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Found in Eagle Rock: Small, white Maltese dog

Found in Eagle Rock: Small, white Maltese dog
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Found a little white maltese doggie running around the 134W entrance off Colorado Blvd, near the Trader Joe’s in East Eagle Rock. Doggie is safe and sound, but is probably missing home. Please contact me if you have any information about the owner. Contact: lkrovoza@gmail.com/(530) 219-3306 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? […]

Billboard company moves closer to installing digital signs over Eastside

Billboard company moves closer to installing digital signs over Eastside

This conventional billboard on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake would be replaced with a digital sign The spread of digital billboards across Los Angeles was virtually halted a few years ago after a federal appeals court upheld a city billboard ordinance. But a recent legal victory by Lamar Central Outdoor may put it a step […]

$50,000 reward proposed in connection with fatal Echo Park stabbing

$50,000 reward proposed in connection with fatal Echo Park stabbing

Carlos Arellano | Photo courtesy Brenda Castello ECHO PARK — The City Council on Wednesday is scheduled to vote on issuing a $50,000 reward in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 22-year-old man last August who was attacked after refusing to give up his skateboard. Highland Park resident Carlos Arellano was was fatally stabbed […]

Homeless man takes over Echo Park stairway

Homeless man takes over Echo Park stairway

ECHO PARK — The Clinton Street Stairway across from Echo Park Lake is often littered with broken beer bottles and trash despite ongoing clean ups and even a grass-roots restoration effort.  But conditions have worsened in the past month after a homeless man began to pile items at the base of the southern flight of […]

Weekend Bite: Sweet treats in Hermon

Weekend Bite:  Sweet treats in Hermon

Who can resist? | Eastside Food Bites/Instagram HERMON — Perhaps the star of this tiny neighborhood’s dining scene is Monterey Donuts, where you can satisfy your craving for sweets and Lotto tickets.  “Damn good doughnut,” said Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites after treating herself to the doughnut pictured above. Got a favorite a favorite […]

Viewpoints: Support Parks, Vote Yes on P

Viewpoints: Support Parks, Vote Yes on P

By Luis López Few civic endeavors in Los Angeles over the past century have captivated our collective imagination like plans to revitalize the L.A. River. They promise to transform this legendary waterway, from which our city actually takes its name, into a grand centerpiece and ecosystem for all Angelenos to enjoy. But accomplishing this feat […]

Happy Halloween from Silver Lake!

Happy Halloween from Silver Lake!

The Vidal Pumpkin Sculpture, 2014 Edition | Guy Vidal SILVER LAKE — The Vidal family’s Halloween sculpture is once again attracting attention. Guy Vidal said that this year’s Vidal Pumpkin Sculpture resembles a sea monster/octopus, with its tentacles reaching out across the lawn in the direction of the Silver Lake Reservoir. A frightful but fun […]

New And Modern Green-Built Home Now Available In Highland Park

New And Modern Green-Built Home Now Available In Highland Park

Sponsored Post New modern green-built home with green point rating. Built with our discerning Highland Park creative’s in mind. The top floor living area flows seamlessly to the front balcony with floor to ceiling glass to capture the views and lush greenery of the mature trees lining the street. High ceilings give room to breath […]

Skeletons, complaints and delays haunt renovation of former Rampart police station

Skeletons, complaints and delays haunt renovation of former Rampart police station

The renovation of the former Rampart station is running behind schedule By LUCY GUANUNA HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — The conversion of the former Rampart Division police station into the stylish new headquarters for the SWAT team was slated to be been finished next month. But the building remains a hollowed out eyesore, and the completion date […]

The guardian of a hill called Flat Top

The guardian of a hill called Flat Top

Roy Payan on Flat Top | Nathan Solis By NATHAN SOLIS In high school Roy Payan ran the hills of Montecito Heights for cross country. He remembers being chased by road runner hens and a very green place with rabbits and lizards high above the city in a place known as Flat Top. Today, Payan, […]