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News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park And Lincoln Heights

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park And Lincoln Heights
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Clouds & Palms, Silver Lake | Andriana Baker/Instagram LAPD goes on tactical alert after undercover officers come under fire in Lincoln Heights. Former Franklin High teacher arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting students 15 years ago. A dozen violent crimes in a week puts Boyle Heights on Crime Alert. $46 Echo Park coffee cup gets […]

Juvenile killed in East L.A. shooting

Juvenile killed in East L.A. shooting

View Larger Map Detectives with the L.A. County Sheriff Department tonight were investigating the fatal shooting of a male juvenile in East Los Angeles. The shooting took place at about 9 p.m. in the 900 block of Fraser Street near Whittier Boulevard, according to preliminary information released by the department. The victim died after being […]

Transportation agency to focus attention and dollars on dangerous Atwater-Glendale rail crossing

Transportation agency to focus attention and dollars on dangerous Atwater-Glendale rail crossing

Metrolink train passing through the Doran Street crossing. There are only a few crossings along the nearly two-mile long border between North Atwater Village and Glendale, which are separated by a busy rail line that runs parallel to San Fernando Road. One of those railroad crossings at Doran Street and San Fernando Road  is actually […]

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

5 questions for Highland Park historic preservationist Charlie Fisher

Charles Fisher | Photo by Marni Esptein By Marni Epstein Charlie Fisher has watched Northeast L.A. change around him over his lifetime. He grew up in Mt. Washington and has lived in Highland Park for more than two decades. While the evolution of neighborhoods  is a large part of what he loves about Los Angeles,  […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Eagle Rock

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Eagle Rock

Rainbow Mailboxes, Echo Park | Sandy Driscoll Boyle Heights mixed-used project draws criticism from neighbors and councilman. Eagle Rock High athlete and animal lover seeking to lead girls’ basketball team into division championship. The Eastsider welcomes Marinaccio Law as a new advertising sponsor. Want to help  blog about neighborhood people, issues and meetings?  Send over […]

New signs and stripes for L.A. River path

New signs and stripes for L.A. River path

New striping on the L.A. River Path | Rio Optos New river signage | LADOT Bike Blog Cyclists as well as pedestrians have taken note of some improvements – including new striping and signage – that have popped up recently along the L.A. River pathway as it runs through Elysian Valley and Silver Lake.  “Over […]

Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies

Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies

Sidewalk memorial for Jaime Aguilar The motorcyclist who crashed on Thursday night while in an apparent street race through Echo Park has died, police said today. The victim, 20-year-old Jaime Aguilar of Los Angeles, died Saturday morning from his injuries, according to Detective Felix Padilla with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. Aguilar and the driver […]

News & Notes From Cypress Park, El Sereno And Lincoln Heights

News & Notes From Cypress Park, El Sereno And Lincoln Heights

Angelus Temple, Echo Park | The Eastsider After a year-long deployment in Afghanistan, single-dad  makes a surprise Valentine’s Day visit to his kids’ schools in Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights. New trees take root at Ascot Hills Park. The Eastsider thanks  a resident of Highland Park who wishes to remain anonymous for purchasing a Reader […]

Shopper & Diner: Prix Fixe with a gift in Atwater; Los Feliz’s Dumb Starbucks goes dark; & Echo Park Pop-up settles down

Shopper & Diner: Prix Fixe with a gift in Atwater; Los Feliz’s Dumb Starbucks goes dark; & Echo Park Pop-up settles down

Chloe’s at Golden Road Brewery | Photo courtesy Chole’s By Marni Epstein Chloe’s at Golden Road is offering craft beer and prix fixe option for diners this Valentine’s Day. The private event space at the Atwater Village brewery is dishing up this specialty menu by Chef Adam Lavoe alongside live music from 7 pm -11 pm […]

Lost in Echo Park: Akita-shepherd mix named Dutchess

Lost in Echo Park: Akita-shepherd mix named Dutchess

Dutchess, Shepherd/Akita mix with white spotted knee socks and ruff very tall ears fled sandblasting workmen at 2230 Lemoyne St x Cerro Gordon at 4:30 this afternoon Feb 13. New Mexico style printed collar has nameplate with number (323) 66-49026 which may not be taking messages,  so please call cell (213) 281-8074/ Want to publish […]