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Is that a little black dog in Echo Park Lake? Rescuers on the way [updated]

Is that a little black dog in Echo Park Lake? Rescuers on the way [updated]

ECHO PARK — Yes, it is.  Somehow a small black dog, possibly a Chihuahua,  made his/her way to a patch of grassy wetland in the northeast corner of the lake.  A worker from L.A. Animal Services was called this morning and waited, with a net, until the department’s Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team was deployed. […]

Juggling Two Lives: A daughter struggles to care for her mother with Alzheimer’s

Juggling Two Lives: A daughter struggles to care for her mother with Alzheimer’s

Martha Diaz, a 63-year-old Boyle Heights native, describes the challenges she has faced since her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s more than a decade ago. Her first-person Eastside Story was provided through a representative of  Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles. By MARTHA DIAZ My name is Martha Diaz. In 2004, I was married, had worked for […]

Pine & Crane team goes “fast-casual” in Highland Park; Silver Lake’s Kettle Black; Echo Park coffee guide

Pine & Crane team goes “fast-casual” in Highland Park; Silver Lake’s Kettle Black; Echo Park coffee guide

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL The owners of Pine & Crane in Silver Lake are working to open a new Taiwanese concept in the former Ba Restaurant in Highland Park.   Owner Vivian Ku said in a press release that the menu at her yet-to-be-named York Boulevard restaurant will be “completely different from Pine & Crane.” Instead, […]

For Sale: New From Matthew Morgus Real Estate – Adorable Cottage in Mt. Washington

For Sale: New From Matthew Morgus Real Estate – Adorable Cottage in Mt. Washington

Sponsored Post 4801 Nob Hill Drive | $799,000 | Property Website Beautiful 2-bedroom cottage located in the hills of Mt. Washington in the Mt. Washington Elementary School District. Enjoy the light-filled living room with tall, cathedral ceilings, arched doorways, original windows and gorgeous hardwood flooring. The upstairs has a circular flow with the living room […]

Police arrest juvenile after Eagle Rock chase and crash

Police arrest juvenile after Eagle Rock chase and crash

BY LUCY GUANUNA EAGLE ROCK — A short police pursuit through the streets of Eagle Rock  early this morning ended with a juvenile suspect crashing his vehicle and then fleeing on foot. At about 1:30 a.m., police patrolling the area saw a vehicle speeding and making several traffic violations, said Sgt. Campos with LAPD’s Northeast […]

Police arrest juvenile after Eagle Rock chase and crash

Police arrest juvenile after Eagle Rock chase and crash

BY LUCY GUANUNA EAGLE ROCK — A short police pursuit through the streets of Eagle Rock  early this morning ended with a juvenile suspect crashing his vehicle and then fleeing on foot. At about 1:30 a.m., police patrolling the area saw a vehicle speeding and making several traffic violations, said Sgt. Campos with LAPD’s Northeast […]

Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup

Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup

Former Silver Lake PIzza Hut Many pizza fans across Echo Park and Silver Lake are asking “Where did my pizza place go? following the recent closure of a trio of pizza outlets. In Echo Park,  residents still getting over the closure of Pizza Buona at the end of last year had to contend with the […]

July Real Estate Results: Sales drop significantly but median prices continue to rise

July Real Estate Results: Sales drop significantly but median prices continue to rise

Were there signs of weakness in Los Angeles’ real estate market in July or was the calendar at fault?  Redfin in its monthly Real Estate Tracker reported that monthly home sales dropped more than 9% in July compared to the same month last year. However, it appears that most of the decline was because there […]

Former Mayor Villaraigosa pays a visit to Boyle Heights

Former Mayor Villaraigosa pays a visit to Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was spotted this morning with a camera crew at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. Villaraigosa, who has been reportedly interested in running for governor in 2018, said he was being interviewed on the topic of gentrification for an upcoming segment of Vista L.A. on ABC 7. What […]

Frugal shopping tips at 365; where does Chef Bezaire of L&E eat?; Eagle Rock’s freshest Filipino eatery

Frugal shopping tips at 365; where does Chef Bezaire of L&E eat?; Eagle Rock’s freshest Filipino eatery

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Here are some tips to get the biggest bang for your buck at 365 by Whole Foods Market in Silver Lake according to Los Angeles Magazine. Tip number one offers advice on how to build a loaded salad at the salad bar. Another tip focuses on the inexpensive options for booze. Finish […]