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Early morning gusher in Silver Lake [updated]

Early morning gusher in Silver Lake [updated]
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Photo by Patrick Pascal SILVER LAKE –– Looks like a fire hydrant got clipped at Sunset Boulevard and Lucille Avenue this morning. Patrick Pascal emailed over a photo at about 6:30 a.m. showing a gusher of water shooting above the utility poles. Update: CBS2 reports that a driver struck the fire hydrant shortly before 4 […]

Who left the freeway lights on?

Who left the freeway lights on?

For two weeks now the green lamposts that line one side of the southbound Arroyo Seco Parkway through Elysian Park have been burning bright, day and night. Why? Because taggers spray painted over the sensors that turn the lights on and off, reports the L.A. Times. The Times explained what happened: A tagger got into […]

Elysian Valley furniture factory turning into giant gymnastics center

Elysian Valley furniture factory turning into giant gymnastics center

Furniture factory being turned into a gymnastics center | Klub Gymnastics ELYSIAN VALLEY — The Klub Gymnastics once operated out of a van, with coaches teaching gymnastic classes at schools and rec centers. The firm eventually moved into a permanent gym in Silver Lake but is now poised to make a big move into a […]

Echo Park avocados are not quite ready for picking

Echo Park avocados are not quite ready for picking

A photo posted by The Eastsider LA (@theeastsider) on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:29pm PDT ECHO PARK — So when will these Echo Park avocados on Fairbanks Place be big enough for guacamole?   Share your photos with Eastsider readers. Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them […]

Echo Park avocados are not quite ready for picking

Echo Park avocados are not quite ready for picking

A photo posted by The Eastsider LA (@theeastsider) on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:29pm PDT ECHO PARK — So when will these Echo Park avocados on Fairbanks Place be big enough for guacamole?   Share your photos with Eastsider readers. Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them […]

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighter tosses debris outside fire damaged apartment ECHO PARK — At least one apartment was gutted tonight after a fire struck a large apartment complex at 1825 Morton Avenue. Firefighters at the scene said no injuries were reported based on preliminary information. Residents of the Morton Gardens apartment gathered in a nearby parking lot as […]

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighter tosses debris outside fire damaged apartment ECHO PARK — At least one apartment was gutted tonight after a fire struck a large apartment complex at 1825 Morton Avenue. Firefighters at the scene said no injuries were reported based on preliminary information. Residents of the Morton Gardens apartment gathered in a nearby parking lot as […]

Lost in Elysian Heights: Orange Tabby kitten

Lost in Elysian Heights: Orange Tabby kitten

Our two month old Orange tabby kitten ran away from our Baxter home Thursday evening around 8pm. She ran up Princeton Ave from Baxter (across from Elysian school). She is very scared and needs to get back home ASAP. Please please let me know if anyone spots or or manages to nab her. Contact: john.grod@gmail.com […]

Lost in El Sereno: Friendly Shitzu Dog

Lost in El Sereno: Friendly Shitzu Dog

I lost my pet dog of 10+ years. He is 14 years old. He has cataracts but he is still pretty agile. Nevertheless, he is a senior dog and has sensitive back and knee issues. He disappeared from a friend’s yard on September 1st, 2015. He might have been snatched from the yard. He was […]

Silver Lake tunnel closure draws opposition; man recovering from Los Feliz police shooting; El Sereno’s Greek restaurant gap

Silver Lake tunnel closure draws opposition; man recovering from Los Feliz police shooting; El Sereno’s Greek restaurant gap

Lincoln Heights | Antonio Varela/Instagram An effort by Councilman Mitch O’Farrell to permanently close a Silver Lake pedestrian tunnel has met with opposition from some residents. L.A. Times The unarmed man who was shot by police in Los Feliz in June is now blind in one eye and suffers from brain swelling. Los Feliz Ledger […]