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Former Miss Universe returns to her Highland Park school with encouragement and a $100,000 donation

Former Miss Universe returns to her Highland Park school with encouragement and a $100,000 donation
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Porntip Nakhirunkanok (center) sits between student body president Michelle Ontiveros (left) and principal Regina Marquez-Martinez (right) | Joe Walker By JOE WALKER HIGHLAND PARK —  When Porntip Nakhirunkanok, a 1986 graduate of Franklin High School, visited her mother in Thailand during her first year of college, she had no idea that she would soon be […]

Former Miss Universe returns to her Highland Park school with encouragement and a $100,000 donation

Former Miss Universe returns to her Highland Park school with encouragement and a $100,000 donation

Porntip Nakhirunkanok (center) sits between student body president Michelle Ontiveros (left) and principal Regina Marquez-Martinez (right) | Joe Walker By JOE WALKER HIGHLAND PARK —  When Porntip Nakhirunkanok, a 1986 graduate of Franklin High School, visited her mother in Thailand during her first year of college, she had no idea that she would soon be […]

The Mt. Washington house that Mrs. Cubbison built could become a historic landmark

The Mt. Washington house that Mrs. Cubbison built could become a historic landmark

Casa de Mi Sueño | Charles J. Fisher MOUNT WASHINGTON — Yes, there really was a Mrs. Cubbison who helped create Mrs. Cubbison’s stuffing mix. But the popular dressing stuffed into countless Thanksgiving Day turkeys is not Sophie Cubbison’s only accomplishment. Cubbison is credited with designing an adobe-style home that she and her husband, Harry, […]

Students stage protest at Occidental College

Students stage protest at Occidental College

EAGLE ROCK — Throngs of Occidental College students have flooded into the main administration building today during a demonstration over allegations of racism and inequality on campus. College spokesman James Tranquada said the student demonstrators are on at least two of the three floors of the Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center in the middle of the […]

Students stage protest at Occidental College

Students stage protest at Occidental College

EAGLE ROCK — Throngs of Occidental College students have flooded into the main administration building today during a demonstration over allegations of racism and inequality on campus. College spokesman James Tranquada said the student demonstrators are on at least two of the three floors of the Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center in the middle of the […]

Eastside Review: Where to park in Echo Park; homes for the homeless; fatal Highland Park bus stabbing

Eastside Review: Where to park in Echo Park; homes for the homeless; fatal Highland Park bus stabbing

A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. [View the story “Eastside Review: Where to park in Echo Park; homes for the homeless; fatal Highland Park bus stabbing” on Storify] Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Lost in Highland Park: Two friendly pugs

Lost in Highland Park:  Two friendly pugs

We lost our two fawn pugs from the area around Ave 54 and Marmion way in Highland Park this afternoon (Nov 14). They must have gotten out of the gate and were not wearing collars. They are extremely friendly. We miss them terribly. If someone is holding on to them, thank you for keeping them […]

Eastside Weekend: Cash-and-carry art show; East L.A. book reading; good neighbor talk in Highland Park

Eastside Weekend: Cash-and-carry art show; East L.A. book reading; good neighbor talk in Highland Park

This weekend’s offerings include a “cash-and-carry” exhibition featuring the work of 60 artists, a “Tell Your True Tale” book presentation in East L.A. and a discussion on how to be a good neighbor in Highland Park. Submit An Event Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

For Sale: Elegant Modern Design with Killer Views in Glassell Park

For Sale: Elegant Modern Design with Killer Views in Glassell Park

Sponsored Post 4421 Scandia Way | $1.295 million | Property Website If simple yet elegant modern design, highest-quality finishes and killer views excite you, then prepare to fall in love with this newly constructed home in Glassell Park. It is elegantly designed and superbly executed. This home features 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,411 square-feet, views from […]

Fatal Highland Park bus stabbing suspect identified; water main breaks in Silver Lake

Fatal Highland Park bus stabbing suspect identified; water main breaks in Silver Lake

The individual detained in Monday’s fatal stabbing on board a Metro bus in Highland Park has been identified as 43-year-old Allen Jay Milton. He was later arrested, booked on a murder charge and is being held on $1 million bail. LASD Water mains were busting all over the place this morning. In Silver Lake, LADWP […]