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Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil
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ATWATER VILLAGE — An early morning pipeline rupture has spilled more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil in an industrial section of north Atwater Village.  L.A. Now reports the oil is about knee-high in some spots near the 5100 block of San Fernando Road near a strip club.  The spill, which began at about 1 […]

The Great Wall of Echo Park to rise next to 2 Freeway

The Great Wall of Echo Park to rise next to 2 Freeway

Rendering of sound wall presented at 2013 community meeting. ECHO PARK — After about two decades in the making, the $12 million project to improve to improve conditions at the southern section of the 2 Freeway will kick into  high gear this winter with the construction about 2,000 feet of sound walls along Allesandro Street […]

Storefront Report: Silver Lake burger stand reborn as pizzeria*

Storefront Report: Silver Lake burger stand reborn as pizzeria*

Photo courtesy Wood Handcrafted Pizza The former Tom’s Burgers. SILVER LAKE — It’s been nearly a year since Tom’s Burgers served up its last charbroiled burger and burrito from the bright green, tiled building it had occupied for nearly 40 years. Now, after a change in tenants and a major makeover, the burger stand has […]

Lost in Echo Park: Friendly grey/black stripe tabby

Lost in Echo Park: Friendly grey/black stripe tabby

last seen may 9th around 11pm. Lilac Terrace (near douglas and sunset on elysian side) was wearing blue collar. should respond to name. thank you Contact: 3106999639 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill out a form with the necessary information and photo. Read the Full Story at […]

In praise of moms, superheroes and an East L.A. security guard named Catalina Rojas

In praise of moms, superheroes and an East L.A. security guard named Catalina Rojas

Our hero, Catalina Rojas | C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado EAST LOS ANGELES — Superman. Thor. Spider-Man. X-Men. It seems that nowadays there is no shortage of superheroes, typically men saving those who can’t help themselves. But we don’t have to look to the skies or go a movie to find a true hero. Often, […]

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

Photo by Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK — We have pictures but not many details about what caused a trio of vehicles to crash early tonight on Sunset Boulevard as Dodger fans were headed to tonight’s game. Jennifer Deines, who snapped post-crash photos, said that it appeared that no one suffered any major injuries; no one […]

For Sale: Modern Lago Vista Townhome

For Sale: Modern Lago Vista Townhome

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1701 Clinton Street | $439,000 | Property Website Open Sat & Sun 5/10-5/11 1-4 pm This is a unique opportunity to own a piece of Los Angeles modern architectural history. Renowned architect Allyn E. Morris left his mark when he designed Lago Vista, curving along a high bluff overlooking Echo […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And El Sereno

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And El Sereno

Manhole Cover at Lakewood & Angus, Silver Lake | daveedkapoor/Instagram Did you feel it? 3.3 quake near Cudahy shakes up Wednesday night. 1960s’ era revolutionaries establish $350,000 student services endowment at Cal State. L.A. In defense of the word “Hipster.” Barefoot board member sworn in to Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council. The Eastsider thanks Susan Borden […]

Neighborhood Renovation: Echo Park shack reborn as a welcoming studio

Neighborhood Renovation: Echo Park shack reborn as a welcoming studio

Before & After: A new glass door and windows make for a more inviting entry. By Marni Epstein ECHO PARK — Yoga and meditation instructor Joslyn Lawrence  of Echo Park was looking to create the perfect space for her clients. A clean, beautiful environment to help facilitate the practice. When she looked out into the lush […]

Home Search: Young family looks for up-and-coming location in El Sereno

Home Search: Young family looks for up-and-coming location in El Sereno

Natalie on the home hunt in El Sereno | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein EL SERENO — On a blistering Sunday in El Sereno, Natalie toured a recently renovated 1939  home on Navarro Street with her son and a friend. The three-bedroom, two-bath house was one of two properties for sale on the block – […]