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Echo Park road work reveals possible reminders of the Red Car

Echo Park road work reveals possible reminders of the Red Car
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Rusty metal plates, spikes and wooden ties uncovered by Glendale Boulevard road work | Scott Fajack ECHO PARK –   Some recent road work on Glendale Boulevard revealed some splintered railroad ties and rusty spikes and brackets that appear to be part of the former Red Car street car line that traveled down the same street. […]

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock’s Little Beast marks one year anniversary; Atwater market crowd-sources owner’s cancer fund; & Mt. Washington Marketplace readies debut

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock’s Little Beast marks one year anniversary; Atwater market crowd-sources owner’s cancer fund; & Mt. Washington Marketplace readies debut

By Marni Epstein Eagle Rock’s Little Beast is proving to be the little restaurant that could. Eater LA  chronicles chef and owner Sean Lowenthal’s steady climb to success as his family-friendly establishment marks its first anniversary. Its trademark patio doesn’t hurt the restaurant’s cause either, as its an ideal spot to take in the waning […]

Eastside Weekend: Sculpture and film in Silver Lake; L.A. River boat race; Echo Park classical concert; The Mormon’s Sweet Sixteen show; & talking about pet health

Eastside Weekend: Sculpture and film in Silver Lake;  L.A. River boat race; Echo Park classical concert; The Mormon’s Sweet Sixteen show; & talking about pet health

La Cage aux Folles installation comes down September 8 | Nick Cope The La Cage aux Folles installation (pictured above) at Materials & Applications will be removed in a few days but you can still experience the tubular sculpture and also enjoy an outdoor film screening  at the Silver Lake art space.  Two films – […]

Officials launch sweep of Arroyo Seco homeless camps

Officials launch sweep of Arroyo Seco homeless camps

A homeless encampment being cleaned up near Bridewell Street | Martha Benedict A multi-agency task force this week launched a clean up of  the homeless encampments that have mushroomed along the Arroyo Seco and the  110 Freeway in Hermon and Montecito Heights, where some of the  make-shift homes had second bedrooms and were equipped with […]

New diabetes prevention classes offered at historic General Hospital

New diabetes prevention classes offered at historic General Hospital

Diabetes prevention classes will be held in the former General Hospital. Photo courtesy Christina Martinez BOYLE HEIGHTS — The East Los Angeles YMCA Wellness Center is enrolling persons who are at risk for type 2 diabetes for a new prevention program that will be conducted in the former General Hospital building in Boyle Heights. “Diabetes […]

Echo Park shops drying out after second water main break in two years

Echo Park shops drying out after second water main break in two years

Oscar Carpinteyro cleaning up water damage at Rewind Audio ECHO PARK – It was two years ago this month that Oscar and Jennifer Carpinteyro found themselves cleaning up their vintage stereo shop after a water main  break steps from their front door flooded the Alvarado Street store. Today, the couple were once again scraping out […]

Atwater at odds with neighbors over proposed road diet for Glendale-Hyperion bridge

Atwater at odds with neighbors over proposed road diet for Glendale-Hyperion bridge

ATWATER VILLAGE –  A proposal to reduce the number of traffic lanes on the Glendale-Hyperion bridge has met with different reactions from neighborhoods on opposite sides of the L.A. River span.  While the neighborhood councils of Silver Lake and Los Feliz have voted in favor of  squeezing motor vehicles into three lanes instead of the […]

New charter middle school opens in East L.A.

New charter middle school opens in East L.A.

The school is named after astronaut Ellen Ochoa | Photo courtesy Green Dot EAST LOS ANGELES – Green Dot Public Schools has expanded its presence in East Los Angeles, opening  the Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School. The school – named after scientists Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina astronaut – is still enrolling for students […]

Bulletin Board: Southwest Museum Community Questionnaire

Bulletin Board: Southwest Museum Community Questionnaire

Submitted by El Plan Del Southwest Museum The results of the following questionnaire will assist to inform the conversation regarding the future of the Southwest Museum. All results will be made public. Please download the questionnaire, fill it out and either PDF it back to the email below or mail it to the address in […]

Bulletin Board: Frogtown Neighborhood Dodgeball League signing up members

Bulletin Board: Frogtown Neighborhood Dodgeball League signing up members

Submitted by Michael World  of the Dodgeball Society Catch the fun and join a Dodgeball league today. Frogtown Thursday Night league begins August 28th. Teams are co-ed and play with no-sting rubber balls to the best/worst music of all times. Bust out the spandex and join as a loner or with friends. Postgame clubhouse is […]