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Safer left turns at Figueroa and York

Safer left turns at Figueroa and York
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Courtesy Council District 14 HIGHLAND PARK — The busy intersection of Figueroa Street and York Boulevard has been the scene of numerous collisions over the years, including a crash that left six people injured last May. Today, in a bid to make the intersection safer, new left-turn lights have been installed for motorists turning from […]

The campaign to save an old L.A. streetcar keeps on rolling after 70 years

The campaign to save an old L.A. streetcar keeps on rolling after 70 years

Chris Wabich and the No. 1030 | Photo courtesy of Chris Wabich By BARRY LANK ANGELENO HEIGHTS — Then one day, you find yourself responsible for a 96-year-old trolley car. That’s where Chris Wabich’s life is now, as he becomes the latest person to spearhead a cause – going on 70 years: Figuring out what […]

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

HIGHLAND PARK — With the exception of an occasional quinceañera, banquet and other events, the second floor ballroom of the former Highland Park Masonic Temple is frequently quiet an empty. But that upstairs could be much less sleepy as the new owner pursues plans to open a restaurant and bar in combination with a performance […]

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

Highland Park’s old Masonic Temple could emerge as new Figueroa hot spot

HIGHLAND PARK — With the exception of an occasional quinceañera, banquet and other events, the second floor ballroom of the former Highland Park Masonic Temple is frequently quiet an empty. But that upstairs could be much less sleepy as the new owner pursues plans to open a restaurant and bar in combination with a performance […]

Pricecuts on Silver Lake cottage; 2 units on a lot in East L.A.; hilltop home in Eagle Rock

Pricecuts on Silver Lake cottage; 2 units on a lot in East L.A.; hilltop home in Eagle Rock

Prices on around 30 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Silver Lake: $10,000 reduction on a 1920s, one-bedroom “condo alternative” with built-ins  near Sunset Junction. $660,000 East Los Angeles: Price drops $45,000 on a duplex – two units with two […]

Lost in Elysian Valley: Long hair female Chihuahua

Lost in Elysian Valley: Long hair female Chihuahua

She was last seen on Dallas st./Blake ave. 90031 in Elysian valley. She black and brown. Small and friendly. Contact: 2134355575 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Become an Eastside Animals sponsor Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Silver Lake fire knocked down after burning several acres [updated @ 5:51 p.m.]

Silver Lake fire knocked down after burning several acres [updated @ 5:51 p.m.]

@KTLA fire in #silverlake pic.twitter.com/jOm2we75HB — Tiffany Sims (@tiffanysims) June 19, 2016 SILVER LAKE –– Residents fled their hillside homes and the 2 Freeway was shut down this afternoon after a fire in the 2200 block of Allesandro Way spread to brush and grass, destroying three structures, damaging two homes and coming dangerously close to many other […]

Mission Road to be closed for Sixth Street Bridge demolition work

Mission Road to be closed for Sixth Street Bridge demolition work

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The demolition of the Sixth Street Bridge has now reached one of the arches over the L.A. River. The current phase of the demolition will require that a section of Mission Road, which runs under the bridge, between Jesse and Sixth streets to be closed from June 27 through July 23, according to a […]

Mission Road to be closed for Sixth Street Bridge demolition work

Mission Road to be closed for Sixth Street Bridge demolition work

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The demolition of the Sixth Street Bridge has now reached one of the arches over the L.A. River. The current phase of the demolition will require that a section of Mission Road, which runs under the bridge, between Jesse and Sixth streets to be closed from June 27 through July 23, according to a […]

Shopper & Diner: Echo Park & Silver Lake’s sushi shake-up; cars crash into Atwater, Eagle Rock eateries; Finest BBQ corn bread

Shopper & Diner: Echo Park & Silver Lake’s sushi shake-up;  cars crash into Atwater, Eagle Rock eateries; Finest BBQ corn bread

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL There’s a sushi shake-up happening in Silver Lake and Echo Park. KODA Sushi and Sake of Silver Lake is now Kombu Sushi and Sake, with Harry Wan at the helm. KODA’s website says “Under New Ownership,” and directs folks to the Kombu website, which has been open for over a week, according […]