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New green space taking shape in Echo Park

New green space taking shape in Echo Park
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Layout for the Patton Street Park and Garden | TPL ECHO PARK –  After several years of planning and preparation,  work is expected to begin soon on transforming  empty lots next to a city recreation center on Patton Street  into an approximately half-acre park and community garden. A ceremonial ground breaking was held last month […]

New Garfield High auditorium makes its debut

New Garfield High auditorium makes its debut

The new Jaime Escalante Auditorium | Jesse Saucedo Photos by Jesse Saucedo EAST LOS ANGELES — Seven years after Garfield High‘s historic auditorium was destroyed by an arson fire, the school on Saturday held a ribbon-cutting for a new theater  that school officials hope will trigger a revival of arts on the East L.A. campus. […]

Scenes & Sightings: East L.A. in a jam

Scenes & Sightings: East L.A. in a jam

Northbound 710 Freeway jammed north of Cesar Chavez 710 Northbound at Cesar Chavez Echo Park is not the only place stuck in traffic these days. The northbound section of the 710 Long Beach Freeway through East Los Angeles has been clogged for much of the day because of a film shoot, according to Caltrans.  The […]

D-Day: Opening Day arrives at Dodger Stadium*

D-Day: Opening Day arrives at Dodger Stadium*

Today’s season opener at Dodger Stadium did not begin until 1:10 p.m. but fans began arriving hours earlier for pre-game parties and picnics in Elysian Park. While fans will be focused on the Dodger-Giants match up in the ballpark, The Eastsider will be checking in on what’s going outside the stadium as thousands of fans […]

For Rent: Sun-kissed Delightful Spanish Spacious Home w/ Yard & Garage

For Rent: Sun-kissed Delightful Spanish Spacious Home w/ Yard & Garage

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 3447 Ferncroft Rd  |  $3,000/month  |  Property Website As you see, the outside is beautiful and immaculate. The beauty continues inside; the living room stretches right into the dining area, showing off real wood floors – nice! Dual pane windows all around fill the home with natural light, ceiling fans […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Lincoln Heights And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Lincoln Heights And Silver Lake

Lincoln Park Lake & Palms, Lincoln Heights | Steve5150/Instagram Family claims 80-year-old grandmother was  frozen alive after having prematurely been declared dead by Boyle Heights hospital. 22-year-old man dies in a possible gang-related, Lincoln Heights shooting. Adults learn to ride bikes in the parking lot of Eagle Rock Plaza. Echo Park Neighborhood Council candidate forum […]

Party Shuttles? Transponders? Gondolas? Here are some ideas to speed up access to Dodger Stadium

Party Shuttles? Transponders? Gondolas? Here are some ideas to speed up access to Dodger Stadium

Dodger Jam | Ajajadude/Flickr The Dodger’s decision to reopen the Scott Avenue entrance has met with a lot of neighborhood opposition in Echo Park. But the team says it needs to open the gate to improve the flow of traffic into and out of the stadium.  The Dodgers have also implemented other measures – increasing […]

Storefront Report: Trencher seeks to satisfy Echo Park’s sandwich cravings

Storefront Report: Trencher seeks to satisfy Echo Park’s sandwich cravings

Photo courtesy Trencher By Hayley Fox ECHO PARK –  After about a year of work,  Trencher, a sandwich shop on Portia Street near Sunset Boulevard,  is scheduled to make its debut today just in time for Dodger season.  Owners Justin Foster, Hussein Katz and Danny Zackery plan to offer a to-go lunch box fans can […]

Scenes & Sightings: Over-the-top Atwater Village dining nook

Scenes & Sightings: Over-the-top Atwater Village dining nook

ATWATER VILLAGE — The Eastsider stopped by an  Atwater Village open house on Sunday and saw this over-the-top built-in dining nook in the back house on the property. But the best part is the carving at the edge of the table (photo below). Anyone see this before? Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Lost in El Sereno: White poodle near Seldner Ave

Lost in El Sereno: White poodle near Seldner Ave

Lost white Female poodle – Maltipoo breed dog, 4 years old, spayed and very friendly. She has been lost since 2/27/14 family is grieving there missing family member If you have found her or have any info Please call 323 219-7151. Was lost on the 4000 block of Seldner Ave, 90032 zip code Reward Offered. […]