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Elysian Valley couple missing after heading for desert camping trip

Elysian Valley couple missing after heading for desert camping trip

By BARRY LANK ELYSIAN VALLEY — Police say a man and a woman from Elysian Valley have been reported missing after not returning from a weekend desert camping trip. Mariya Mitkova, 27, and Aaron Morganstein, 33, were last seen leaving their home in the 2200 block of Shoredale Avenue, apparently headed to Joshua Tree National […]

One dead in Victor Heights fire; Silver Lake’s Trois Familia wants to pour beer and wine

One dead in Victor Heights fire; Silver Lake’s Trois Familia wants to pour beer and wine

Today’s Photo: Sunrise through the trees, Eagle Rock | Lorin Hart A body was found after firefighters put out a blaze in a Victor Heights apartment building west of Echo Park on Monday. A tenant said the victim was an elderly woman who lived by herself in the first-floor unit. The cause of the fire […]

House-baked biscotti anyone? What’s on the menu at Echo Park’s new Italian restaurant

House-baked biscotti anyone? What’s on the menu at Echo Park’s new Italian restaurant

Future home of Etti ECHO PARK — Get over your fear of carbs. A new Italian restaurant on Echo Park Avenue plans to dish up pizza, pasta and house-baked bread and biscotti. It’s been nearly a year since work began on gutting a brick building in the 1500 block of Echo Park Avenue and transforming […]

A symbol of safety and support in Echo Park and Silver Lake

A symbol of safety and support in Echo Park and Silver Lake

Photo courtesy Melissa Newman ECHO PARK — Melissa Newman and partner Salvador Avila spent Sunday walking through Echo Park and Silver Lake, handing out the new symbol of solidarity – safety pins – popular among those concerned about the election of Donald Trump as president. After Newman and Avila purchased more than 300 safety pins and […]

Scenes and Sightings from Elysian Heights

Scenes and Sightings from Elysian Heights

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Elysian Heights. Oh the memories. ✌️Cerro Gordo A photo posted by Corbin McCarthy (@corbinmccarthy) on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:58am PDT I’m making a film about this incredible city. Stay tuned. Or not. I’ll let you know when it’ll come out anyways. #losangeles #LA #california #sunset #elysianpark #filmphotography […]

Bomb scare shuts down Echo Park streets

Bomb scare shuts down Echo Park streets

ECHO PARK — Sunset Boulevard has been blocked tonight as police investigate a box that was left at a bus stop near Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Avenue. Police were called to the scene at about 8:30 pm, said Officer Wendy Reyes. The bomb squad was investigating the matter but she had no further details. […]

Lost in Silver Lake: White + Tan Friendly Chihuahua

Lost in Silver Lake: White + Tan Friendly Chihuahua

Wesley went missing around 11am on Friday November 11th. He’s a 5lb, 13 year old, neutered white chihuahua with tan spots. He’s microchipped and food motivated. Extremely friendly with people and children, but can be territorial with large dogs (but doesn’t bite – just barks). Missing most of his teeth. Last seen around Bates and […]

On the Market: New Atwater Village construction; 4-on-lot in El Sereno; Silver Lake bungalow

On the Market: New Atwater Village construction; 4-on-lot in El Sereno; Silver Lake bungalow

Nearly four dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Atwater Village: Newly constructed 3-bedroom homes – four homes remaining from a construction project of six. $899,000. El Sereno: Four units on a lot, one bedroom […]

For Sale: Eagle Rock 7-bedroom/5-bath with Pool!

For Sale: Eagle Rock 7-bedroom/5-bath with Pool!

Sponsored Post 5256 Mount Royal | $1,670,000 | Property Website Looking for that perfect forever home? Longing to entertain on a grand scale? How about a cavernous living room ready for multiple comfy sofas to welcome a crowd? Love the Tiki Craze? Grab your Hawaiian shirts, pour those Mai Tai’s in the enclosed party patio […]

New housing proposed for York Boulevard

New housing proposed for York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK — York Boulevard has attracted plenty of new shops, bars and restaurants. Now it might get some new housing as well. A developer is proposing to build a 22-unit residential and commercial project on York Boulevard near Nolden Street. Lofts on York LLC has filed an application with the Planning Department to building […]