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Did the LADWP call and threaten to cut off power in 45 minutes? Sounds like a scam

Did the LADWP call and threaten to cut off power in 45 minutes? Sounds like a scam
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Photo by Esparta/Flickr The manager of Sunset Beer Co. in Echo Park got a call last week from the L.A. Department of Water and Power to warn him that power would be shut off to the store in 45 minutes if overdue bills were not paid. The manager passed along the caller’s number and extension […]

Eagle Rock gets soaked

Eagle Rock gets soaked

Rain. Lighting. Thunder. Hail. It has rained heavily across the Eastside for most of the afternoon, but it appears that Eagle Rock got hit with more than it’s fair share of wild weather judging by the photos and tweets spreading across social media. Here’s a sample: [View the story “A stormy Saturday ” on Storify] […]

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Coming Soon: Clover | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein In the former home of Skylight Books’ Art Annex (which moved over one storefront),  Clover Cafe plans to sprout up this summer with healthy food options, reports Eater LA. The bustling Vermont Avenue strip in Los Feliz, which is already home to mainstays like Figaro Bistro […]

Former Glassell Park Kmart preparing for its debut as a Goodwill resource and retail center

Former Glassell Park Kmart preparing for its debut as a Goodwill resource and retail center

Former Glassell Park Kmart being remade into a Goodwill Community Enrichment Center | Goodwill Southern California Building pictured in July 2013 The former Kmart store in Glassell Park has seen a lot of change since Goodwill Southern California announced last year that it was going to transform the long-vacant building  into a combination job training, community […]

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake says it’s been a busy morning at her hummingbird feeder. “I’ve had a nonstop stream of hummingbirds at my feeder all morning … seems they know rain is coming!” Hummingbirds seem to do fine in rain, according to a check on some bird websites. But there […]

Echo Park car fires continue with fourth blaze

Echo Park car fires continue with fourth blaze

Burned car parked off Academy Road in Elysian Park | Echo Park resident An arson investigator has been assigned to look into a series of recent car and rubbish fires in Echo Park, with the burned wreckage of a fourth vehicle reported this morning. Police were seen  inspecting what appeared to be a Toyota Tercel […]

Storefront Report: 199-seat restaurant seeks to satisfy Eagle Rock’s chicken wing cravings

Storefront Report: 199-seat restaurant seeks to satisfy Eagle Rock’s chicken wing cravings

By Brenda Rees A presentation on several new Eagle Rock restaurants included news on what may end up being one of Eagle Rock’s largest eateries, a 199-seat restaurant called Rockin’ Wings.  At the recent meeting of the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council Land Use Committee,  Rockin’ Wings Owner Jeffery Miller outlined his dream of a family […]

Echo Park gang injunction meets with a sign of resistance

Echo Park gang injunction meets with a sign of resistance

Anti-gang injunction tagging on Scott Avenue. Mark S. An L.A. Superior Court earlier this month dismissed a legal challenge against the Echo Park gang injunction, which went into effect last year. But apparently not everyone is happy about the court order based on the “Fuc The Injunction” tagging that appeared on a retaining wall on […]

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Neighborhood Council Election Call For Candidates!

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Neighborhood Council Election Call For Candidates!

Submitted by Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council The Greater Echo Park Neighborhood Council is having elections SOON. CANDIDATES ARE NEEDED! GEPENC is divided into 5 districts. There are seats for district representatives, and executive officers that are district-wide seats. Sign up at our February 25 Board Meeting OR apply online: http://empowerla.org/gepenc/greater-echo-park-elysian-nc-2014-elections/ Candidate filing deadline […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park And Lincoln Heights

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park And Lincoln Heights

Clouds & Palms, Silver Lake | Andriana Baker/Instagram LAPD goes on tactical alert after undercover officers come under fire in Lincoln Heights. Former Franklin High teacher arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting students 15 years ago. A dozen violent crimes in a week puts Boyle Heights on Crime Alert. $46 Echo Park coffee cup gets […]

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