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Eastside Weekend: Silver Lake celebrates Music Box Steps Day; Ballet Folklórico de Mexico performs in El Sereno & learn to grow sweet-potatoes

Eastside Weekend: Silver Lake celebrates Music Box Steps Day; Ballet Folklórico de Mexico performs in El Sereno & learn to grow sweet-potatoes
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This weekend’s events include a 5k/10k run through the trails of Debs Park, Silver Lake’s 21st Annual Music Box Steps Day, a Ballet Folklórico de Mexico show at Cal State L.A. and a grow-your-own-sweet-potato workshop in Lincoln Heights. Submit An Event Submit An Event Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Firefighters pull man out of Los Feliz storm drain

Firefighters pull man out of Los Feliz storm drain

LOS FELIZ –  How far can you travel in L.A. by storm drain? A man who was helped out of an underground storm drain by firefighters this afternoon in Los Feliz said he had started his below-ground journey about two miles away from where he had emerged. The man became stranded in an underground storm […]

Atwater street robbery suspects in custody; sale of Boyle Heights senior Japanese housing stirs concern

Atwater street robbery suspects in custody; sale of Boyle Heights senior Japanese housing stirs concern

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Silver Lake apartment buildings sell for more than $9 million

Silver Lake apartment buildings sell for more than $9 million

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Wine tasting and restaurant in the work for Silver Lake-area Gelson’s

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The Gelson’s supermarket on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake is planning to build a new, in-store restaurant, tapas bar and offer tastings of wine and other alcoholic beverages.  Gelson’s move to allow customers to shop, sip and eat at the market comes as a new Whole Foods 360 store  opening about a mile […]

Highland Park as music center; Boyle Heights fire damages 11 vehicles

Highland Park as music center; Boyle Heights fire damages 11 vehicles

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One crash too many on Griffin Avenue

One crash too many on Griffin Avenue

Neighbors inspect crash damage on Griffin Avenue | Photo courtesy Matt Johnson MONTECITO HEIGHTS — A speeding car crashed into parked vehicles this afternoon in the 3600 block of Griffin Avenue, the third collision in recent months on this stretch of the street, according to one resident. A blue car heading south on Griffin smashed […]

Motorist pleads no contest in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; puppy with chemical burns recovering at Lincoln Heights shelter; 110 Freeway traffic warning

Motorist pleads no contest in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; puppy with chemical burns recovering at Lincoln Heights shelter; 110 Freeway traffic warning

Breed Street Shul, Boyle Heights | Scott Fajack A 21-year-old man involved in a fatal Highland Park hit-and-run last June pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter. Police said Alexis Virto was driving about 60 mph – 80 mph when he struck cyclist Jose Luna, speeding away from the scene with Luna on top of the […]

East L.A. sheet metal shop pays tribute to John, Paul, George & Ringo

East L.A. sheet metal shop pays tribute to John, Paul, George & Ringo

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Stolen vehicle pursuit heads for the L.A. River bike path

Stolen vehicle pursuit heads for the L.A. River bike path

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