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Storefront Report: When will that new organic food store open in Echo Park?

Storefront Report:  When will that new organic food store open in Echo Park?
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New Lassen’s underway in Echo Park Store owner Peter Lassen pictured last year in future Echo Park Lassen’s ECHO PARK —  It’s been nearly a year since Lassen’s,  an upscale grocery store chain specializing in organic foods  and vitamins,  announced it was an opening a store inside the vacant Save A Lot space.  A recent visit […]

Echo Park murder victim identified

Echo Park murder victim identified

ECHO PARK –  Police identified the victim of Sunday’s fatal shooting as 35-year-old John Alvarado. Detective Julian Pere with the Rampart Division said  the shooting is believed to be gang related but police have few details about the suspects.  The victim was near his home when he was shot  on Sunday, June 1 shortly before […]

Canada Geese flock to Silver Lake

Canada Geese flock to Silver Lake

Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE  —   Sandy Driscoll snapped a shot of some Canada Geese as they took in some late afternoon sun by the Silver Lake Reservoir. Photo by Sandy Driscoll Photo by Sandy Driscoll Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Camping out by the L.A. River

Camping out by the L.A. River

GLASSELL PARK — There were campfires, ghosts stories and passing Metrolink passenger trains during Saturday night’s “First Ever L.A. River Camp Out.” Of course, homeless people live and sleep along the river channel but technically it has not been legal to camp out on the river for decades. Saturday night’s campout, organized by the arts […]

Morning Report: @HiddenCash crowd strikes Echo Park Lake; Highland Park police foot-chase; Dodger TV blackout protest

Morning Report: @HiddenCash crowd strikes Echo Park Lake; Highland Park police foot-chase; Dodger TV blackout protest

Sharing The Path, Elysian Valley | daveedkapoor/Instagram News & Notes: A man found an envelope filled with $168 in cash inside a restroom stall at Echo Park Lake on Friday as part of the ongoing @HiddenCash  scavenger hunt, according to L.A. Now. A horde of people looking for the envelope swarmed the park, which did […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Tuxedo cat named Babylon

Lost in Silver Lake: Tuxedo cat named Babylon

Our sweet cat, Babylon, escaped from our house this morning, Friday the 30th, sometime between 9am and noon. He is a long-haired, black&white tuxedo cat, very sweet, but extremely timid and will probably hide from a stranger. He was last seen in the area where Sunset Dr meets Cumberland in Franklin Hills, near Hyperion in […]

Vehicle catches fire after driving up Echo Park street

Vehicle catches fire after driving up Echo Park street

Photo by Echo Park resident ECHO PARK –  A nearly brand new vehicle driving up a hilly Echo Park street began to smoke and then burst into flame after the driver pulled over to the side of the road, according to a resident. Firefighters were called to the 1800 block of Lemoyne Street after the […]

Open Sunday: Mid Century Modern in Prime Silver Lake

Open Sunday: Mid Century Modern in Prime Silver Lake

Sponsored Post Open House: Sunday, June 1 | 1 pm – 4 pm Tracy Do Real Estate presents an architect’s own home in Silver Lake. This corner-lot property is ideally located on a quiet street, yet is close to the action of Sunset Junction. Sitting in the back yard surround by trees, bamboo stalks and a […]

Eastside Property: Yards for summer fun from Silver Lake to Boyle Heights

Eastside Property: Yards for summer fun from Silver Lake to Boyle Heights

With every passing day summer break nears. Whether the kids are ultimately headed off to camp or simply camping out on the couch, there’s nothing like the kids expending some energy in the back yard to bring a smile to the face of parent and child, alike. Find out just how much yard your money can […]

Friends mourn Echo Park man killed in hammer attack

Friends mourn Echo Park man killed in hammer attack

Juan Sanchez grew up in Echo Park ECHO PARK — Juan Sanchez grew up on Morton Avenue in Echo Park, where he attended local schools and excelled at soccer, football and making people laugh, said his friend Jose Villafuerte.  “He was a really funny guy – he made everybody laugh,” he said.  Now, those memories […]

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