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Elysian Park fires; crime levels off; fireworks – the good, bad and ugly

Elysian Park fires; crime levels off; fireworks – the good, bad and ugly

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Kevin Spacey sold his Los Feliz home – 6,600-square-foot, Tudor-style, 5-bedroom compound – for $11M. The Real Deal Silver Lake resident Robert Stone was among the more than 100 Californians who killed himself last year […]

Elysian Park fires; crime levels off; fireworks – the good, bad and ugly

Elysian Park fires; crime levels off; fireworks – the good, bad and ugly

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Kevin Spacey sold his Los Feliz home – 6,600-square-foot, Tudor-style, 5-bedroom compound – for $11M. The Real Deal Silver Lake resident Robert Stone was among the more than 100 Californians who killed himself last year […]

Band rooted in Eagle Rock influenced by old gospel music; planning to begin on new L.A. River park

Band rooted in Eagle Rock influenced by old gospel music; planning to begin on new L.A. River park

Eastside Scene: Lounging Geese, Echo Park Lake | Gina Acuna Elevated walkways, an amphitheatre and kayak launch spots are among some of the ideas being considered for the first phase of improvements to the 41-acre site the city  purchased along the L.A. River in Cypress Park and Glassell Park.   Curbed L.A. A group of friends […]

For Sale: Designer done Glassell Park Spanish with amazing deck and yard

For Sale: Designer done Glassell Park Spanish with amazing deck and yard

Sponsored Post 4145 Somers Ave | $849,000 | Property Website Designer restoration of a 2bd/2ba 1927 Spanish in desirable Verdugo Village, Glassell Park. Located between Atwater, Eagle Rock and Highland Park this airy Spanish bungalow is perched above the street and exudes original character. Featuring a dramatic living room w/ vaulted cathedral ceilings, arched nooks […]

Elysian Park scorched by two fires in one afternoon

Elysian Park scorched by two fires in one afternoon

Scenes from last week’s fire in Elysian Park Fire crews and water-dropping helicopters were kept busy this afternoon by two separate fires that broke out in Elysian Park, prompting officials to evacuate some hikers and other visitors. Both fires were relatively small but they broke out as dry brush has yet to be cleared away […]

Atwater Village robbery suspects apprehended; man injured in trench collapse; fires in Lincoln Heights & Glassell Park; Star Wars Night at Dodger Stadium

Atwater Village robbery suspects apprehended; man injured in trench collapse; fires in Lincoln Heights & Glassell Park; Star Wars Night at Dodger Stadium

Eastside Scene: Hummingbird Street Art, East L.A. | Victor Peraza A man and woman who allegedly robbed victims at gunpoint in Atwater Village, Downtown LA. and Koreatown during a one-night crime spree were apprehended in Orange County after they crashed their car during a police pursuit. CBS2 A 30-year-old male was injured after a section […]

“It sounds like end times” — Eastside celebrates the 4th of July with fireworks and more fireworks

“It sounds like end times”  — Eastside celebrates the 4th of July with fireworks and more fireworks

Skyrockets on Laveta Terrace, Echo Park | Photo by Kelly Erickson From Silver Lake to East L.A., the Eastside celebrated Independence Day with the usual blast of colorful and noisy fireworks — and possibly gunfire — that wowed as well as angered many residents. The hours-long barrage of fireworks left a cloak of smoke in […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Friendly/people-loving calico cat

Lost in Silver Lake: Friendly/people-loving calico cat

I lost my beautiful calico cat last night/this morning. she has never been outside since i have had her. Slim chances she’s coming back. Lost her on marathon street between merwin and coronado terrace (silverlake/echo park border in LA). around 9 years old, white/black/orange markings. Answers to the name Boo-Boo. let me know if you […]

Eastside Review: Minimum wage rises; Gomez swearing-in delay; Atwater gang member guilty

Eastside Review: Minimum wage rises; Gomez swearing-in delay; Atwater gang member guilty

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. A man was wounded in the arm in an apparent gang shooting in Highland Park. Two other men asked what gang he belonged to, then later pulled up and fired at him while he was […]

Boyle Heights is on U.S. Border Patrol turf; layoffs and growing pains for Lincoln Heights’ Loot Crate

Boyle Heights is on U.S. Border Patrol turf;  layoffs and growing pains for Lincoln Heights’ Loot Crate

Eastside Scene: Earl Street, Silver Lake | pintogirl17 Boyle Heights is nowhere near the Mexican border. But the U.S. Border Patrol has made several arrests in Boyle Heights this spring of persons in this country illegally, raising concerns among immigrant advocates that the agency is becoming more active in the area. Justice Department guidelines say […]