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Eastside Weekend: Echo Park Haunted House; Dance of the Druids in Eagle Rock; Día de los Muertos vigil at Calvary Cemetery

Eastside Weekend: Echo Park Haunted House; Dance of the Druids in Eagle Rock; Día de los Muertos vigil at Calvary Cemetery
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Halloween and Día de los Muertos events overlap this weekend, with a kid-friendly haunted house in Echo Park, a Dance of the Druids Halloween costume party and fundraiser in Eagle Rock and Day of the Dead celebrations and vigils on Figueroa Street and Calvary Cemetery in East L.A. Submit An Event Submit An Event Read […]

Coroner identifies one of the Debs Park victims; homicide investigation continues

Coroner identifies one of the Debs Park victims; homicide investigation continues

EL SERENO — The county coroner this afternoon identified one of the two women found dead in the southern edge of Debs Park as 19-year-old Gabriela Calzada. The cause of death has yet to be determined, and police have continued to restrict the public release of information on the second victim, said R. Hays with the Los […]

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Elysian Heights | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram Police are asking the public to help find William Armando Portales, who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Irma Espinoza-Lugo as she walked across Figueroa Street on Sept. 18. Daily News  Power outages were reported overnight in East Hollywood, where a transformer blew, and in Silver […]

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Elysian Heights | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram Police are asking the public to help find William Armando Portales, who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Irma Espinoza-Lugo as she walked across Figueroa Street on Sept. 18. Daily News  Power outages were reported overnight in East Hollywood, where a transformer blew, and in Silver […]

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Elysian Heights | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram Police are asking the public to help find William Armando Portales, who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Irma Espinoza-Lugo as she walked across Figueroa Street on Sept. 18. Daily News  Power outages were reported overnight in East Hollywood, where a transformer blew, and in Silver […]

Echo Park home prices jump in September; hot pink Silver Lake Spanish sells for $1.9 million

Echo Park home prices jump in September; hot pink Silver Lake Spanish sells for $1.9 million

By JEFFERY MARINO Home prices increased just 3.8% in the city of L.A. this September – the lowest price appreciation  since June 2012, according to a recent report from real estate brokerage, Redfin. But the Eastside was an exception as it contains some of the most competitive markets in all of L.A.  Many Eastside neighborhoods […]

Polish food lovers await the reopening of Glassell Park’s Polka

Polish food lovers await the reopening of Glassell Park’s Polka

Photo by Rebecca Schiffman By REBECCA SCHIFFMAN GLASSELL PARK — The neighborhood fans of pierogies and goulash have had to find alternatives since Polka Polish Restaurant and other adjacent  businesses were forced to close in July following an electrical room fire. The fire also disrupted water and gas service at the small shopping plaza at the at the […]

Assembly Required: New playground takes shape in Lincoln Heights

Assembly Required: New playground takes shape in Lincoln Heights

This part goes where? | Courtesy Let’s Play LINCOLN HEIGHTS — An estimated 200 volunteers built a new playground this weekend at the Boys & Girls Club in Lincoln Heights. Volunteers had to figure out how all the donated pieces fit together but they still got the job done. The equipment was donated under the Let’s […]

Assembly Required: New playground takes shape in Lincoln Heights

Assembly Required: New playground takes shape in Lincoln Heights

This part goes where? | Courtesy Let’s Play LINCOLN HEIGHTS — An estimated 200 volunteers built a new playground this weekend at the Boys & Girls Club in Lincoln Heights. Volunteers had to figure out how all the donated pieces fit together but they still got the job done. The equipment was donated under the Let’s […]

A fireworks finale for the Sixth Street Bridge

A fireworks finale for the Sixth Street Bridge

Saying farewell to the Sixth Street Bridge | Kevin Break Saturday’s farewell festival for the Sixth Street Bridge, which is scheduled to be demolished early next year, ended with a fireworks show captured by photographer Kevin Break. The 3,500-foot-bridge linking Boyle Heights and Downtown was closed to traffic for the day and turned into a […]