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710 Freeway in East L.A. to close for bridge repairs; Loretta Sanchez strikes a pose at Cal State L.A.; Columbus Day closures

710 Freeway in East L.A. to close for bridge repairs; Loretta Sanchez strikes a pose at Cal State L.A.; Columbus Day closures

Silver Lake | Ross Reyes East L.A. Jam:  Caltrans is warning motorists to look for alternative routes this weekend as a section of the 710 Freeway in East L.A. will be closed to repair the Olympic Boulevard overpass. CalTrans  Rep. Loretta Sanchez ended her closing remarks at the U.S. Senate debate at Cal State L.A. […]

Sunset view from Silver Lake

Sunset view from Silver Lake

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Thanks to Dan Gershon of Silver Lake for sharing a shot of today’s sunset, glowing through cloud-streaked skies. More Silver Lake stories Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider during the last […]

Boyle Heights theater showcases Latino love affair with Morrisey

Boyle Heights theater showcases Latino love affair with Morrisey

BOYLE HEIGHTS  — Casa 0101 Theater explores young Latino’s fascination with the British performer Morrissey in a festival called Teatro Moz. Intimate scenes that have helped define the identities of many Morrissey fans are acted out on stage to the tunes of their favorite songs, says the L.A. Times. Issues of sexual ambiguity to heartbreak […]

Man wounded in Highland Park gang shooting

Man wounded in Highland Park gang shooting

BY LUCY GUANUNA HIGHLAND PARK — Police continue to search for the suspects in a gang shooting that left one man injured early this morning. The victim was walking near Avenue 55 and Media Drive at around 3:20 a.m. when the two suspects drove up, exited their vehicle and approached him, said Lt. Ryan Schatz […]

Cafe Birdie takes off in Highland Park

Cafe Birdie takes off in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — Cafe Birdie is the sort of “trendy, New American, cocktail-heavy restaurant” that one normally associates with Hollywood or downtown, according to LA Weekly Except it’s in Highland Park — the latest trendy restaurant to pop up in a neighborhood that was once given over mainly to Mexican food. Run by Friends & […]

Price cuts on Echo Park triplex; El Sereno 2-bedroom; 3-on-a-lot in Lincoln Heights

Price cuts on Echo Park triplex; El Sereno 2-bedroom; 3-on-a-lot in Lincoln Heights

Prices on more than 30 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park/Silver Lake: Price drops $140,000 for three units on a lot – six bedrooms total. $785,000. El Sereno: Price reduced by more than $50,000 for a 2-bedroom, […]

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

A more collaborative first floor | Pamela Avila BY PAMELA AVILA EL SERENO — The main library at Cal State L.A., which was built around books and individual study, is undergoing changes to make it more welcoming and relevant to a new generation of students. The first floor of the John F. Kennedy Library now […]

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

A more collaborative first floor | Pamela Avila BY PAMELA AVILA EL SERENO — The main library at Cal State L.A., which was built around books and individual study, is undergoing changes to make it more welcoming and relevant to a new generation of students. The first floor of the John F. Kennedy Library now […]

Eastside Review: A Latino tribute to Morrissey; how to scare coyotes; Gold Line headed for Montclair

Eastside Review: A Latino tribute to Morrissey; how to scare coyotes; Gold Line headed for Montclair

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Why are many Mexicans fascinated with Morrissey? Casa 101 theater in Boyle Heights explores the love affair with the English singer and songwriter in a festival named Teatro Moz. L.A. Times DASH buses could receive […]

Scenes and Sightings from Cypress Park

Scenes and Sightings from Cypress Park

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Cypress Park. #tracks to the #future. #train #sunset #hdr #metro @metrolosangeles #YesOnM #losangeles A photo posted by Allen (@astramateria) on Sep 28, 2016 at 11:46pm PDT ❓❔#cypresspark #losangeles ❔❓ A photo posted by Fart Department (@susannannanna) on Sep 25, 2016 at 10:49am PDT splash pad! ☀️ #riodelosangelesstatepark #riodelosangeles […]