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Atwater Village weighs in on Fletcher Drive safety improvements

Atwater Village weighs in on Fletcher Drive safety improvements

By ROBERTO FONSECA City transportation officials presented plans earlier this week to improve safety along a one-mile long stretch of Fletcher Drive, which was described as one of the most dangerous streets in Los Angeles. But some elements of the  plans, which included reducing traffic lanes while adding bike lanes, were criticized by many residents, […]

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

By PAMELA AVILA Sandra Figueroa-Villa is perhaps most well known for serving on the high-profile Los Angeles Police Commission. But the appointment of the Eagle Rock resident to the closely watched commission in 2013 comes after spending more than 40 years trying to improve communities. Born and raised in South Los Angeles, Figueroa-Villa began her […]

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

By PAMELA AVILA Sandra Figueroa-Villa is perhaps most well known for serving on the high-profile Los Angeles Police Commission. But the appointment of the Eagle Rock resident to the closely watched commission in 2013 comes after spending more than 40 years trying to improve communities. Born and raised in South Los Angeles, Figueroa-Villa began her […]

Price cuts on East L.A. income property; Monterey Hills townhouse; Mt. Washington 3-bedroom with a view

Price cuts on East L.A. income property; Monterey Hills townhouse; Mt. Washington 3-bedroom with a view

Sponsored by Silver Lake Bungalow Prices on more than 30 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: East L.A.: Price drops $50,000 for a duplex in City Terrace – a 3-bedroom and a 2-bedroom – with 3-car garage attached. $549,000. […]

Want to take exceptional Echo Park Lake lotus flower photos? Bring a spray bottle and a stick

Want to take exceptional Echo Park Lake lotus flower photos? Bring a spray bottle and a stick

Photo by Judy Oroshnik ECHO PARK — Photos of this year’s crop of Echo Park Lake lotus blooms are beginning to pop up on Instagram and Facebook. But, in addition to bringing along tripods and and zoom lenses, some photographers are bringing extra equipment and taking unusual steps to help capture shots of this year’s […]

Cyclists and pedestrians rule the road in Atwater Village today

Cyclists and pedestrians rule the road in Atwater Village today

Photo by Roberto Fonseca By ROBERTO FONSECA Cyclists, pedestrians and skaters are taking advantage of car-free streets in Atwater Village and Glendale today for CicLAvia. About three miles of streets — including Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village and Central and Brand avenues in Glendale — have been shut down to motor vehicles for most of […]

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A man was killed by a gunman in an apartment complex parking lot Friday night, police said. Officers received the call at 11:15 p.m. for a shooting at the 2800 block of Camulos Place, which is in the area of the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments complex. The victim, a 30-year-old hispanic male, was […]

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A man was killed by a gunman in an apartment complex parking lot Friday night, police said. Officers received the call at 11:15 p.m. for a shooting at the 2800 block of Camulos Place, which is in the area of the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments complex. The victim, a 30-year-old hispanic male, was […]

Echo Park noodle drive-in?; Sunset Boulevard wine bar scene; Dough Box grows in El Sereno

Echo Park noodle drive-in?; Sunset Boulevard wine bar scene; Dough Box grows in El Sereno

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Heard of a noodle drive-in? The owners of Silver Lake Ramen may be as close as you’ll get to such an experience with Silver Lake Ramen 2 Go, a noodles-brought-to-your-car concept. According to Eater LA, customers can order ahead and have their meals delivered to their car after pulling into the strip […]

Stunning Eagle Rock Craftsman from ModOp Design

Stunning Eagle Rock Craftsman from ModOp Design

1102 Neola Street | Eagle Rock Hidden behind mature hedges is this stunning Eagle Rock Craftsman bungalow from ModOp Design. Gorgeously renovated with extreme care and attention to detail this is the NELA home you have been waiting for. A great floorplan awaits upon entering with a spacious living room, dining area and open concept […]