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Smoke everywhere you look

Smoke everywhere you look

Sunset smoke viewed from Silver Lake | Dan Gershon Dan Gershon of Silver sent in the photo above of the sun setting to west in a bank of smoke from the 20,000-acre Sand brush fire near Santa Clarita. Meanwhile, another cloud of smoke began rising early tonight as a fire broke out in a pallet […]

Too hip for hipsters and trouble for Tenants in Silver Lake, crystal craze and new café in Echo Park

Too hip for hipsters and trouble for Tenants in Silver Lake, crystal craze and new café in Echo Park

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL The influx of high-end retailers along Sunset in Silver Lake has some folks questioning if the neighborhood has lost its bohemian edge, Racked LA reports. Business owners such as Clare Vivier, who opened her first accessories boutique in 2012 on “The Corner” of Sunset and Mitcheltorena and LACAUSA’s Rebecca Grenell share their […]

Big red box on Flat Top hill draws complaints and possible charges for Soylent CEO

Big red box on Flat Top hill draws complaints and possible charges for Soylent CEO

Flat Top HIll | Martha Brenedict LINCOLN HEIGHTS  — Curbed L.A. reports on a bright red shipping container that has been placed on the top of Flat Top hill — raising complaints from neighbors, prompting an order by the city of Los Angeles for removal, and even possibly stirring criminal charges. The container is an […]

City moves to block demolition of Disney home in Los Feliz; tracking change in Boyle Heights

City moves to block demolition of Disney home in Los Feliz; tracking change in Boyle Heights

Echo Park | Andy House Councilman David Ryu obtained an “emergency” historical designation to temporarily prevent demolition of the Los Feliz bungalow where Walt Disney launched his first studio in the garage of the Kingswell Avenue home. The home was owned by Disney’s uncle, who rented the garage, referred to as “the first Disney Studio,” […]

Honey oil lab bust in Glassell Park; auto theft prevention tips in Boyle Heights

Honey oil lab bust in Glassell Park; auto theft prevention tips in Boyle Heights

Silver Lake Reservoir | Silver Lake Reservoir Police arrested a man after raiding a Glassell Park house where they found a marijuana growing operation and a honey oil lab. ABC 7 The LAPD Hollenbeck Division will hold a crime prevention fair today in Boyle Heights focused on auto-theft. LAPD A Boyle Heights sewer line that […]

For Sale: Huge Price Reduction on Designer-Modern Home in Chevy Chase, Glendale

For Sale: Huge Price Reduction on Designer-Modern Home in Chevy Chase, Glendale

Sponsored Post 2587 Cascadia Dr. | $1,700,000 | Property Website Perched like a crown at the apex of a private 15,000 square foot hillside, this 4 bed, 3 bath house boasts over 5,000sqft of indoor/outdoor living space, surrounded by nature with beautiful panoramic views. A newly constructed second-story grand-master suite addition was added featuring a […]

The Arch of Echo Park

The Arch of Echo Park

ECHO PARK — We got several emails over the weekend asking what that “arch” or “structure” is rising next to Echo Park Lake. “Seems like it went up really quickly, is it permanent?” asked one reader. Turns out this mystery structure is a temporary art project that is part of CURRENT:LA Public Art Biennial.  Now, […]

Lowriders return to Whittier Boulevard for a Saturday night of cruising

Lowriders return to Whittier Boulevard for a Saturday night of cruising

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — It looked like the days of old. Lowriders and classic cars and bikes of all types jammed Whittier Boulevard on Saturday night as admirers gathered along the sidewalks to watch the slow-moving parade. This was once a common weekend scene until authorities cracked down on cruising […]

Scenes and Sightings from Historic Filipinotown

Scenes and Sightings from Historic Filipinotown

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Historic Filipinotown. Art Alley • • • #art #alley #temple #sipa #hifi #historicfilipinotown #colors #saturation #expression #visual #canvas #gallery #urban #street #graffiti #path #road #perspective #neighborhood #hood #home #nature #beauty #vscocam #gmbtarchive A photo posted by @jcgmbt on Jul 15, 2016 at 12:47am PDT A photo posted by […]

For Rent: Monterey Hills 2/2/Den Condo

For Rent: Monterey Hills 2/2/Den Condo

Sponsored Post 4201 Via Marisol Unit 127 | $2,400 | Property Website Desirable Linden Heights condo complex in planned hilltop community of Monterey Hills. Resort-like amenities include pool, spa, fitness center and sauna. The location is truly a hidden treasure. Convenient to multiple freeways, two Gold Line light rail stations, Downtown Los Angeles, USC Health […]