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Eastside Sunday: “Rick & Morty” writers panel in Silver Lake; Synth pop party in Elysian Valley; New book club emerges in Echo Park

Eastside Sunday: “Rick & Morty” writers panel in Silver Lake; Synth pop party in Elysian Valley; New book club emerges in Echo Park

Sunday, September 2 By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar , Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: “Rick and Morty” fans can get the chance to step into the writer’s room at Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe in Silver Lake. Go here for details Rarely get the chance to go […]

Sign up now for the Echo Park Weekly — For those who can’t get enough Echo Park

Sign up now for the Echo Park Weekly — For those who can’t get enough Echo Park

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Car wash corn cropping up in Eagle Rock

Car wash corn cropping up in Eagle Rock

Corn in front of the Glen Rock Car Wash Eagle Rock —  The owners of the Glen-Rock Car Wash seem to pay more attention to landscaping than your typical car wash. There are rose bushes, big ficus trees and even a patch of lawn. But now this car wash garden has turned into a farm with […]

Thanks to Tracy Stone for becoming an Eastsider Reader Sponsor!

Thanks to Tracy Stone for becoming an Eastsider Reader Sponsor!

Thanks to Tracy for supporting The Eastsider by purchasing a monthly Reader Sponsorship. Join our other readers whose monthly sponsorships (see payment form below)  defray the costs of gathering news and storytelling. That includes covering a variety of bills — from web hosting to bookkeeping — as well as payments to  writers and photographers who have […]

Boyle Heights shooting leaves woman dead on Euclid Avenue

Boyle Heights shooting leaves woman dead on Euclid Avenue

By LUCY GUANUNA Boyle Heights  — Police are working to identify the suspect or suspects in connection with an early morning shooting today that left one woman dead. Officers were called to the 900 block of Euclid Avenue at about 5 a.m. and found a victim, a Latina in her mid-30s, with multiple gunshot wounds. […]

The former York Theatre in Highland Park is up for sale

The former York Theatre in Highland Park is up for sale

By BARRY LANK Highland Park  — It was a movie theater for decades, making its debut in the 1920 during the silent film era.  It also hosted women’s club meetings, special events, and, in recent years, served as the home for the Pyong Kang Church  — it’s neon cross glowing over the marquee. Now the […]

Parking in short supply at Boyle Heights housing projects

Parking in short supply at Boyle Heights housing projects

Photo by Guadalupe Felix/Boyle Heights Beat By GUADALUPE FÉLIX, BOYLE HEIGHTS BEAT Boyle Heights  —  Boyle Heights is one of the densest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, which makes overnight parking on city streets tough for all residents. But it seems likely that no one in Boyle Heights has it worse than the families of Estrada Courts, […]

Eastside Sunday: Combo Chimbita comes to Echo Park; Puppets go to Italy; Eagle Rock wants your sleeping bags

Eastside Sunday: Combo Chimbita comes to Echo Park; Puppets go to Italy; Eagle Rock wants your sleeping bags

Sunday, August 26 By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: The up and coming quartet – Combo Chimbita – will rock their Latin fusion of cumbia, reggae and Caribbean beats at The Echo. Go here for details Puppets need a vacation too and […]

Eastside Saturday: “Searching for Sugarman” Rodriguez performs at Cal State L.A.; Take a kayak down the LA River; Dance to some 90s hits at the Echoplex

Eastside Saturday: “Searching for Sugarman” Rodriguez performs at Cal State L.A.; Take a kayak down the LA River; Dance to some 90s hits at the Echoplex

Saturday, August 25 Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: Rodriguez, who was chronicled in the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, makes his return to the Luckman stage in El Sereno. Go here for details Looking for some outdoor fun? Rent a kayak at […]

A bold butterfly in East L.A.

A bold butterfly in East L.A.

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera East Los Angeles  — Thanks to Aurelio Jose Barrera for brightening up our day — and the blog — with this photo a large black and yellow butterfly It appears to be a giant swallowtail, Papilio cresphontesa. These are giants in the butterfly world — with an average wingspan of more […]