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Eagle Rock’s summer of million-dollar home sales

Eagle Rock’s summer of million-dollar home sales

This Hill Drive home sold for $1.8 million in September | Google Maps EAGLE ROCK — The blocks north of Colorado Boulevard have long commanded some of the neighborhood’s most highest real estate prices. That was certainly the case this past summer when five properties sold in excess of  $1 million. The homes reflected a […]

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Photo by Vox Efx/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Hans Johnson and Hector Huezo, Eastside Area Progressive Democrats The L.A. city council is at the brink of forsaking both its current election schedule and its progressive system of matching funds. Why? To give corporations and special interests a heavier hand in selecting city officials and local […]

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Photo by Vox Efx/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Hans Johnson and Hector Huezo, Eastside Area Progressive Democrats The L.A. city council is at the brink of forsaking both its current election schedule and its progressive system of matching funds. Why? To give corporations and special interests a heavier hand in selecting city officials and local […]

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Photo by Vox Efx/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Hans Johnson and Hector Huezo, Eastside Area Progressive Democrats The L.A. city council is at the brink of forsaking both its current election schedule and its progressive system of matching funds. Why? To give corporations and special interests a heavier hand in selecting city officials and local […]

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Photo by Vox Efx/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Hans Johnson and Hector Huezo, Eastside Area Progressive Democrats The L.A. city council is at the brink of forsaking both its current election schedule and its progressive system of matching funds. Why? To give corporations and special interests a heavier hand in selecting city officials and local […]

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Photo by Vox Efx/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Hans Johnson and Hector Huezo, Eastside Area Progressive Democrats The L.A. city council is at the brink of forsaking both its current election schedule and its progressive system of matching funds. Why? To give corporations and special interests a heavier hand in selecting city officials and local […]

Chinese flame trees bring fall color to Elysian Heights

Chinese flame trees bring fall color to Elysian Heights

Fall arrives in Elysian Heights ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — You know autumn has arrived when the Chinese flame trees on the north end of Echo Park Avenue become filled with salmon-colored seed pods.  While the trees put on a colorful show, some folks are not thrilled when those papery pods fall to the ground, spreading seeds […]

Chinese flame trees bring fall color to Elysian Heights

Chinese flame trees bring fall color to Elysian Heights

Fall arrives in Elysian Heights ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — You know autumn has arrived when the Chinese flame trees on the north end of Echo Park Avenue become filled with salmon-colored seed pods.  While the trees put on a colorful show, some folks are not thrilled when those papery pods fall to the ground, spreading seeds […]

Silver Lake celebrates a stairway and film history with 20th annual Music Box Steps Day

Silver Lake celebrates a stairway and film history with 20th annual Music Box Steps Day

Photo courtesy Music Box Steps Da9 SILVER LAKE — The public stairway that cuts down the hillside in the 900 block of Vendome Street is not the city’s longest or most grand. But thanks to Laurel & Hardy’s 1932 Oscar-winning short film The Music Box, the stairway is perhaps the city’s most famous, with the […]

Raccoons park themselves in a Silver Lake driveway

Raccoons park themselves in a Silver Lake driveway

Photo by Paul Michael Neuman SILVER LAKE —  What were five raccoons doing in this Silver Lake driveway?  Were they trying to cut off a catalytic converter or puncture a tire?  Paul Michael Neuman of Silver Lake snapped this shot in the hills above Glendale Boulevard near the Silver Lake Library. Read the Full Story […]