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Model Grand Opening January 31 at Morton Village in Echo Park

Model Grand Opening January 31 at Morton Village in Echo Park
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Sponsored Post The model grand opening for Morton Village will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31. Excitement surrounds the new community of Morton Village in Echo Park as the highly anticipated Model Grand Opening has been announced for this Saturday, January 31. This unique, gated community of 15 contemporary single family residences with rooftop decks […]

On the Agenda: Boyle Heights Metro projects; Echo Park development update; homeless outreach in Eagle Rock

On the Agenda: Boyle Heights Metro projects; Echo Park development update; homeless outreach in Eagle Rock

This week’s agenda items include a review of  Metro projects proposed for Boyle Heights, an update on a plans to build 214 residential units on 2.6 acres of land in Echo Park and a homeless outreach program in Eagle Rock. It’s a good idea to check with organizations to find out if meeting items and […]

East L.A. food cycle

East L.A. food cycle

Food delivery on Whittier Boulevard | Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera distributes food to the homeless in East Los Angeles once or twice a week. But instead of making his deliveries in a car or van,  Barrera loads the food, which includes oranges, lemons and grapefruit he picks from neighborhood […]

Weekend Bite: Gelato with a buzz

Weekend Bite: Gelato with a buzz

The Pazzogato | Albert Domasin Ayala/Eastsider Photo Pool SILVER LAKE —  The affogato with scoops of vanilla bean and salted caramel gelato over espresso at Pazzo Gelato satisfies your need for coffee and a creamy desert. “They call them Pazzogatos,” said Albert Domasin Ayala, “and they are so worth it.”  Read the Full Story at […]

Teen fatally stabbed with scissors outside East L.A. middle school

Teen fatally stabbed with scissors outside East L.A. middle school

EAST LOS ANGELES – Authorities are looking for the suspect who used a pair of scissors to fatally stab a 15-year-old male outside  David Wark Griffith Junior High School in East Los Angeles this afternoon, reports KTLA The victim, who died after being transported to a hospital following the 3 p.m. stabbing, was a student at […]

SUV rolls over during Sunset Boulevard crash

SUV rolls over during Sunset Boulevard crash

SUV flipped over on its side after crash | Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK — A woman was momentarily trapped in her SUV after the vehicle collided with a compact car and rolled over on Sunset Boulevard near Everett Street during the evening rush hour. Bystanders helped the woman climb out of the black SUV that […]

Eagle Rock High students give campus quad a makeover

Eagle Rock High students give campus quad a makeover

New sod was planted in the formerly barren campus quad | L.A. Unified EAGLE ROCK — The quad at Eagle Rock Junior/Senior High looked like a giant dust bowl, with much of the grass having given way to dirt in the busy gathering space. But the same spot now sports a bright green lawn as […]

Running low on hydrogen? You can now fill ‘er-up at Cal State L.A.

Running low on hydrogen?  You can now fill ‘er-up at Cal State L.A.

Fill’er Up: It takes six minutes to fill a fuel cell vehicle |Cal State L.A. EL SERENO –  An experimental hydrogen station at Cal State L.A. has become the first in the state that can sell hydrogen by the kilogram to the fuel-cell motoring public. But don’t expect a long line of vehicles to start […]

Volunteers celebrate MLK Day with a Roosevelt High clean up

Volunteers celebrate MLK Day with a Roosevelt High clean up

Terisha Gamboa (left) and Susy Luna help cultivate the school’s community garden. | Courtesy AltaMed BOYLE HEIGHTS — More than 120 volunteers celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. today by cleaning up the campus of Roosevelt High School as part of a national day of service in honor of the civil rights leader. […]

On the Agenda: Eagle Rock dead tree count; Silver Lake tire slasher; diagonal parking for Figueroa

On the Agenda: Eagle Rock dead tree count; Silver Lake tire slasher; diagonal parking for Figueroa

On the Agenda this week are a few items regarding a tire slasher in Silver Lake, diagonal parking on Figueroa Street and dead street trees in Eagle Rock. Before You Go: It’s a good idea to check with organizations to find out if meeting items and times have been changed or postponed. Silver Lake The […]