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Songwriting Workshop Will Help Find The Songwriter In You

Songwriting Workshop Will Help Find The Songwriter In You
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Sponsored Post Have you ever wondered if there is a songwriter somewhere inside you? The answer is yes, but you must invite the songs out! Find out how at a Songwriting Workshop on April 8 & 15, only $20; capped at 10 students. This workshop is an invitation to let your inner songwriter out to […]

The life of an Echo Park shoe repairman; distraction burglars at work; early-morning L.A. Marathon street closures

The life of an Echo Park shoe repairman; distraction burglars at work; early-morning L.A. Marathon street closures

Elysian Park | Scott Fajack/Instagram Echo Park shoe repairman Rafael Lopez fixes  boots, pumps and sandals out of one van while living in another.  L.A. Times Police are warning residents about distraction burglars posing as DWP employees in Echo Park, Los Feliz and Hollywood.  LAPD Northeast Division Some streets near Dodger Stadium and on or […]

For Rent: Oh So Charming House w/ Loft & Detached Studio | Yard, Patio & Hot Tub

For Rent: Oh So Charming House w/ Loft & Detached Studio | Yard, Patio & Hot Tub

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings Knob Dr. | $3,200 | Property Website Imagine living in a lovely eco-friendly home with great views in a tranquil area with all the bells and whistles. Keep your life and work separate in your own home for your balanced lifestyle. For work, the amazing detached studio/office with wall to […]

Eagle Rock and Echo Park water customers urged to conserve as reservoirs taken offline

Eagle Rock and Echo Park water customers urged to conserve as reservoirs taken offline

The LADWP today encouraged residents of Eagle Rock and Echo Park  to watch their water use in the coming months as two reservoirs that serve the  communities will be taken offline for construction projects. The agency said that it does not expect the projects at the Eagle Rock and Solano reservoirs to “affect the availability […]

The crazy colors of today’s sunset

The crazy colors of today’s sunset

Sunset view from Montecito Heights | Martha Benedict Today’s sunset painted the sky and clouds in many colors, ranging from lava-like orange to a silvery gray.  Here are some sunset views captured from Echo Park, Montecito Heights and Silver Lake. A molten lava sunset as seen from Echo Park | Connie Kruzan A silver and […]

For Sale: Mt Washington Cottage with Studio

For Sale: Mt Washington Cottage with Studio

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 3027 Future St | $405,000 | Property Website Open Sunday march 15 2-5 Sunset to Fireworks view! Handy to all that is NELA! Privacy! Why rent or go the tiny landless condo route when you can have this hillside oasis on a 5300+ sq ft lot. Slip thru the enticing […]

Montecito Heights burglary suspect caught; L.A. River wildlife trail cameras stolen; L.A. Marathon gets “cooling buses” ready

Montecito Heights burglary suspect caught; L.A. River wildlife trail cameras stolen; L.A. Marathon gets “cooling buses” ready

Solano Canyon | daveedkapoor/Instagram One of two burglary suspects believed to be responsible for a series of Montecito Heights break-ins was apprehended in an RV, where police found recovered jewelry and tools that went missing during the crimes. CBS2 How former County Supervisor Gloria Molina bungled her bid to represent Council District 14. L.A. Times […]

Changes in store(s) for Echo Park Avenue

Changes in store(s) for Echo Park Avenue

Echo Park News Sponsor • Masa of Echo Park ECHO PARK — Echo Park Avenue’s relatively small retail scene is in the midst of change, with the recent closure of a designer shoe shop, the upcoming departure of a pet supply store and a possible replacement for the shuttered Red Hill restaurant. Here’s the run […]

Stepping across Echo Park

Stepping across Echo Park

Laveta Terrace Stairway Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Echo Park News Sponsor • Masa of Echo Park ECHO PARK — A large group of urban hikers spent Saturday exploring 30 public stairways in a zig-zag route that covered 12 miles. The organizer of the trek, Dan Koeppel of Big Parade fame, and others posted photos […]

Billions needed to close close 710 Freeway gap; city simplifies curbside farming

Billions needed to close close 710 Freeway gap; city simplifies curbside farming

Eagle Rock | Red Metal Ticket/Eastsider Flickr Pool Many of the proposals – including a freeway tunnel and dedicated busways-  to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena would cost billions of dollars to complete, according to a newly released study. L.A. Times The L.A. City Council approved a measure allowing the […]