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Water-dropping helicopters stop by Silver Lake for a drink

Water-dropping helicopters stop by  Silver Lake for a drink

Photo by John Balcom SILVER LAKE — Water-dropping helicopters are taking advantage of the recently refilled Silver Lake and Hyperion reservoirs this afternoon, using a large hose to suck water into the aircraft. We’re assuming the firefighting aircraft are being deployed to fight the La Tuna fire in the Verdugo Mountains. “This Erickson Air-Crane helicopter has […]

Atwater recycling fire; Lincoln Heights dad speaks out after ICE detention; actress sells Echo Park house for $950k

Atwater recycling fire; Lincoln Heights dad speaks out after ICE detention; actress sells Echo Park house for $950k

Eastside Scene: Sunset along the L.A. River, Glassell Park | Jesse Carmichael News & Notes From Across The Eastside A fire that broke out Friday night in the outdoor section of an Atwater Village recycling facility was quickly extinguished without any structures being damaged. LAFD KPCC interviewed Romulo Avelica Gonzalez, the Lincoln Heights father who […]

Beat the heat with these cool Eastside eats and drinks

Beat the heat with these cool Eastside eats and drinks

Photo by Kelly Erickson By KELLY ERICKSON Forget cooking at home. With the heat wave bringing temps near triple digits in Los Angeles, there is no chance that our sweltering home kitchen is getting much use. Luckily there are some Eastside area restaurants and bars  that serve up some hot weather dishes and drinks to […]

For Sale: Stunning Highland Park Craftsman

For Sale: Stunning Highland Park Craftsman

Sponsored Post 4851 Lincoln Ave | $959,000 | Property Website This stunning Craftsman style home went through an elegant revival. Located in the most desirable neighborhood in Highland Park the 1,500 sq ft home offers 3 beds/3baths on a 5,200 sq ft lot. Fall in love with the double pane Craftsman windows and the white […]

What are houses selling for in El Sereno?

What are houses selling for in El Sereno?

MARKET WATCH Recent Home Sales & Stats El SERENO — During the last three months, the average sales price of all single-family homes sold in El Sereno, was $520,589, according to Redfin.com. The average home that was sold had 2.6 bedrooms, 1.6 baths and 1,213-square-feet of space. Homes lasted an average of 44.6 days on […]

Huge hole marks the spot of a 200-unit Echo Park apartment building

Huge hole marks the spot of a 200-unit Echo Park apartment building

Future home of Alexan South Echo ECHO PARK ––  One of the neighborhood’s largest residential projects, the 200-unit Alexan South Echo on Temple Street, will rise five stories high.  But before construction crews build up they had to dig down deep to create a block-wide hole in the ground big enough for subterranean parking. City […]

Lost in Echo Park: Lost Female Cat

Lost in Echo Park: Lost Female Cat

3 year old small healthy female black tabby cat. Missing since July 13th. Her sister and I miss her very much. Contact: alisonplesset@yahoo.com Become an Eastside Animals sponsor Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Shootings in Boyle Heights and El Sereno leave two injured

Shootings in Boyle Heights and El Sereno leave two injured

By BARRY LANK Two men were shot in separate incidents overnight in Boyle Heights and El Sereno, with each man being fired upon by someone who got out of a vehicle. LAPD Lt. Marla Ciuffetelli of the Hollenbeck Division said there is no indication that the incidents were connected. The first incident occurred at 10:05 […]

4-car crash on 5 Freeway; USC student dies in Lincoln Heights dorm; glass children on exhibit in Highland Park

4-car crash on 5 Freeway; USC student dies in Lincoln Heights dorm; glass children on exhibit in Highland Park

Eastside Scene: Our Past, Our Present, and Our Future mural, East L.A. | Aurelio Jose Barrera News & Notes From Across The Eastside The decomposing body of 24-year-old USC graduate student Jacob Kelley was found about a week after he died in a dorm room at the school’s health sciences campus in Lincoln Heights Heights. […]

4-car crash on 5 Freeway; USC student dies in Lincoln Heights dorm; glass children on exhibit in Highland Park

4-car crash on 5 Freeway; USC student dies in Lincoln Heights dorm; glass children on exhibit in Highland Park

Eastside Scene: Our Past, Our Present, and Our Future mural, East L.A. | Aurelio Jose Barrera News & Notes From Across The Eastside The decomposing body of 24-year-old USC graduate student Jacob Kelley was found about a week after he died in a dorm room at the school’s health sciences campus in Lincoln Heights Heights. […]