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One dead, four injured in Echo Park house fire [updated @10:47 am]

One dead, four injured in Echo Park house fire [updated @10:47 am]
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Photo by Merrick Morton ECHO PARK — One man was killed and four persons were injured in a house fire this morning on Alvarado Street near Kent Street, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took more than 50 firefighters to put out the blaze that broke out at about 8:30 a.m. in a one-story home, […]

Found in Montecito Heights: Small white dog

Found in Montecito Heights: Small white dog

Small white dog found on corner of Montecito Drive and Griffin Ave. Female, no collar Contact: 310-666-9631 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Become an Eastside Animals sponsor Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Found in Silver Lake: Young-ish Grey Female Pit

Found in Silver Lake: Young-ish Grey Female Pit

Last night I found this young-ish grey female pit on the corner of N. Reno St & Jewel St in Silver Lake. She has a red collar, but no tag and she isn’t chipped. Seems friendly but definitely frightened. Hoping to find her parents, she misses them! Contact: pmbailey@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & […]

Councilman Ryu seeks to halt LaBonge’s last-minute spending; L.A. Coroner gift shop under review; don’t let Fido freakout over fireworks

Councilman Ryu seeks to halt LaBonge’s last-minute spending; L.A. Coroner gift shop under review; don’t let Fido freakout over fireworks

Newly elected 4th District Councilman David Ryu wants to block plans to give more than $600,000 to various community groups and projects that were approved in the final weeks by his predecessor, Tom LaBonge.  L.A. Now The County Coroner is reviewing the operations of Skeletons in the Closet, its Lincoln Heights gift shop that sells […]

Jupiter and Venus have a close encounter over Echo Park Lake

Jupiter and Venus have a close encounter over Echo Park Lake

Jupiter and Venus between the palms at Echo Park Lake | Waleed Anbar Photo by Waleed Anbar ECHO PARK — Self described astronomy geek Waleed Anbar took photos of Tuesday night’s conjunction of Jupiter and Venus . There were a lot of people out at the lake, and many seemed to be taking in the […]

Lost in Echo Park: Big Gray Black Stripped Cat

Lost in Echo Park: Big Gray Black Stripped Cat

The cat is bigger than average. He is gray and black. His pattern stripes with dark polka dots on his side. He is very friendly. Benjamin lives on Echo Park Ave and Paul Terrace. If you seem give me a call 323.533.7771 or stop by the store on Echo Park Ave “Hecho en Echo” and […]

Silver Lake mourns the death of the eucalyptus

Silver Lake mourns the death of the eucalyptus

Dead eucalyptus along the Corralitas Red Car Trail| Diane Edwardson SILVER LAKE — Is it the drought? Is it a beetle or a fungus? The questions are being asked as residents near Corralitas Drive and the Corralitas Red Car Trail have watched as several large eucalyptus trees have died off, leaving the landscape littered with […]

Blaze breaks out in El Sereno building [updated]

Blaze breaks out in El Sereno building [updated]

Photo by LAFD/Twitter EL SERENO — Firefighters are battling a blaze that broke out this morning in a commercial building in the 4300 block of Worth Street.  One person was transported to be treated for injuries while another is being evaluated, the LAFD reported shortly before 1 p.m. Update @ 2:30 p.m.  The fire was […]

Open House Calendar: Mt Washington home with pool; Highland Park classic; Craftsman bungalow & more

Open House Calendar: Mt Washington home with pool; Highland Park classic; Craftsman bungalow & more

Search our sponsored Open House calendar listings below or click on the neighborhood links for more properties. Atwater Village Area Boyle Heights Area Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mount Washington Area Eagle Rock Area East Los Angeles Area Echo Park Area El Sereno Area Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights Area Highland Park & […]

What has eight, hairy legs and hangs around Silver Lake?

What has eight, hairy legs and hangs around Silver Lake?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE — Sandy Driscoll wants to find out the name of this impressive looking spider that she spotted in her backyard: I photographed this spider spinning a web in my backyard garden this week. Not being able to ID it online, I’m wondering if any of your readers can help? […]