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Cedillo emerges as top vote-getter in Council District 1 election

Cedillo emerges as top vote-getter in Council District 1 election
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Cedillo (left) and Gardea Former state lawmaker  Gil Cedillo  defeated  council district Chief of Staff  Jose Gardea   by a wide margin in the race for  Council District 1, according to unofficial results. With nearly 100% of precincts reporting,  Cedillo claimed 52.44%  of votes cast compared to 47.55% for Gardea, according to results posted on the […]

Sponsored Post: The Modern Pool Ranch by bettershelter! Open Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Sponsored Post: The Modern Pool Ranch by bettershelter! Open Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

LISTING PRICE: $799,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 SQ FT.: 1,635 LOT: 23,379 High in the hills of Glassell Park on a private cul-de-sac with a more than half-acre  lot  is 2000 Panamint Drive, a stunning three-bedroom, two-bath open, airy and bright pool home by bettershelter! Showing all this week.  Public open houses will be Thursday, […]

Three men face federal charges in East L.A. bank robbery

Three men face federal charges in East L.A. bank robbery

Scene from September 2012 East L.A. bank robbery/C.J. Salgado Federal charges have been filed against three men involved in last year’s robbery of a Bank of America branch in East Los Angeles during which a bank manager, a girl friend of one of the defendants, was outfitted with a fake explosive device.  Officials said one […]

Winged creatures

Winged creatures

Vista Hermosa Park dragon fly/Martha Benedict Springtime finds Eastside parks buzzing with all sorts of birds and insects. Martha Benedict captured some close up images of  these winged park goers: a dragon fly at Vista Hermosa Park on the southern edge of Echo Park and a hummingbird in action at Debs Park in  Montecito Heights. […]

Soccer and birthday parties take over Silver Lake Meadow

Soccer and birthday parties take over Silver Lake Meadow

Silver Lake Meadow turned soccer field./ Photo by Concerned Meadow-Goer A visitor to the Silver Lake Meadow  today found the grassy field next to the Silver Lake reservoirs feeling a bit cramped  as several families had  claimed a large part of the open space for a combination of birthday parties and soccer matches.  The man, […]

Echo Park dogs will have to wait for their own park

Echo Park dogs will have to wait for their own park

Fake dog park sign Echo Park. Photo by C. Schreiner Many would say all of Echo Park is a dog park. But a large, green-and-white “Coming Soon” banner that appeared this morning  on Echo Park Avenue  heralded the  development of the vacant lot next to the  Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles into the “Echo Park […]

Anyone see a naked man around here?

Anyone see a naked man around here?

That was the question being asked last night by police officers on Laguna Avenue in Echo Park, according to one resident. The details: Got home from work about 8:30. My neighbor said he went outside to his car, and the police asked him is he’s seen a naked man run by. No. Then speeding police […]

Found: Slim Silver Lake kitty needs a home

Found: Slim Silver Lake kitty needs a home

Submitted by Coronado St. Kitten Society This beautiful and affectionate orange kitty boy is currently being fostered by the Coronado St. Kitten Society and he needs a home and good food! He has been cleaned of fleas and wormed and given antibiotics and is doing well. Now he needs a home! please contact us to arrange […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And Mt. Washington

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And Mt. Washington

Pedestrian Bridge, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Ryan Schude/Instagram The bitter battle to become councilman of the 13th District. Eagle Rock developer to discuss Mt. Royal Drive  housing project. What to do about a troublesome Mt. Washington bench. Lost: Albino Maltese in Silver Lake named Falkor. Today’s News & Notes links gathered from L.A. Times, […]

Another Starbucks maybe brewing on York Boulevard

Another Starbucks maybe brewing on York Boulevard

Photo by C.J. Salgado If you can’t go very far without stopping for a Starbucks fix then you will like what a Highland Park property owner has in mind for a York Boulevard burger stand. The owner of the Classic Burger property on the eastern edge of York Boulevard near Figueroa Street is scheduled to […]