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Small-lot housing project coming to Lincoln Heights

Small-lot housing project coming to Lincoln Heights
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Nine homes are planned for this vacant lot on Griffin Avenue LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  A developer is planning to build nine homes on a vacant Griffin Avenue lot in one of the neighborhood’s first small-lot projects. 4Site Holdings, a Silver Lake developer, is requesting to subdivide the approximately 12,000-square-foot property at 2844 Griffin Avenue to […]

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as a homicide,” he said. Eagle Rock 911 posted photos […]

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as a homicide,” he said. Eagle Rock 911 posted photos […]

Pickup truck smashes into York Boulevard cafe

Pickup truck smashes into York Boulevard cafe

HIGHLAND PARK — A hit-and-run driver smashed into the Highland Cafe early this morning, with passersby watching as the pickup backed out of the damaged cafe and fled down York Boulevard, reports ABC7.  No one was injured, according the cafe’s Instagram account. Last night’s hit-and-run on York comes one week after a 51-year-old woman was […]

Finally some shade at York Park

Finally some shade at York Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  A long-promised canopy has been finally installed at York Park, rising like a giant tent over the central play area.  While the new park at the corner of York Boulevard and Avenue 50 has several trees, they are still too small to provide much shelter from the sun.  Unfortunately,  the York Park […]

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

LOS FELIZ  —  Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s decomposing body this morning inside the backseat of a parked car near the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake. A transient this morning reported seeing a body slumped in the backseat of a vehicle parked in the 3200 block […]

For Sale: Charming 1926 Spanish home in Desirable Tree-Lined NE Pasadena neighborhood

For Sale: Charming 1926 Spanish home in Desirable Tree-Lined NE Pasadena neighborhood

Sponsored Post 1444 Monte Vista St. | $ 649,000 | Property Website Charming 1926 Spanish in desirable NE Pasadena tree lined neighborhood. Many original and added details including coved ceilings, arched doorways, hardwood floors, large Master Bedroom suite at back of house (which can also be used as a family room) with separate entrance, beamed […]

LAPD seeks help on Lincoln Heights murder; East L.A. store manager accused of peeping on customers; Frank Gehry takes on L.A. River critics

LAPD seeks help on Lincoln Heights murder; East L.A. store manager accused of peeping on customers; Frank Gehry takes on L.A. River critics

Echo Park | socalvernacular/Instagram Police are asking the public for any information about the killing of 17-year-old Adrian Shije, who was shot multiple times on Sept. 20 on Barranca Street in Lincoln Heights. LAPD The manager of an East Los Angeles Dollar Tree store was arrested after allegedly hiding a cell phone in the store’s […]

Found in Highland Park: Sweet terrier puppy 4-6 months old

Found in Highland Park: Sweet terrier puppy 4-6 months old

This little love ran up to me on Tuesday the 22nd, and laid on my feet while I was unlocking my car…no chip, no tags :(. She listens well, isn’t housebroken yet, but definitely understands walking on leash. Found at 50 and Granada, she’s waiting for her family to see this post! We think she […]

Major green makeover planned for El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Major green makeover planned for El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Kite flying at Debs Park El SERENO — Spread over more than 90 acres of rolling hills, Ascot Hills Park is one of the largest open, green spaces on the Eastside.  Most of the acres are covered only with grassland, with little in the way of large trees and shrubs. But now the city is […]