Posts Tagged ‘Silver Lake’

Billboard company admits it hired workers who cut back Silver Lake trees without permits

January 26, 2016 at 11:20 am

Silver Lake resident Bobby Peppey went for a walk on Sunset Boulevard a few days after New Year’s and quickly realized something was wrong: There wasn’t as much shade. Someone had cut back a handful of trees at Sunset Triangle Plaza, a city-owned patch of green space that borders Sunset and Griffith… Continue reading: L.A. […]

Sunset Junction Polka Dot Dresser

January 24, 2016 at 5:36 pm

  Got a jacket? Need a jacket? Silver Lake Triangle, located at 1523 Griffith Park Blvd, Los Angeles is the place to go.  Set up by Chi Ip of Silver Lake Love, the “community closet” addresses the fear some people have of accepting gifts from strangers.  Read about the new addition to Silver Lake’s care… Continue […]

LADWP oversight official Fred Pickel claims $4 billion in electricity rate hikes is ‘reasonable’

January 18, 2016 at 10:21 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is attempting to raise electricity rates and LADWP oversight official Fred Pickel says the increase is reasonable. The rate hikes would total $4.22 billion by the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Continue reading:

Best cities in the world for shopping? Hey Los Angeles, you’re No. 3

January 17, 2016 at 11:35 am

Attention shoppers! If part of your travel fun involves stylish purchases, here are 25 cities — New York City is tops and Los Angeles takes the No. 3 spot — worthy of pulling out your wallet. That’s the word from Expedia, which Wednesday released a ranking of the best shopping cities in the world. Continue […]

As L.A. reels from Porter Ranch gas leak, San Diego and Las Vegas vow to go carbon-free

December 31, 2015 at 11:21 am

Welcome to the new world of urban climate politics post-Paris 2015.  No sooner was the ink dry on the Paris accord than San Diego’s Republican mayor proudly announced that his city would become the largest city in the country to run entirely on renewable energy by 2035.  Las Vegas had already beat San Diego to […]

CBS NEWS: Calls Growing To Replace LADWP Watchdog Fred Pickel, Former Consultant to Enron

December 20, 2015 at 11:30 am

   Mayor Eric Garcetti is defending DWP’s independent watchdog after allegations that he has failed to properly advocate for the utility’s customers. Representatives of consumer advocacy group Consumer Watchdog sent a letter urging Garcetti and City Attorney Mike Feuer to fire Pickel, saying “his failure to speak out for ratepayers during these last years of […]

Nominate LA’s Neighborhood of the Year For Curbed Cup 2015!

December 3, 2015 at 2:11 pm

  It’s December once again and that means it’s time to choose the Los Angeles Neighborhood of the Year and award that coveted jpeg, the Curbed Cup.  Voting starts later this month, but before it can begin, we need your input on which neighborhoods were the biggest movers and shakers of 2015. Continue reading: Curbed […]

Silver Lakes Association Posts Garage Sale Schedule

December 3, 2015 at 12:40 pm

Weekend sales start tomorrow. Continue reading: Echo Park-Silver Lake Patch

Silver Lake shopping center turned into construction zone

November 15, 2015 at 10:56 am

   It seems there are more construction workers than shoppers these days at the Glendale Boulevard strip mall that was once housed  a Ralphs market.  Much of the center has been torn up as the center gets a major makeover in preparation for the arrival of a Whole Foods’s 365 store, which will replace … Continue reading: […]

Vigil held for Joseph Gatto, murdered father of state assemblyman Mike Gatto

November 14, 2015 at 7:17 pm

A candle light vigil was held in Silver Lake to mark the second anniversary of the murder of 78-year-old Joseph Gatto, the father of state assemblyman Mike Gatto. Continue reading:

Drama Continues Between Parents & Iron-Fisted Silver Lake Preschool Director

November 13, 2015 at 12:25 am

Our favorite iron-fisted preschool director is back. Continue reading: LAist

SF’s Smitten Ice Cream Dives Into Silver Lake With Second Shop Next Year

November 9, 2015 at 1:49 pm

Smitten Ice Cream first made a name for itself in the Bay Area, establishing a string of outlets under the guidance of owner Robyn Sue Fisher. In July it was announced that the team would be expanding southward with a new location at The Point in El Segundo, but now here comes a second one right […]