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Suspect in stable condition after officer-involved shooting in Echo Park; handgun recovered

Suspect in stable condition after officer-involved shooting in Echo Park; handgun recovered

Police markings at shooting scene | Photo by Echo Park resident ECHO PARK — Police recovered a handgun from the scene of today’s officer-involved shooting that left one man wounded. But the LAPD is not yet saying if the suspect, who is in stable condition, fired the weapon. The incident, which shut down a stretch […]

Water line break disrupts Silver Lake traffic

Water line break disrupts Silver Lake traffic

Photo by Craig Collins SILVER LAKE — Traffic lanes were shut blocked after an apparent water main break this afternoon on Glendale Boulevard near Earl Street.  Residents said it appeared that a portion of southbound Glendale was blocked as crews made repairs, forcing motorists to take detours. More Silver Lake stories Got a story, tip, question or photo […]

Water line break disrupts Silver Lake traffic

Water line break disrupts Silver Lake traffic

Photo by Craig Collins SILVER LAKE — Traffic lanes were shut blocked after an apparent water main break this afternoon on Glendale Boulevard near Earl Street.  Residents said it appeared that a portion of southbound Glendale was blocked as crews made repairs, forcing motorists to take detours. More Silver Lake stories Got a story, tip, question or photo […]

Eastside Weekend: Halloween kicks off early in Montecito and El Sereno; 33 Taps holds grand opening in Silver Lake

Eastside Weekend: Halloween kicks off early in Montecito and El Sereno; 33 Taps holds grand opening in Silver Lake

For those who want to start Halloween early, Montecito Heights holds a Victorian-style mock funeral at the Heritage Square Museum, and El Sereno celebrates Dia de los Muertos. For those who want to hold off on the holidays, the new Silver Lake branch of 33 Taps is having its grand opening weekend party. Submit An […]

Fire engulfs Mount Washington home; 84-year-old man unaccounted for [updated]

Fire engulfs Mount Washington home; 84-year-old man unaccounted for [updated]

MOUNT WASHINGTON — More than 100 firefighters assisted by water-dropping helicopters are battling a fire tonight that engulfed a large home in the 4000 block of Sea View Avenue. One 74-year-old woman was in fair condition but four persons were unaccounted for, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter at 9:26 p.m. Update @11:46 pm: […]

Police seeking suspects who stole $6,000 from 92-year-old Monterey Hills woman

Police seeking suspects who stole $6,000 from 92-year-old Monterey Hills woman

The suspects’ vehicle is described as a 2015-2016 White Mazda-CX3. | LAPD BY LUCY GUANUNA MONTEREY HILLS — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who stole $6,000 from a 92-year-old woman after following her from a South Pasadena grocery store to her home in Monterey Hills LAPD Hollenbeck Division officers […]

For Rent: Modern Echo Park Townhome

For Rent: Modern Echo Park Townhome

Sponsored Post 1631 Echo Park Ave |$4,596/month | Property Website Relocating to LA? Looking for a fresh start? Just grab your suitcase and toothbrush because this condo comes fully furnished with everything you might need to live the Eastside LA dream in luxury. Also available unfurnished if preferred! This modern townhouse was built in 2012 […]

Restaurant in the works for former Silver Lake doughnut shop

Restaurant in the works for former Silver Lake doughnut shop

SILVER LAKE —  The patio at Tang’s Donuts once hosted lively chess and backgammon games and served as the weekly starting point for the nighttime bike rides of the Wolfpack Hustle.  But the outdoor tables have been empty and the patio deserted for nearly three years since Tang’s closed, leaving a void at the busy […]

Lost in Elysian Heights: 7 month old kitten

Lost in Elysian Heights: 7 month old kitten

Very friendly, fluffy black kitten missing since Friday. She has a blue collar with little yellow fish and is microchipped, but no tag. Alessando/Loma Vista Place area. She is hard to keep indoors, and likes to visit neighbors/will go in and flop down almost anywhere. Hoping she is safe. We miss her. Have you seen […]

Praying mantis finds a fan in Silver Lake

Praying mantis finds a fan in Silver Lake

Silver Lake praying mantis | Bern French SILVER LAKE — A few weeks back we posted a photo of a Monarch butterfly that was raised by Sandy Driscoll in her Silver Lake backyard.  Turns out Sandy is not the only Silver Lake resident who likes to nurture insects.  Bern French (who shared the photo above) is […]