Power out in Echo Park [updated @ 7 pm]

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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ECHO PARK -- About 2,600 L.A. DWP customers in the Echo Park area have lost power this afternoon, according to an agency spokesman. The outage, first reported around 3:30 p.m., has disrupted...

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Boyle Heights Catholic school wins $500,000 grant to introduce “blended learning”

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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BOYLE HEIGHTS - Resurrection Catholic School has won a $500,000 grant to introduce new technology and small-group instruction to the small school as part of a nationwide program to revitalize urban...

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Echo Park Avenue storefront snapped up while neighboring space remains vacant

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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ECHO PARK -- Only a few weeks after going up for rent at more than $2,400 a month, the former Beatrice Valenzuela shop has apparently been leased to a new tenant. But who is it?

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A busy week for Boyle Heights & East L.A. vehicle thieves

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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Looks like Eastside car and truck thieves decided to spend most of their time in Boyle Heights and East L.A. during the last week, when about 30 vehicles were stolen, according to CrimeMapping.com....

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Mad Max Mustang Best of Show at Fabulous Fords Forever

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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By far the best car of the show at Fabulous Fords Forever this past weekend in Buena Park was what I called the Mad Max Mustang.  I adored this car.  Not that it was an excellent restoration, or...

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A trio of townhouse proposed for Echo Park’s Morton Avenue [updated @ 3:44 p.m.]

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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ECHO PARK -- As construction of the 18-home Morton Village project enters the final stage, a new - albeit smaller - residential development is in the works for the same block of Morton Avenue.

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Man arrested in connection with Boyle Heights rape attempt; 100-year-old clothes draw a crowd in Glassell Park; Jacaranda primer

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

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MORNING REPORT: The man suspected of trying to rape a woman at knife-point outside of a Boyle Heights bar was arrested after he went to a hospital to be treated for bite marks the woman made as...

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Derby Dolls put down a new track in El Sereno

Sun, Apr 19, 2015

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El SERENO - After announcing their move to a new home in El Sereno from Echo Park, the L.A. Derby Dolls and friends of the all-female roller derby league faced the daunting task of dismantling,...

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Roommate dispute shuts down Silver Lake [updated @ 9:03 pm]

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

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SILVER LAKE - Police sealed off a section of Silver Lake for about five hours today after what was initially believed to be a barricade situation with an armed man turned out to be a dispute...

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Affectionately Yours, Babes

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

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The default attitude for most adults nowadays is cynicism. So, it is refreshing that a group like Babes can unfurl an earnest pop banner and dance under it for all to see.

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Councilman Huizar campaign contributors face money-laundering fines; attempted rape outside Boyle Heights bar

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

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MORNING REPORT: Police are searching for a man who attempted to rape a woman after she left a Boyle Heights bar ... The owner of a Boyle Heights doughnut shop and a developer could have to pay a...

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Highland Park football coach suspected of sexually assaulting students

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

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HIGHLAND PARK — A volunteer football coach at Franklin High has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting current and former students during his nearly 20 years of working with players....

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NELA Union Modern Homes in Glassell Park is Sold Out

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

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Tracy Do Real Estate is pleased to announce that all residences at NELA Union have been sold. From the day we opened our sales office 11 months ago, this community of beautifully designed, carefully...

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For Sale: Echo Park condo with incredible views

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

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1701 Clinton St #311  | $499,900 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo overlooking Echo Park Lake. Features spectacular views, as well as hard wood floors, central air, dishwasher, washer and dryer, pool...

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Eastside Weekend: Thee Commons in Lincoln Heights; Kite Festival in Ascot Hills; River Clean Up

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

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What will it be this weekend? A concert of psychedelic cumbia punk or an afternoon of kite flying in El Sereno? Review your options at Eastside Weekend.

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Police searching for suspected car thief in Silver Lake area

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

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SILVER LAKE -- Police have sealed off the streets near Virgil and Lexington avenues on the border of Silver Lake and East Hollywood as they search for a stolen vehicle suspect, according to an LAPD...

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Silver Lake whitewash

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

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SILVER LAKE -- The long-vacant Sunset Pacific Motel — aka Bates Motel – went from eyesore to international art project this week after being coated with a whitewash. Not only was the exterior of...

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More time to recreate on the L.A. River this summer; new football coach at Eagle Rock High

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

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The L.A. River Recreation Zone will be open an additional four weeks this year to year to allow more schools time to participate in kayaking and other programs. KCET Andy Moran has taken over as head...

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Get ready for summer! The Rental Girl is giving away 100 Beach Towels!

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

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Head to the beach in fashion this summer with a beach towel from The Rental Girl! To celebrate 10 years of business, we’re giving away 100 gifts every 100 days in 2015. We’re starting our next round...

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Found in Boyle Heights: Adorable Kitty

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

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We are looking for a home for this adorable little rescue cat. We found her outside where I work in Boyle Height and she is staying at our apartment in Mt. Washington now. Her name is Studio, but we...

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For Rent: Beautiful Duplex by SL Reservoir

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

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2277 Baxter St. | $3,095/month | Property Website Dream LA Living! Just a short stroll to the Silver Lake Reservoir! Perfect for staying balanced, enjoying yoga, strolls, running and...

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Music & art space headed to Elysian Valley

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

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ELYSIAN VALLEY — As a teenager, singer and songwriter Mia Todd used to practice at her father’s art studio in Elysian Valley near the L.A. River. Now, Todd is returning to the neighborhood to open...

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Echo Park hit-and-run leaves woman injured

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

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ECHO PARK -- An 18-year-old woman was in stable condition after being hit by a car in the 1400 block of Temple Street on Wednesday night, according to the Daily News.

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Crime increase worries Oxy students; art teacher creates a mosaic “love letter” to Echo Park

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

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MORNING REPORT: An increase in city-wide crime and an assault on campus have some students at Occidental College worried about safety at the Eagle Rock school ... Artist and teacher Katrina Alexy...

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For Sale: Glassell Park Retreat

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

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3897 College Crest Dr | $899,000 | Property Website Ready for some lovely discoveries? For a series of Oh’s! and Ah’s! as you discover the enticing delights behind this discreet facade? The...

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Boyle Heights’ El Tepeyac challenges New York newcomer; Highland Park Craftsman restored to serve families

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

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MORNING REPORT: Fans of El Tepeyac in Boyle Heights say a New York restaurant has improperly copied many of the features – including menu descriptions – of the original Mexican restaurant ... A...

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Don’t miss the discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

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Besides staying on top of neighborhood news, real estate flips and coyote sightings, Eastsider readers can now take advantage of discounts and deals from neighborhood merchants. Readers who show...

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300 bottles of beer and wine ready to pour at new Lincoln Heights deli & bottle shop

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS – Stocked with 300 bottles of craft beer and wine, The Heights Deli & Bottle Shop  held a “soft opening” today. Owner Vanessa Baek, a Lincoln Heights resident...

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