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Glendale-Hyperion bridge prepares for a $50 million makeover

Glendale-Hyperion bridge prepares for a $50 million makeover

Rendering of Glendale-Hyperion bridge after project has been completed/Bureau of Engineering It’s one of Los Angeles’ iconic river bridges, the Glendale-Hyperion bridge that connects Atwater Village with Silver Lake and Los Feliz has appeared in numerous photos and films. There’s even a miniature version of it at the Disneyland California Adventure theme park. But the [...]

City employee suffers severe injuries crossing Silver Lake street *

City employee suffers severe injuries crossing Silver Lake street *

Officers conduct investigation on Silver Lake Boulevard A city employee suffered severe injuries this morning after being struck by a vehicle near the Silver Lake Dog Park. Sgt.  Kevin Custard with the LAPD Central Traffic Bureau said the victim was hit near Silver Lake Boulevard and Fanning Street at about 8:20 a.m. The incident is [...]

Found in Eagle Rock: Two female dogs on Colorado

Found in Eagle Rock: Two female dogs on Colorado

Submitted by Paul We found these two small female dogs in Eagle Rock around 7pm on September 20, running in and out of traffic on the South side of Colorado, East of Townsend. They aren’t microchipped but have matching collars and have been well taken care of up to getting lost. The black and white [...]

New Eagle Rock bike lanes roll in next week

New Eagle Rock bike lanes roll in next week

Rendering of Colorado Boulevard bike lane./LADOT After many months of debate and meetings, city workers next week will begin the work of restriping Colorado Boulevard to make more room for cyclists and less room for motor vehicles. The changes are part of a program to improve safety, slow down traffic and create a more pedestrian-friend [...]

Moonshine

Moonshine

Photo by Matt Hartman Matt Hartman of Glassell Park aimed his camera skyward tonight to capture shots of tonight’s moon as we approach the autumnal equinox and the beginning of autumn on Sunday.  The Griffith Observatory’s Sky Report provided more information about the lunar display: Full moon is on the night of the 18th, and [...]

Echo Park truck stop

Echo Park truck stop

Semi-truck at Cerro Gordo and Vestal in Elysian Heights/Bug Wuller Pitty the drivers of semi-trucks, buses and stretch limousines who are unaware of the steep hills of Echo Park and Elysian Heights.  The driver of a white-semi truck learned a lesson in neighborhood topography tonight after his vehicle got stuck at Cerro Gordo Street and [...]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A., Echo Park and Elysian Valley

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A., Echo Park and Elysian Valley

Shrine at The Color House, Elysian Heights | Sirene B/Eastsider Photo Pool Man dies in East L.A. shoot out with deputies. City Council backs support for increased penalties and monitoring of  hit-and-run collisions. Police talk man out of jumping off the 2 & 134 freeway interchange. Entry forms for the Echo Park Community Parade are [...]

Sewage spill blocks 110 Freeway in Highland Park

Sewage spill blocks 110 Freeway in Highland Park

Two lanes of the northbound 110 Freeway – the Arroyo Seco Parkway – have been closed at York Boulevard in Highland Park to clean up a sewage spill, according to the California Highway Patrol.  More details below: 11:55 AM SIGALERT UPDATE: NB SR-110 AT YORK BLVD THE #2,3 LANES REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL 1330 HOURS TO [...]

91 Boyle Heights street trees on the chopping block

91 Boyle Heights street trees on the chopping block

Post by All Roads Lead to Boyle Heights. City tree cutting crews were busy in Boyle Heights this weekend, sawing  and hacking down street trees along the 1800 block of East First Street near Mariachi Plaza. It’s part of a project that will remove 91 trees along First Street and improve cracked and broken sidewalks, [...]

A Comment On the Comments

A Comment On the Comments

The Eastsider will be testing out Disqus for the submission and presentation of reader comments. You can comment as a guest to avoid having to register but you will not be able to take advantage of several features, including the ability to be notified when someone responds to your comment. You will still be able [...]