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Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Dan Gershon of Silver Lake snapped this photo of the smoke from today’s brush fire near Calabasas that obscured the sunset.  More than 200 acres had burned and evacuations have been ordered. The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider during the last […]

Highland Park shooting prompts evacuations [updated]

Highland Park shooting prompts evacuations [updated]

HIGHLAND PARK ––  Police have ordered some evacuations tonight after shots were fired in the 200 block of S. Avenue 64, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison. It’s not clear if anyone has been hit, and the situation remains “very fluid,” he said. Update @ 11: 45 p.m.: Police apprehended a man who had fired some […]

Need a new look for the summer? Find the right salon in the Eastside Guide

Need a new look for the summer? Find the right salon in the Eastside Guide

The Eastside Guide’s Business & Services Directory is designed to help Eastsiders find the services they need while supporting small businesses and neighborhood entrepreneurs. A/C, Electrical, Heating & Plumbing Animal & Pet Services Arts, Crafts & Music Instruction Attorneys & Legal Services Beauty, Hair & Nail Specialists Financial Services Fitness, Pilates & Yoga Training Graphic […]

Anti-development group re-launches petition drive; the significance of Silver Lake’s Mattachine Steps

Anti-development group re-launches petition drive; the significance of Silver Lake’s Mattachine Steps

A group seeking more restrictions and a moratorium on major real estate projects gathered in Elysian Valley to re-launch a petition drive to get the measure on next year’s March ballot. ABC 7 The Mattachine Steps, which were declared a city historic landmark in 2012, honors one-time Silver Lake resident Harry Hay and other pionerers of […]

Ideas for a more bike-friendly Echo Park

Ideas for a more bike-friendly Echo Park

By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ ECHO PARK — Riding a bike is Vanessa Gray’s primary way of getting around. That’s not too surprising since the Echo Park resident is the executive director of C.I.C.L.E (Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange), a non-profit that promotes bikes for everyday transportation. How would Gray make her own neighborhood safer and […]

Price cuts for three units on a lot in Boyle Heights; open lot in Eagle Rock; Highland Park Craftsman

Price cuts for three units on a lot in Boyle Heights; open lot in Eagle Rock; Highland Park Craftsman

Prices on around two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Boyle Heights: Price cut by $20,000 for three units on a lot — one duplex with 2-bedrooms in each unit, one detached 1-bedroom, and a detached 2-car garage. $499,000. […]

Suicide victim found in Elysian Park

Suicide victim found in Elysian Park

Body found near Elysian Reservoir Park goers found the body of a man hanging from a tree in Elysian Park on Sunday afternoon, police said. There were no signs of foul play, and the incident is being treated as a suicide, said Sgt. Frank Gonzalez with the LAPD Northeast Division. The man appeared to be […]

11th Annual Lummis Day Festival Set for Three Days, Four Sites on June 3,4,&5

11th Annual Lummis Day Festival Set for Three Days, Four Sites on June 3,4,&5

Sponsored Post Juggler Alan Laurano | Couresy Lummis Day With music, poetry, dance, film, art and a puppet parade, the 11th annual Lummis Day festival will be staged at four locations in Northeast Los Angeles during the first weekend in June—June 3, 4 and 5. As always, admission to all events will be free. Performances […]

bettershelter’s Hamptons-Style Reinvented Masterpiece — With a Yard — in Verdugo Woodlands!

bettershelter’s Hamptons-Style Reinvented Masterpiece — With a Yard — in Verdugo Woodlands!

Sponsored Post 1681 Santa Barbara Turn cartwheels in the lush lawn of this reinvented three-bedroom, two-bathroom, Hamptons-style Cape Cod on a corner lot in Verdugo Woodlands! Boasting four (yes, 4!) wood-burning fireplaces, and charming original architectural details, bettershelter’s quality renovation merges modern finish with classic elegance. Step into a sun-splashed and oversized living room, with […]

Six injured in Highland Park crash

Six injured in Highland Park crash

HIGHLAND PARK — A traffic collision near Figueroa Street and York Boulevard tonight left six people injured, with three of them in critical condition, the LAFD reported. The crash involving an unknown number of vehicles was reported at 9:17 p.m. No further details were available. Twitter users reported that streets were blocked and there were […]