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7 injured in Cypress Park crash; fire hits Mt. Washington home; lawsuit filed over Echo Park police shooting

7 injured in Cypress Park crash; fire hits Mt. Washington home;  lawsuit filed over Echo Park police shooting

Crash: Seven people, including two pedestrians, were injured when two cars collided Friday afternoon in the 2900 block of Division Street on the border of Cypress Park and Glassell Park. One of the vehicles struck two pedestrians as a result of the crash. Three persons were described in fair condition and the others in good […]

7 injured in Cypress Park crash; fire hits Mt. Washington home; lawsuit filed over Echo Park police shooting

7 injured in Cypress Park crash; fire hits Mt. Washington home;  lawsuit filed over Echo Park police shooting

Crash: Seven people, including two pedestrians, were injured when two cars collided Friday afternoon in the 2900 block of Division Street on the border of Cypress Park and Glassell Park. One of the vehicles struck two pedestrians as a result of the crash. Three persons were described in fair condition and the others in good […]

Cold, windy and beautiful

Cold, windy and beautiful

Photo by Robin Constable Strong winds proved to be a challenge for the fountains and geese at Echo Park Lake today. But the same brisk weather made for some dramatic views and reflections at the Silver Lake Reservoir on Thursday. Thanks to Robin Constable for sharing the photos. Photo by Robin Constable Find stories by […]

Eastside Weekend: Black Metal yoga; celebrating the work of Black Women; a taste of food truck history

Eastside Weekend: Black Metal yoga; celebrating the work of Black Women; a taste of food truck history

Black Metal Yoga | J. Matt By LUCY GUANUNA From Black History Month celebrations to date-night ideas, this weekend’s top picks are sure to have you covered. Visit Benjamin Franklin Library on Saturday to hear excerpts from books written by Black or Afro-Latino authors or take your SO to sample food that may have been […]

For Lease: 3BR Home Blocks from York in Highland Park!

For Lease: 3BR Home Blocks from York in Highland Park!

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Price cuts on Lincoln Heights studio condo; Boyle Heights 7-unit; Eagle Rock Traditional

Price cuts on Lincoln Heights studio condo; Boyle Heights 7-unit; Eagle Rock Traditional

Prices on two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Lincoln Heights: Price drops more than $25,000 on a studio condo. Amenities include a community room, fitness center and gated parking. $299,900. Boyle Heights: A $48,000 price cut for a […]

You never know what you will find in Echo Park Lake

You never know what you will find in Echo Park Lake

Photo by Dean Decent ECHO PARK — What the heck is that? That’s what Dean Decent was wondering  last week when he spotted this strange looking object being carted away by park workers.  According to workers,  the item, which is composed of numerous tubes sticking out from half of a plastic sphere – was “once […]

Echo Park library hosts a build-your-own kalimba class for teens

Echo Park library hosts a build-your-own kalimba class for teens

Submitted by Echo Park Branch Library Students will put together and tune their kalimbas, then learn some simple songs. Materials limited so registration required. When: Tuesday, February 27, 4:00 PM Where: Echo Park Library, 1410 W. Temple St., LA 90026 How Much: free More Info: Go Here Got a story, tip, question or photo to […]

Man pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering his wife; LAPD may change policy on releasing body cam videos

Man pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering his wife; LAPD may change policy on releasing body cam videos

Murder: A 56-year-oldhomeless man pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed and dismembered his wife in Pasadena and then set her remains on fire in the parking lot of the Cypress Park Home Depot. Valentino Gutierrez, who allegedly transported his wife’s remains from Pasadena to Cypress Park on a Metro Gold Line train, faces […]

Early morning quakes hit Echo Park and Silver Lake

Early morning quakes hit Echo Park and Silver Lake

Approximate epicenter of 2.9 quake | US Geological Survey Two small quakes rattled the Echo Park and Silver Lake area early this morning, according to preliminary information posted by LA Quake Bot. A 2.9 quake hit around 2:20 a.m and a second tremor measuring 1 struck a few minutes later. These were  defined as “micro […]