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In praise of moms, superheroes and an East L.A. security guard named Catalina Rojas

In praise of moms, superheroes and an East L.A. security guard named Catalina Rojas
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Our hero, Catalina Rojas | C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado EAST LOS ANGELES — Superman. Thor. Spider-Man. X-Men. It seems that nowadays there is no shortage of superheroes, typically men saving those who can’t help themselves. But we don’t have to look to the skies or go a movie to find a true hero. Often, […]

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

Photo by Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK — We have pictures but not many details about what caused a trio of vehicles to crash early tonight on Sunset Boulevard as Dodger fans were headed to tonight’s game. Jennifer Deines, who snapped post-crash photos, said that it appeared that no one suffered any major injuries; no one […]

For Sale: Modern Lago Vista Townhome

For Sale: Modern Lago Vista Townhome

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1701 Clinton Street | $439,000 | Property Website Open Sat & Sun 5/10-5/11 1-4 pm This is a unique opportunity to own a piece of Los Angeles modern architectural history. Renowned architect Allyn E. Morris left his mark when he designed Lago Vista, curving along a high bluff overlooking Echo […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And El Sereno

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And El Sereno

Manhole Cover at Lakewood & Angus, Silver Lake | daveedkapoor/Instagram Did you feel it? 3.3 quake near Cudahy shakes up Wednesday night. 1960s’ era revolutionaries establish $350,000 student services endowment at Cal State. L.A. In defense of the word “Hipster.” Barefoot board member sworn in to Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council. The Eastsider thanks Susan Borden […]

Neighborhood Renovation: Echo Park shack reborn as a welcoming studio

Neighborhood Renovation: Echo Park shack reborn as a welcoming studio

Before & After: A new glass door and windows make for a more inviting entry. By Marni Epstein ECHO PARK — Yoga and meditation instructor Joslyn Lawrence  of Echo Park was looking to create the perfect space for her clients. A clean, beautiful environment to help facilitate the practice. When she looked out into the lush […]

Home Search: Young family looks for up-and-coming location in El Sereno

Home Search: Young family looks for up-and-coming location in El Sereno

Natalie on the home hunt in El Sereno | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein EL SERENO — On a blistering Sunday in El Sereno, Natalie toured a recently renovated 1939  home on Navarro Street with her son and a friend. The three-bedroom, two-bath house was one of two properties for sale on the block – […]

For Sale: Gorgeous Eagle Rock Spanish with resort like backyard

For Sale: Gorgeous Eagle Rock Spanish with resort like backyard

5228 Vincent will be open for viewing this week. See dates and times below. Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 5228 Vincent Avenue | $728,000 | Property Website Are you looking for a sophisticated Spanish home on a Palm tree lined street in Eagle Rock north of Colorado with a dream backyard landscape for entertaining? Who isn’t?! […]

For Sale: Mt Washington 3/2 Must See Hilltop

For Sale: Mt Washington 3/2 Must See Hilltop

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 3716 San Rafael Ave | $799,000 | Property Website When noted 60′s architect Frank Buck was ready to build his own home he chose the perfect site to elevate the house to the view, provide a level yard and be part of a vibrant, active community. And so 3716 San […]

L.A. River gets a spring cleaning*

L.A. River gets a spring cleaning*

Photo by Mike Daclan A small army of volunteers has descended on the L.A. River this morning between Atwater Village and Elysian Valley as part of the 25th Annual Great L.A. River Clean Up.  Photographer Mike Daclan is down in the river on this hot  and sunny Saturday to cover the event and will be […]

Echo Park pedestrian injured in collision with restaurant delivery car

Echo Park pedestrian injured in collision with restaurant delivery car

ECHO PARK — A woman was being treated for a head injury tonight after police said she ran into the street and was struck by a restaurant delivery car, prompting a three-hour street closure as officers conducted an investigation. Witnesses said the woman had been yelling at a man across the street for several minutes […]