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Power out in Los Feliz and Silver Lake

Power out in Los Feliz and Silver Lake

About 3,500 LADWP customers are without power this afternoon in Los Feliz and Silver Lake, according to the agency’s outage map. Twitter users report heavy congestion after some traffic signals went out as the evening commute began. Eastsider readers said that power appears to be out north and south of Los Feliz Boulevard and along Rowena […]

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

Photo by Carl Pocket | Courtesy Echo Park Rising ECHO PARK —  Will there be more musicians than fans during this year’s Echo Park Rising? The line-up for the four-day music festival, which kicks off today, Aug. 17, has ballooned to 460 acts at last count, say festival organizers. Most of the acts are relatively unknown […]

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

Photo by Carl Pocket | Courtesy Echo Park Rising ECHO PARK —  Will there be more musicians than fans during this year’s Echo Park Rising? The line-up for the four-day music festival, which kicks off today, Aug. 17, has ballooned to 460 acts at last count, say festival organizers. Most of the acts are relatively unknown […]

Will targeting Waze users ease Dodger Stadium traffic congestion?

Will targeting Waze users ease Dodger Stadium traffic congestion?

Dodger Home Opener gridlock The residents of Echo Park and Solano Canyon who live near Dodger Stadium have long complained about game-day traffic. The city has a standing “traffic plan” to handle the congestion in an effort to shield residents and keep traffic moving. But, with Waze and other traffic apps sending fans into narrow […]

Follow the sun at these Eastside solar eclipse viewing events

Follow the sun at these Eastside solar eclipse viewing events

Courtesy Griffith Park Observatory By HELIN JUNG It’s hard to get excited about Monday mornings. But for astronomy and science buffs, next Monday, Aug. 21 will be different. There’s a total solar eclipse happening exclusively in America, and you can join other eclipse fans at viewing events in and around the Eastside. Some are referring […]

Warning: View-blocking hill ahead

Warning: View-blocking hill ahead

Photo by Noel Rogers ECHO PARK —  The steep streets of Echo Park and Elysian Heights come with their own unique warning signs for those drivers who travel mostly in the flatlands. Thanks to Noel Rogers for the his sign at the base of Baxter Street near Allesandro Street. Can’t get enough Echo Park news? […]

Silver Lake stairway companions

Silver Lake stairway companions

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE  — Animal life in Silver Lake comes in all forms — including stenciled artwork on a stairway street. Thanks to Dan Gershon for the photos. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here More Silver Lake stories A message from Eastside Events sponsor Metro Go Metro […]

No parking between curb and sidewalk; partially blind approval of Olympics; dad deportation delay

No parking between curb and sidewalk; partially blind approval of Olympics; dad deportation delay

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. An Echo Park pastor who is being detained by ICE agents speaks out as he faces deportation. “I’m not a bad hombre,” said Noe Carias. KTLA The LAPD is proposing to begin flying drones under […]

City Council approves 2028 Olympics deal; Elysian Heights’ place in SoCal cat history

City Council approves 2028 Olympics deal;  Elysian Heights’ place in SoCal cat history

Eastside Scene: Daybreak, Elysian Park | Scott Fajack News & Notes From Across The Eastside The City Council endorsed an agreement to host the 2028 Olympics and cover any cost overruns without an updated figures about the costs involved. L.A. Times The story of Room 8 — the feline mascot of Elysian Heights Elementary during […]

Bulletin Board: Fix LA, Spay Today

Bulletin Board: Fix LA, Spay Today

Submitted by PETA Every year, tens of thousands of animals end up in shelters across Los Angeles, and thousands must be euthanized—often simply because there are too many animals and not enough good homes for them all. That’s why in the city of Los Angeles, all cats and dogs over the age of 4 months […]