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Bomb squad called to LAPD station in Glassell Park [updated]

Bomb squad called to LAPD station in Glassell Park [updated]
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GLASSELL PARK — San Fernando Road west of Fletcher Drive has been closed this afternoon as an LAPD bomb squad prepares to dispose of a rocket launcher and other material brought into the Northeast Division station.  The  launcher was turned in by a resident, according to an LAPD spokeswoman. * Update: Streets were reopened at […]

Echo Park couple wants their bike back

Echo Park couple wants their bike back

An Echo Park woman named Maricela is asking neighbors for help in recovering her boyfriend’s Trek bicycle that was stolen last week from their apartment near Belmont Avenue Palo Alto Street: We are both very upset, but feel we can possibly get help from our community. We both own bikes and we use it for transportation […]

Morning Report: Teen killed in East L.A. shooting; bus rider attacked in Cypress Park; Boyle Heights to host pot-centric farmers market

Morning Report: Teen killed in East L.A. shooting; bus rider attacked in Cypress Park; Boyle Heights to host pot-centric farmers market

Echo Park Lake | Current Events/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes: A 17-year-old male was fatally shot and a 15-year-old boy injured in East Los Angeles on Friday afternoon after  several people got out of a Dodger Charger and opened fire on the two victims on Ditman Avenue, reports CBS2. Police arrested a man suspected […]

Shopper & Diner: East LA chile relleno burrito declared best in the U.S.; new Highland Park brewery perfecting its craft; & Glassell Park warehouse shoe sale

Shopper & Diner: East LA chile relleno burrito declared best in the U.S.; new Highland Park brewery perfecting its craft; & Glassell Park warehouse shoe sale

By Marni Epstein The Daily Meal has conducted an exhaustive search of the country’s best burritos. Narrowing the list to just 35, the site has used a thorough metric approach to rate the wrapped sensation from New Orleans to Chicago to  New York and everywhere in between. Nobody, however, does it better than LA, though. #1 […]

Dump truck crashes near El Sereno home

Dump truck crashes near El Sereno home

Photo by Matt Hartman EL SERENO — That was close. An approximately 5-ton dump truck rolled down a steep El Sereno street  and crashed into a pole and tree before coming to a halt only a few feet away from a  home. LAFD said no one was injured during the crash in the 4800 block […]

Morning Report: City to study extending L.A. River bike lane south of Elysian Valley; Barbara Bestor-designed Echo Park bungalow for sale; a welcome sign of Atwater Village

Morning Report: City to study extending L.A. River bike lane south of Elysian Valley; Barbara Bestor-designed Echo Park bungalow for sale; a welcome sign of Atwater Village

Eagle Rock | Steve510/Instagram News & Notes: The L.A. City Council voted in favor of studying ways to permit cyclists to ride on the concrete channel of the L.A. River between Elysian Valley and Maywood, according to L.A. Now. An 811-square-foot Echo Park bungalow remodeled by architect Barbara Bestor – author of Bohemian Modern: Living […]

Will revised Sunset Junction development plans win over Silver Lake?

Will revised Sunset Junction development plans win over Silver Lake?

Revised plan for 4100 Sunset with public plaza at the corner | Frost/Chaddock SILVER LAKE — Developer Frost/Chaddock has modified plans to build three, large apartment buildings in  Sunset Junction, with a company attorney describing the new plans and designs  as a “significant improvement” over the previous proposal.  Despite the changes,  the Junction Gateway project […]

Storefront Report: Long-time Echo Park antiques shop to ring up its last sale

Storefront Report: Long-time Echo Park antiques shop to ring up its last sale

A photo Minnette King inside her Echo Park shop. ECHO PARK — On the day before she died last December at age 97,  antiques and vintage shop owner Minnette King was still talking to vendors and dealers about potential purchases and sales.  “She was wheeling and dealing until the end,” said Victoria Thor, manager of  […]

El Sereno Hot Shots claim championship

El Sereno Hot Shots claim championship

Submitted by El Sereno Hot Shots Photo Courtesy El Sereno Hot Shots By Jacob Silva EL SERENO — The El Sereno Park  Hot Shots  shined from the beginning  of the Spring GPLA Softball Season in April to the season championships earlier this month. The championship games was an exciting experience in which the Hot Shots […]

Geyser at Temple and Virgil

Geyser at Temple and Virgil

Photo by Jenn Byrne A column of water shot up into the air over the intersection of Virgil Avenue and Temple Street on Friday afternoon following a traffic collision in the Silver Lake area, according to Jen Byrne, who snapped the photo above. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

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