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Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights
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Stranded Santa Barbara bus blocks Echo Park Avenue | Meredith Brady ELYSIAN HEIGHTS –– A charter bus out of Santa Barbara became the most recent large vehicle to run into trouble at the intersection of Echo Park Avenue and Cerro Gordo, stranding a group of passengers at the corner late Saturday afternoon. In late June, […]

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

SILVER LAKE — An estimated 1,600 LADWP customers are without power tonight in Silver Lake, and service is not expected to be fully restored until 2 a.m., according to the utility’s outage map. Some Twitter users reported that power went out at about 4:30 p.m. The Eastsider has contacted the agency for more details. Today’s […]

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

SILVER LAKE — An estimated 1,600 LADWP customers are without power tonight in Silver Lake, and service is not expected to be fully restored until 2 a.m., according to the utility’s outage map. Some Twitter users reported that power went out at about 4:30 p.m. The Eastsider has contacted the agency for more details. Today’s […]

Eastside Weekend: Gentrification, the comedy show, plays Highland Park; City Terrace tree planting; Chinatown in Echo Park

Eastside Weekend: Gentrification, the comedy show, plays Highland Park; City Terrace tree planting; Chinatown  in Echo Park

This weekend’s events include Gentrification, a comedy show, in Highland Park; a tree planting and native plant care workshop in City Terrace and an outdoor screening of Chinatown at Echo Park Lake. Submit An Event Submit An Event Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Lincoln Heights coffee lover roasts his own beans for more flavor, less money

Lincoln Heights coffee lover roasts his own beans for more flavor, less money

Vlad Gallegos roasts his own beans | Brenda Rees By BRENDA REES LINCOLN HEIGHTS — “If you can make a pie, you can roast coffee,” announced Vlad Gallegos to a group of caffeine-lovers at the recent “Roast Your Own Coffee Beans” workshop, held outdoors under a shady tree in the Church of Epiphany’s Lincoln Heights […]

Boyle Heights tortillerías face growing competition; City Council postpones vote on 2024 Olympics proposal

Boyle Heights tortillerías face growing competition; City Council postpones vote on 2024 Olympics proposal

Boyle Heights tortillerías are adapting to growing competition and more health-conscious consumers. Boyle Heights Beat The City Council postponed a vote on whether the city should bid on hosting the 2024 Olympic, with members saying they have not had enough time to review the proposal. L.A. Now Lost in Echo Park: Grey & White Male […]

Dodger Stadium may serve as Olympics venue; City Council weighs short-term rental restrictions

Dodger Stadium may serve as Olympics venue;  City Council weighs short-term rental restrictions

Silver Lake | Dan Gershon The city’s proposal to host the 2024 Olympics would use Dodger Stadium as the site for baseball and softball games if the sports return to the Olympics. L.A Times The City Council is considering restrictions on AirBnb-type rentals. L.A. Now Lost in Highland Park: Fluffy Orange cat Highland Park California […]

The pastor of an Atwater Village spiritual start-up seeks to bring the “de-churched” back into the fold

The pastor of an Atwater Village spiritual start-up seeks to bring the “de-churched” back into the fold

Pastor Nick Warren | Northland Village Church By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL ATWATER VILLAGE —  At a time when churches across the United States are shuttering, one humble contender has emerged – Northland Village Church in Atwater Village. Headed by pastor Nick Warnes, NVC spreads its message of reconciliation to the de-churched, or people who no longer […]

Think Outside The Box: Interior design ideas for new Eastside homes

Think Outside The Box: Interior design ideas for new Eastside homes

Courtesy Matters of Space By BRENDA REES Multi-unit housing complexes are popping up all over the Eastside, with smaller, vertical spaces signaling a radical departure from the conventional floor plans found in the typical Craftsman bungalows, Spanish Colonial cottages or Mid Century Modern homes found across the area. Some of the new homes that have […]

One killed in Boyle Heights freeway crash; the story of a 1920s Angeleno Heights murder

One killed in Boyle Heights freeway crash; the story of a 1920s Angeleno Heights murder

Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr One woman was killed and six others injured during after vehicles crashed on the westbound 60 Freeway at Lorena Street. L.A. Now A restored Angeleno Heights apartment house was the site of Los Angeles’ most notorious murders during the 1920s. KCET Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a […]