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Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

Gunfire strikes man in face during Silver Lake shooting [updated]

Gunfire strikes man in face during Silver Lake shooting [updated]

Police at Coronado and Kent Streets | Photo by Anne Hars SILVER LAKE —  A man is in stable condition tonight after being shot in the face following an argument near Kent and Coronado streets, police said. The victim was sitting on a stairwell when he  became involved in a verbal dispute with someone inside a […]

Dodger ticket sales in a slump; Eagle Rock school wins $1,000 anti-bullying award; the Chicken Boy-Cock Bob connection

Dodger ticket sales in a slump; Eagle Rock school wins $1,000 anti-bullying award; the Chicken Boy-Cock Bob connection

Elysian Park: Superbloom, Elysian Park | Daveed Kapoor The Dodgers are facing soft ticket sales as the new baseball season gets underway, reports the L.A. Times. Ticket sales for the first 10 games were down 8% compared to last season, and there’s no longer a long waiting list to buy season tickets. Eagle Rock Junior […]

Three persons shot in Highland Park

Three persons shot in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK  — Police are searching for a suspect who is believed responsible for shooting three people tonight, according to preliminary reports. The shooting took place at about 9:39 pm in the 4900 block of Oak Terrace Drive, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison. The condition of the victims is unknown but two have been transported […]

For Sale: Shake a Tail Feather on Your Walk to York

For Sale: Shake a Tail Feather on Your Walk to York

Sponsored Post 1609 Ave 51 | $650,000 | Property Website Ohhh…something dandy this way comes! Condo? Why would ya when there’s all this goodness in one petite package? Phsssssssstttt…Who needs a big yard when you have the playground of York Blvd a scamper a way? Behind the wooden privacy fence…Fully Loaded: Comfy, cozy light and […]

“¡Ask a Mexican!” video stirs up the Council District 1 race

“¡Ask a Mexican!” video stirs up the Council District 1 race

Joe Bray-Ali (left) and Gil Cedillo | Courtesy candidate campaigns Joe-Bray Ali is one of the many people who have submitted questions over the years to “¡Ask A Mexican!,” a long-running, tongue-in-cheek column by Gustavo Arrellano of the OC Weekly. But Ali’s question — posed 9 years ago in a YouTube video — has landed […]

City Council District 1 debate turns ugly

City Council District 1 debate turns ugly

Joe Bray-Ali (left) and Gil Cedillo | Courtesy candidate campaigns Monday night’s City Council District 1 debate between candidates Joe Bray-Ali and Gil Cedillo was supposed to be about housing policy. But that was all but forgotten during what became a rowdy affair with screaming audience members and ethnic taunts directed at one of the […]

Price cuts for Angeleno Heights Craftsman; Cypress Park 2-bedroom; Silver Lake townhouse

Price cuts for Angeleno Heights Craftsman; Cypress Park 2-bedroom; Silver Lake townhouse

Prices on about 20 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Angeleno Heights: Price drops $100,000 for a four-bedroom Craftsman with 3-car garage on a nearly half-acre lot. $1,650,000. Cypress Park: $10,000 cut for a 2-bedroom with a two-car garage. […]

Lost in Echo Park: Lost grey striped tabby cat

Lost in Echo Park: Lost grey striped tabby cat

Malone is missing!!! He is a 1 year old tabby, smallish, grey with stripes. Very friendly, wants to eat your people food. We live in Echo Park at Morton & Lucretia. He has gotten out of his collar, but is microchipped. We have a cat door, so he comes and goes as he pleases, but […]

Easter Sunday begins with the gift of a tangerine

Easter Sunday begins with the gift of a tangerine

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — Easter morning, like most Sunday mornings, found Aurelio Jose Barrera out early on his bike distributing food to the homeless. In his bike basket today were some of the five bags of tangerines that he and his 12-year-old daughter picked from the tree of Margaret Garcia […]