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Eagle Rock refugee group gets boost | Chronicler of L.A.’s dark history dies in Echo Park | Huizar faces harassment allegations

Eagle Rock refugee group gets boost | Chronicler of L.A.’s dark history dies in Echo Park | Huizar faces harassment allegations

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Eastsiders, it’s the last day of summer. While the season has gone, there’s still a lot of news to talk about. So here’s the latest, including another  allegation of sexual harassment against termed-out Eastside councilman Jose Huizar. An Eagle Rock group that helps newly arrived refugees is getting a helping […]

Mexico City exiting Los Feliz | Elysian Valley coffee roaster ready for its debut; Sugarbloom Bakery going retail in Glassell Park

Mexico City exiting Los Feliz | Elysian Valley coffee roaster ready for its debut; Sugarbloom Bakery going retail in Glassell Park

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Mexico City is saying farewell to Los Feliz after a 25-year-run. Meanwhile, a new bakery is in the works for Glassell Park while a new coffee roaster is getting off the ground in Elysian Valley. And what to expect from a restaurant called The Cloudy Garlic? Read on for more Eastside dining […]

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

By LUCY GUANUNA Elysian Valley will be abuzz this weekend with the 11th Frogtown Artwalk as art lovers young and old descend on the L.A. River to see the work of more than 50 artists at pop-up galleries, art installations and artist studios. A block party with musical performances will keep things fun, as will […]

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

By LUCY GUANUNA Elysian Valley will be abuzz this weekend with the 11th Frogtown Artwalk as art lovers young and old descend on the L.A. River to see the work of more than 50 artists at pop-up galleries, art installations and artist studios. A block party with musical performances will keep things fun, as will […]

Frogtown Artwalk: Elysian Valley prepares for arts takeover along the L.A. River

Frogtown Artwalk: Elysian Valley prepares for arts takeover along the L.A. River

The 2018 Frogtown Artwalk will be held on Sept. 22 By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Elysian Valley — The Frogtown Artwalk returns this Saturday, Sept. 22, to this booming neighborhood along the L.A. River. Visitors can explore pop-up galleries, view light and art installations and listen to musical and spoken-word performances and much more. The arrival of a pack of […]

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

The parking lot behind the Edendale Branch Library By DORESA BANNING Echo Park  –The parking lot of the Edendale branch library on Sunset Boulevard is being considered as a place where qualifying homeless people living in a vehicle may park overnight. Were the site deemed viable and approved, it would become the first so-called “safe […]

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

The parking lot behind the Edendale Branch Library By DORESA BANNING Echo Park  –The parking lot of the Edendale branch library on Sunset Boulevard is being considered as a place where qualifying homeless people living in a vehicle may park overnight. Were the site deemed viable and approved, it would become the first so-called “safe […]

Love blooms at Echo Park hospital | East L.A. yoga studio expands | More gentrification tension in Boyle Heights

Love blooms at Echo Park hospital | East L.A. yoga studio expands |  More gentrification tension in Boyle Heights

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Will the pop star Katy Perry versus nun saga finally end? Where’s the new People’s Yoga studio? And what is up with a so-called rent strike in Boyle Heights? Eastsiders, your News & Notes has arrived. Is the bizarre Katy Perry versus the nuns saga finally over? Los […]

Rent control coming to East L.A. | Body shows up in El Sereno backyard | Hit-and-run victim dies

Rent control coming to East L.A. | Body shows up in El Sereno backyard | Hit-and-run victim dies

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Temporary rent control has been approved for unincorporated sections of the entire county, including East L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said the policy is meant to curb private equity firms from gobbling up apartments and jacking […]

Buzzed in East L.A.

Buzzed in East L.A.

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera East Los Angeles —  What bee can resist such a beautiful bloom? Thanks to Aurelio-Jose Barrera for the photo. Find stories by neighborhood What’s going on? Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider […]