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Silver Lake gardener injured in gang crossfire [updated @ 9:53 pm]

Silver Lake gardener injured in gang crossfire [updated @ 9:53 pm]
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Updated at 9:53 p.m. SILVER LAKE – A 62-year-old gardener was injured tonight after he was caught in the crossfire between two gangs during a shooting that took place near Silver Lake Boulevard and Vendome Street. “He happened to be outside and was caught in the middle,” said Sgt. John Marroquin of the Rampart Division. […]

A colorful Wednesday, from sunrise to sunset

A colorful Wednesday, from sunrise to sunset

Sunrise over Silver Lake | Matthew Iadarola Today was bookended by a colorful sunrise and an even more dramatic sunset. Matthew Iadarola was up early to catch the pale pink sky reflected in the Silver Lake Reservoir while Martha Benedict snapped a shot of the crimson clouds as seen at day’s end from Montecito Heights. […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Lost Maine Coon cat

Lost in Silver Lake: Lost Maine Coon cat

We Lost our cat, she is a maine coon, brown and black stripes with green eyes about 10 lbs, no collar, she is around 10 years old and doesn’t go outside. She went missing on 1/6. We are very worried about her, if you see her please let us know. She went missing around the […]

For Sale: Renovated Craftsman Home in Silver Lake/Echo Park

For Sale: Renovated Craftsman Home in Silver Lake/Echo Park

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1041 N Rampart Blvd | $799,000 | Property Website Beautiful 1914 Renovated Craftsman house. 3bd 2 bath. 100 anniversary with same tradition and all has been upgraded with today’s comforts.Low maintenance landscaping , 2 huge car garage and front windows are oversized with tempered glass For more details contact: Sandra […]

On the Agenda: Councilman Cedillo wants to give Highland Park car wash a second chance; outreach in Lincoln Heights; multiple real estate projects for Atwater Village

On the Agenda: Councilman Cedillo wants to give Highland Park car wash a second chance; outreach in Lincoln Heights; multiple real estate projects for Atwater Village

By NATHAN SOLIS With a new year comes a new round of agenda items. On this week’s agenda Council District 1’s Gil Cedillo is seeking to bypass the rejection of a proposed  Highland Park car wash by a local planning commission. Atwater Village has a number of proposed projects on their roster, while Lincoln Heights […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Skinny Gray/Brown Tabby

Lost in Silver Lake: Skinny Gray/Brown Tabby

Atlas went out at 5:30 Sat (1/3) morning. Usually back home in 15 mins, he didn’t return. He’s 15, 8-lbs, and has a thyroid condition that requires medication and water. He’s wearing a collar and tags with his name and contact number, has an internal I.D. chip, and of course is sorely missed. It’s possible […]

The fearless and earnest sounds of Echo Park’s Tülips

The fearless and earnest sounds of Echo Park’s Tülips

Tülips will make you feel feelings. | Photo by Zane Roessell By Nathan Solis Something fearless perches atop the mantle of the Echo Park band Tülips, adorned with riot grrrl sensibilities and framed with an untethered joy. The obvious landmarks in Tülips’ world are the Sleater-Kinney overtones on faster tracks like Wait, where the guitar […]

Popular Highland Park Twitter feed goes silent

Popular Highland Park Twitter feed goes silent

By NATHAN SOLIS HIGHLAND PARK — The Twitter handle HLP90042 meant plenty to residents of Highland Park. The Twitter account was their update to police activity; store openings and closings; local politics, cuisine, culture; band performances and gallery shows. Which is why it was a rude awakening for the 5,966 followers of HLP90042 when they […]

Scenes, sightings & stories from 2014

Scenes, sightings & stories from 2014

Where did the year go? The Eastsider was busy in 2014 covering everything from homicides to million-dollar home sales. We have our favorites but sometimes readers have other ideas about what’s popular. Here are a dozen of the top stories, based on page views, from 2014: Eastside Property: Welcome to Echo Park’s million-dollar row Park […]

Good Samaritan assists family in Echo Park crash

Good Samaritan assists family in Echo Park crash

Photo by Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK – A Good Samaritan came to the assistance of a family whose van was involved in a traffic collision on Sunset Boulevard this afternoon The man emerged from his black SUV to help  the family and pull a child out of the van that collided with a white sedan […]