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Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze
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Firefighter tosses debris outside fire damaged apartment ECHO PARK — At least one apartment was gutted tonight after a fire struck a large apartment complex at 1825 Morton Avenue. Firefighters at the scene said no injuries were reported based on preliminary information. Residents of the Morton Gardens apartment gathered in a nearby parking lot as […]

Lost in Elysian Heights: Orange Tabby kitten

Lost in Elysian Heights: Orange Tabby kitten

Our two month old Orange tabby kitten ran away from our Baxter home Thursday evening around 8pm. She ran up Princeton Ave from Baxter (across from Elysian school). She is very scared and needs to get back home ASAP. Please please let me know if anyone spots or or manages to nab her. Contact: john.grod@gmail.com […]

Lost in El Sereno: Friendly Shitzu Dog

Lost in El Sereno: Friendly Shitzu Dog

I lost my pet dog of 10+ years. He is 14 years old. He has cataracts but he is still pretty agile. Nevertheless, he is a senior dog and has sensitive back and knee issues. He disappeared from a friend’s yard on September 1st, 2015. He might have been snatched from the yard. He was […]

Silver Lake tunnel closure draws opposition; man recovering from Los Feliz police shooting; El Sereno’s Greek restaurant gap

Silver Lake tunnel closure draws opposition; man recovering from Los Feliz police shooting; El Sereno’s Greek restaurant gap

Lincoln Heights | Antonio Varela/Instagram An effort by Councilman Mitch O’Farrell to permanently close a Silver Lake pedestrian tunnel has met with opposition from some residents. L.A. Times The unarmed man who was shot by police in Los Feliz in June is now blind in one eye and suffers from brain swelling. Los Feliz Ledger […]

Man assaults Silver Lake women in one-hour crime spree

Man assaults Silver Lake women in one-hour crime spree

SILVER LAKE — A 30-year-old man has been arrested after he assaulted two women and confronted a third during a nearly one-hour crime spree near the Silver Lake Reservoir last week. The suspect was arraigned on Friday on two counts of assault with the potential to commit rape, said Detective Art Espino with the LAPD […]

Organizers postpone Eagle Rock Music Festival

Organizers postpone Eagle Rock Music Festival

EAGLE ROCK — The Eagle Rock Music Festival, which had grown into Northeast L.A.’s largest music event and street fair, has been postponed until next spring, festival organizers announced today. The Center for the Arts Eagle Rock ,which usually holds the festival in October, said it is working with Councilman José Huizar to re-launch the […]

Elysian Heights Elementary School: Reaching Toward the Future

Elysian Heights Elementary School: Reaching Toward the Future

What’s New At your School This Fall Submitted by Elysian Heights Elementary TK-6 Elysian Heights Elementary School (EHES) is celebrating 100 years of service in the Elysian Heights Valley. As we celebrate the past, we have squarely set our sights on transforming our foundation to ensure we are preparing students to meet the challenges of […]

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Stranded Santa Barbara bus blocks Echo Park Avenue | Meredith Brady ELYSIAN HEIGHTS –– A charter bus out of Santa Barbara became the most recent large vehicle to run into trouble at the intersection of Echo Park Avenue and Cerro Gordo, stranding a group of passengers at the corner late Saturday afternoon. In late June, […]

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Stranded Santa Barbara bus blocks Echo Park Avenue | Meredith Brady ELYSIAN HEIGHTS –– A charter bus out of Santa Barbara became the most recent large vehicle to run into trouble at the intersection of Echo Park Avenue and Cerro Gordo, stranding a group of passengers at the corner late Saturday afternoon. In late June, […]

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

SILVER LAKE — An estimated 1,600 LADWP customers are without power tonight in Silver Lake, and service is not expected to be fully restored until 2 a.m., according to the utility’s outage map. Some Twitter users reported that power went out at about 4:30 p.m. The Eastsider has contacted the agency for more details. Today’s […]