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One dead in East L.A. shooting; how about closing the 2 Freeway in Echo Park & Silver Lake?

One dead in East L.A. shooting; how about closing the 2 Freeway in Echo Park & Silver Lake?
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Silver Lake Sunset | Dan Gershon A 25-year-old Latino man whose vehicle crashed in East Los Angeles on New Year’s Day died from a gun shot wound, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Residents pulled the victim out of his vehicle after it had crashed into parked cars in the 600 block of Gerhart […]

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Residents in the 1900 block of Clinton Street in Echo Park started the new year by watching firefighters put out a blaze that engulfed several large trees. An Echo Park resident emailed in a video of the burning trees, which  caught fire shortly after midnight. No word on what the caused the […]

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Residents in the 1900 block of Clinton Street in Echo Park started the new year by watching firefighters put out a blaze that engulfed several large trees. An Echo Park resident emailed in a video of the burning trees, which  caught fire shortly after midnight. No word on what the caused the […]

The last sunset of 2015

The last sunset of 2015

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — The final moments of daylight on the last day of 2015 found shopkeepers on Sunset Boulevard closing early, bartenders preparing for a busy night and Uber drivers looking forward to surge pricing.  Meanwhile, Dan Gershon photographed his last sunset of the year as seen from Silver Lake. Happy […]

Eight homeless after fire destroys Highland Park home; fire hits Silver Lake fourplex

Eight homeless after fire destroys Highland Park home; fire hits Silver Lake fourplex

El Sereno | verooomac/Instagram Eight persons were left homeless after a fire destroyed a century-old house this morning in the 100 block of south Avenue 54, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took firefighters more than two hours to put out the blaze, which began at 5:41 a.m.  One firefighter suffered an ankle injury […]

Power out in Boyle Heights

Power out in Boyle Heights

Courtesy LADWP BOYLE HEIGHTS — An estimated 575 LADWP customers in Boyle Heights are without power today, according to the agency’s outage information page. Full service is not expected to be fully restored until 7 p.m. Twitter user @Lataino said that the power had been out on south Fresno Street for almost three hours as […]

Power out in Boyle Heights

Power out in Boyle Heights

Courtesy LADWP BOYLE HEIGHTS — An estimated 575 LADWP customers in Boyle Heights are without power today, according to the agency’s outage information page. Full service is not expected to be fully restored until 7 p.m. Twitter user @Lataino said that the power had been out on south Fresno Street for almost three hours as […]

Six injured in Boyle Heights crash; photos of Silver Lake past

Six injured in Boyle Heights crash; photos of Silver Lake past

City Terrace | The Eastsider Six people were injured, two of them seriously, after a van and car collided in the 600 block of south Anderson Street in Boyle Heights. MyNewsLA Old photos of the Jail Cafe, Mixville Market and other long-gone Silver Lake businesses and landmarks. LAist Lost in Echo Park: Lost female pit […]

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona dishes out its last pizza at the corner of Sunset and Alvarado

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona dishes out its last pizza at the corner of Sunset and Alvarado

Otilia Schweitzer checks on pizzas ECHO PARK — The cheese on the pizzas bubbled as Otilia Schweitzer opened the doors of the massive oven to check on the readiness of the pies. Next to her a cook drizzled spirals of red sauce on discs of dough while another tended to pots filled with more sauces […]

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona dishes out its last pizza at the corner of Sunset and Alvarado

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona dishes out its last pizza at the corner of Sunset and Alvarado

Otilia Schweitzer checks on pizzas ECHO PARK — The cheese on the pizzas bubbled as Otilia Schweitzer opened the doors of the massive oven to check on the readiness of the pies. Next to her a cook drizzled spirals of red sauce on discs of dough while another tended to pots filled with more sauces […]