo Park store until the afternoon to be better […]

The biggest little railroad on the Eastside runs through El Sereno

The biggest little railroad on the Eastside runs through El Sereno

Volunteers control the trains that run on the Sierra Pacific Line in El Sereno |  Photo by C.J. Salgado El Sereno — The Pasadena Model Railroad Club has built one of the largest model railroad layouts in the country, a 5,000-square-foot world filled with small towns, ski resorts, lakes, mountains and, yes, thousands of feet […]

Weekend Bite: Coconut milk oatmeal for breakfast

Weekend Bite: Coconut milk oatmeal for breakfast

Photo by Valentina | Eastside Foodbites/Instagram Highland Park — After enjoying a bowl of coconut milk oatmeal and some  turmeric potato hash, Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites declared that her morning meal at Good Girl Dinette was the “best in breakfast in Highland Park.” Can you top that? Got a favorite a favorite meal […]

Shopper & Diner: Lassens to open Echo Park store on Monday; Aussie apothocary setting up shop in Silver Lake; new restaurant planned for pricey apartment house

Shopper & Diner: Lassens to open Echo Park store on Monday; Aussie apothocary setting up shop in Silver Lake; new restaurant planned for pricey apartment house

Lassens, the small chain of natural foods and vitamins stores,  will open its new Echo Park market on Monday, Sept. 17.  Lassens/Facebook The owners of the Spare Room in Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel plan to open a 75-seat restaurant and “general store” at the base of The Elysian, the pricey apartment tower just east of Echo […]

Found in Echo Park: Tan pit bull mix puppy for adoption

Found in Echo Park: Tan pit bull mix puppy for adoption

Bandit is a 4 month-old grey white and tan pit/shepherd mix. He is very active, independent, playful and eager to explore the world. He loves hiking and going to the dogpark and knows all the basic commands. He is doing really well on potty and crate training and gets along great with other dogs. He […]

Eagle Rock power outage; Highland Park shooting victim identified; funky fungus grows in Silver Lake

Eagle Rock power outage; Highland Park shooting victim identified; funky fungus grows in Silver Lake

Dog & Sunset, Elysian Park | Uncle Rhea/Instagram The LADWP was working to restore power to 650 Eagle Rock customers this morning.  LADWP The victim of Tuesday night’s Highland Park shooting was identified as 26-year-old Conrad Gomez. CBS2 Police said they have not identified any suspects in last year’s fatal shooting of Silver Lake resident […]

Fatal Highland Park shooting; suspect sought in beating death of East L.A. man; printmaker Richard Duardo dies

Fatal Highland Park shooting; suspect sought in beating death of East L.A. man; printmaker Richard Duardo dies

The Alley Behind Bank of America, Echo Park | Scott Fajack/Instagram The victim of last night’s Highland Park shooting in the 6000 block of Fayette Street was killed, and the suspect remains at large. Daily News The Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to help find the suspect involved in the fatal beating of a […]

Veterans Day salute over Glassell Park

Veterans Day salute  over Glassell Park

Photo by Matt Hartman Glassell Park — The vintage airplanes of the Condor Squadron buzzed across today’s gray skies during a Veterans Day flight. Matt Hartman captured these images from Glassell Park. Photo by Matt Hartman Photo by Matt Hartman Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Angeleno Heights or Angelino Heights?

Angeleno Heights or Angelino Heights?

Which sign has it right? | Madalyn Rofer-Choate Even the city-issued signs disagree about the correct spelling of the Victorian-era neighborhood next to Echo Park. Madalyn Rofer-Choate sent in this photo of the signs at Bellevue Avenue and East Edgeware Road that spell the neighborhood name two ways: Angeleno with an “e” and Angelino with […]

Police fatally shoot man after chase through Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights

Police fatally shoot man after chase through Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights

A man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon was shot and killed by police early this morning after exchanging gunfire with officers and waving at bystanders during an hours-long chase on the streets of Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights, according to ABC 7. The chase began on the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway near Avenue […]