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Soylent CEO still facing criminal charges over Lincoln Heights container home; East L.A. students deal with Trump anxiety; Council approves new ‘mansionization’ restrictions

Soylent CEO still facing criminal charges over Lincoln Heights container home; East L.A. students deal with Trump anxiety; Council approves new ‘mansionization’ restrictions
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Today’s Photo: VIew of DTLA from Point Grandview, Elysian Park | Daveed Kapoor Soylent Chief Executive Robert Rhinehart removed his cargo container structure from a Lincoln Heights hill earlier this year following criminal charges and neighborhood complaints. But the property still does not comply with city laws, and Rhinehart continues to face a 2-year jail […]

Soylent CEO still facing criminal charges over Lincoln Heights container home; East L.A. students deal with Trump anxiety; Council approves new ‘mansionization’ restrictions

Soylent CEO still facing criminal charges over Lincoln Heights container home; East L.A. students deal with Trump anxiety; Council approves new ‘mansionization’ restrictions

Today’s Photo: VIew of DTLA from Point Grandview, Elysian Park | Daveed Kapoor Soylent Chief Executive Robert Rhinehart removed his cargo container structure from a Lincoln Heights hill earlier this year following criminal charges and neighborhood complaints. But the property still does not comply with city laws, and Rhinehart continues to face a 2-year jail […]

Celebrate the holidays at this Saturday’s Echo Park Community Parade

Celebrate the holidays at this Saturday’s Echo Park Community Parade

Photo by Kelly Erickson Photo by Kelly Erickson On Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00 am, the annual Echo Park Community Parade will make its way along Sunset Boulevard between Vin Scully Avenue and Park Avenue. Thousands of residents from Echo Park and surrounding neighborhoods sit along Sunset Boulevard to welcome Santa Claus and celebrate […]

Price cuts on Eagle Rock Traditional; Lincoln Heights tri-level; Mt. Washington contemporary

Price cuts on Eagle Rock Traditional; Lincoln Heights tri-level; Mt. Washington contemporary

Prices on about 30 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Eagle Rock: Price drops $30,000 on a 2-bedroom traditional. $662,000. Lincoln Heights: More than $50,000 cut for a custom-built, 3-bedroom home. $638,000. Mt. Washington: Price reduced $100,000 on a newly […]

A somersault off a Highland Park diving board catapulted Sammy Lee into Olympic history

A somersault off a Highland Park diving board catapulted Sammy Lee into Olympic history

Sammy Lee diving in Helsinki, 1952 | Courtesy of Occidental College Special Collections and College Archives Diver Sammy Lee, who died last week at age 96, was the first Asian-American to win an Olympic gold medal, earning his first gold in London in 1948 and a second in Helsinki in 1952.  But years before he […]

A colorful end to the weekend

A colorful end to the weekend

Photo by Dan Gershon Dan Gershon of Silver Lake was one of the people across the Eastside who enjoyed today’s Sunday sunset. Here are some more images: ♥️ #echopark #happyplace A photo posted by Nicole Stokman (@nic_penney) on Dec 4, 2016 at 5:28pm PST The colors the colors. #sunset #palmtree(s) #sky #rooftops #BoyleHeights #LA A […]

Suspects on the run in Echo Park; tourist struck by car in Los Feliz

Suspects on the run in Echo Park; tourist struck by car in Los Feliz

Today’s Photo: Secret stairs, Elysian Heights | Dave Ptach Police conducted two separate searches for suspects in Echo Park on Friday. During the first search, police closed off streets near Glendale Boulevard and Laveta Terrace on Friday afternoon as they were looking for a stolen vehicle suspect. A possible suspect was apprehended. On Friday night […]

Shopper & Diner: Best sweets at Proof in Atwater; now serving blowfish in Silver Lake; BYOB at Masa of Echo Park

Shopper & Diner: Best sweets at Proof in Atwater; now serving blowfish in Silver Lake; BYOB at Masa of Echo Park

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Proof Bakery in Atwater Village made Eater LA’s list of best places to pick up holiday sweets in Los Angeles. Find some of the city’s best croissants and seasonal tarts. Proof Bakery is located on the 3100 block of Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village. In other Shopper & Diner News: The blowfish […]

Who will replace Xavier Becerra as the Eastside’s congress rep?

Who will replace Xavier Becerra as the Eastside’s congress rep?

Rep. Xavier Becerra After  serving in Congress for nearly a quarter century, Rep. Xavier Becerra said this morning that he had accepted Gov. Jerry Brown’s nomination to serve as state attorney general. The campaign to replace Becerra began soon after. In fact, it began within an hour of the governor’s announcement. One former state official […]

Residential and retail proposed for Mariachi Plaza; more details of a Silver Lake killing; Council approves sidewalk repair rebates

Residential and retail proposed for Mariachi Plaza; more details of a Silver Lake killing; Council approves sidewalk repair rebates

Today’s Photo: Echo Park | Pat Saperstein Two developers have submitted proposals to build a mix of housing and shops on a city-owned lot across the street from Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. Curbed L.A. A “blued” handgun may have been used in a robbery connected to the 2013 Silver Lake murder of Joseph Gatto. […]