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Morning Report: East L.A. bank avoids closure; Man fatally stabbed in East L.A.; Murder charges filed in El Sereno robbery; Boyle Heights celebrates new skate park; Dr. Paul Fleiss memorial

Morning Report: East L.A. bank avoids closure; Man fatally stabbed in East L.A.;  Murder charges filed in El Sereno robbery; Boyle Heights celebrates new skate park; Dr. Paul Fleiss memorial
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Frog & Lotus Mural, Echo Park | Stephen Roullier/Flickr News & Notes: A group of banks has come to the rescue of California’s oldest Latino bank, Pan American Bank of East Los Angeles, reports the L.A. Times.  A group of community banks have agreed to invest more than $6 million to keep Pan American, which […]

Eastside Property: Geodesic dome life on Mt. Washington

Eastside Property: Geodesic dome life on Mt. Washington

Photo from Redfin.com MOUNT WASHINGTON — For those house hunters who are not into fussy Victorians, tiny bungalows or boxy Modernist homes, there’s this geodesic dome house on Rome Court that recently went up for sale.  Under this dome you will find three bedrooms, two baths and a some brightly colored walls painted shades of […]

Lincoln Heights is the place for toys and tacos

Lincoln Heights is the place for toys and tacos

Lincoln Heights Toy Library draws a crowd in front of taco restaurant | John King LINCOLN HEIGHTS — With Little Free Libraries seeming to pop up all over the place, John King and Therese Garcia decided that their neighborhood could benefit from the same concept. But instead of  books,  the Lincoln Heights couple decided to […]

Bulletin Board: Food Forward Puts their Best Fruit Forward to Fight Hunger in the Eastside

Bulletin Board: Food Forward Puts their Best Fruit Forward to Fight Hunger in the Eastside

Submitted by Lillian Krovoza at Food Forward In backyards across the Eastside, orange globes hang suspended in the air in batches—absorbing the all warmth and sweetness of the SoCal sun. They weigh down the strongest of branches, tugging at las ramas with the sheer weight of their hundreds of combined pounds. What is this army […]

Atwater Village shooting leave two injured

Atwater Village shooting leave two injured

ATWATER VILLAGE —  A possible gang-related shooting tonight left two men wounded, with the suspects seen fleeing into the L.A. River bed, according to L.A. Now. The shooting was reported at about 6:35 p.m in the 2900 block of Ingledale Terrace. Police told L.A Now that they were looking for a gold SUV but had […]

Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

EL SERENO — A man trying to rob an El Sereno liquor store this morning was shot and killed by his accomplice, according to ABC7. The two robbery suspects were engaged in a struggle with the owner of the store near Alhambra and Hollister avenues when the man was fatally shot. The gunman was apprehended; […]

For Sale: Prime Silver Lake Duplex

For Sale: Prime Silver Lake Duplex

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 608 Maltman Ave. | Map $600,000 | Property Website Great Off Market Investment Deal! _Two Fantastic 2 BR + 1BA Apartment Units _Prime Rental Location: Silver Lake nearby Cafecito Organico _Delivered 100% Vacant _Two Car Attached Garage _Open Floor Plans _Hardwood Flooring Throughout _Recessed Lighting _Washer/Dryer Hookups _Great Storage Space […]

Morning Report: Water line break shuts down York; Boyle Heights cleans up; Figueroa bike lanes

Morning Report:  Water line break shuts down York; Boyle Heights cleans up; Figueroa bike lanes

Pizza Buona, Echo Park | Chris Stephens/Lomography News & Notes: York Boulevard near Avenue 53 was shut down this morning in Highland Park after a water main break flooded the street, reports KTLA. Councilman Gil Cedillo’s decision to block bike lanes on Figueroa through Northeast L.A. is the most recent set back for bike lane […]

Neighborhood Fixture: A family tragedy haunts the past of an Angeleno Heights grocery

Neighborhood Fixture:  A family tragedy haunts the past of an Angeleno Heights grocery

The former Smookler Market in Angeleno Heights | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein ANGELENO HEIGHTS —  Angeleno Heights has played host to a great many neighborhood markets over the years, including one connected to a tragic family incident. The neighborhood’s small stores have included Bob’s Market, which has  been in business since 1926 (although under […]

For Sale: Enchanting Silver Lake home near reservoir

For Sale: Enchanting Silver Lake home near reservoir

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 2724 Ivan Hill Terrace | $799,000 | Property Website Looking for a beautiful, peaceful and move-in ready home in Silver Lake’s Ivanhoe School district? Well, this is it! Built in 1937, this 2-bed/1- bath is filled with warmth and charm, featuring hardwood floors throughout, a lovely fireplace, and built-in bookshelves […]