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"Silver Lake Chronicles: Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los Angeles" Event at Silver Lake Library December 16th

A ground-breaking work on the history of Silver Lake entitled Silver Lake Chronicles: Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los Angeles, will be introduced at the Silver Lake Library on December 16, 2014.  The book investigates the fascinating lives of “mansion builders and movie stars, bohemians, visionaries and just plain folk” who contributed to Silver Lake’s illustrious past with colorful anecdotes about early movie magnates William Selig and Mack…

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Added by Michael Locke on December 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

MAKE MERRYE WITH SILVER LAKE CHEER

The Silver Lake Time Bank (and you're all invited) will be sharing holiday cheer in abundance on Saturday, December 20, at the Silver Lake Time Bank’s “Wassail Meetup” at the bar at Taix French Restaurant, 1911 W. Sunset Blvd. at Park Ave. , Los Angeles, CA 90026. Cheer begins at 3:00 p.m. …

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Added by Betsy Hall on December 15, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

SONGS, STAIRWAYS AND STRUCTURES - SILVER LAKE STYLE

Tonight, Friday, Dec. 5, the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic a SLTB organizational member will offer their 27th Annual AIDS Posada, beginning at 6:00 p.m. A candlelight procession will launch from the clinic, 3324 W. Sunset Blvd., and will proceed eastward to Echo Park Methodist Church, led by mariachis, community…

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Added by Betsy Hall on December 5, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

CONFLICT - ENOUGH ALREADY!!

The definition of a group, is when individuals start having conflict. Expectations become disappointments, discussions turn into disagreements. I learned this from Clinical Psychologist, Gaithri Fernando, PhD.

SO, WHAT TO DO?!!!

Enter Starhawk, who is offering a COMPLIMENTARY talk about how to get the work done when it takes a village. Considering all the group time we spend in this season, and the best plans for the…

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Added by Betsy Hall on December 2, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

GOOGLE CELEBRATES LOCAL ARTIST

It would have been Sister Corita's 96th birthday today. 

She was a nun with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Their convent is now the American Film Institute at the corner of Los Feliz Blvd. and Western Ave.

According to Wikipedia, such thought leaders as Buckminster Fuller taught her as she taught them.

Many of her original works are…

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Added by Betsy Hall on November 20, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

EIS NEEDED?

The L A River, does it belong to quiet bike paths and migrating birds? Enter a band concert Saturday night. Make way for the "frogs".

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Spirits will be served. Dogs will be welcome. Will an environmental impact report be needed? 

Added by Betsy Hall on November 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

SLNC: Committees, Subscriptions and Action - OH MY!!!

SILVER LAKE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL: SIX MONTH REPORT (MAY – NOV 2014)

http://silverlakenc.org/2014/11/14/slnc-co-chairs-present-the-6-month-report/

Greetings, Silver Lake and…

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Added by Betsy Hall on November 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Restaurateur Rescue

This exciting new TV show, from the producers of such successful series as Bar Rescue and Hungry Investors, sets out to save struggling restaurants and/or re-open restaurants that have already closed due to financial constraints, lack of resources, or other circumstances. They are currently casting restaurant owners and their established locations throughout Southern California. Filming begins in mid-January 2015.  

Candidates chosen for the show…

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Added by Betsy Hall on November 13, 2014 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Welcome Patricia Aleman, State Farm

Welcome to our sponsor, Patricia Aleman. Patricia's Agency is a local member of Silver Lake Chamber and generous sponsor of such events as the Atwater Tree Lighting. 

She was just telling me a story of a man who was hit by a motorcyclist and was underinsured. Law suits will ensue. 

Please take a few minutes now to make sense of your auto and homeowners…

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Added by Betsy Hall on November 12, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS - HSFC

Day of the Dead ( Día de Los Muertos),

SATURDAY, NOV. 1, 4 PM to 8 PM

Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic, 3324 W. Sunset Blvd. 90026

An ancient celebration observed throughout Mexico & around the world in many…
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Added by Betsy Hall on October 30, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

BEST OF SILVER LAKE AWARDS - PHOTOS BY PAUL REDMOND

Business neighbors Kerri and Howie celebrating Best of Silver Lake Awards at Mack Sennett Studios. For more photos and awards list, click here.…

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Added by Betsy Hall on October 22, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

ART - HOLIDAY GIFTS, HOME GIFTS TO YOURSELF

Our own Silver Lake Art Collective is holding the annual art show and sale now through Sunday, October 19. Sculpture, paintings and more, all from local artists, at extremely reasonable prices. You're also welcome to just look and enjoy. Keystone Gallery 2558 San Fernando Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90065. Open 11 AM to 6 PM. Parking on the…

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Added by Betsy Hall on October 17, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

LAUREL AND HARDY, SLRA, SLIA CELEBRATED SAT. 10/18

Each year at this time, Silver Lake hosts local and international guests at our own "moving experience". …

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Added by Betsy Hall on October 17, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Adorn - New Church in Silver Lake





















































Adorn is a new, Christian church in Silver Lake, led by Pastor Stephen McAlpin, a local resident. Adorn strives to be a church of movements for gospel renewal, so that…

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Added by Stephen McAlpin on October 15, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Halloween in the 'Hood

Mark your calendars: 2014 Micheltorena Pumpkin Festival

This year's Micheltorena Pumpkin Festival is Saturday, October 25 from 1-5pm. This is guaranteed to be a super fun event - so be there and bring all of your friends!  Last year was an epic extravaganza featuring an incredible music…

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Added by Betsy Hall on October 10, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Fallen out of love with your website?

It happens. Businesses grow. People change. It’s hard for a static web site to keep up. Come talk about common content problems with wordsmith Robin Rauzi. Wed., Sept. 10, 7 p.m. at the Citibank Community Room, 2450 Glendale 

She'll be joined by Helen Kim of TheThinkFarm.com who does radically awesome design work. 

And yours truly will be filling in some of the mindset, email and social media techniques that work. …

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Added by Betsy Hall on September 5, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Transportation Part One: PARK - WHERE?

Parking is the new hunting. Finding a spot for your vehicle can seem like a cause for a feast and celebration.

What are your issues? How would you resolve them if you worked at City Hall? 

Angelenos who care about cars (and bikes and other modes of transportation) now have our Mayor's ear. And you can have their ear. Check out this…

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Added by Betsy Hall on August 19, 2014 at 9:44pm — No Comments

HSFC ANNIVERSARY EXTRAVAGANZA

SAVE THE DATE FOR Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic's celebration of 46 years of *FREE* health care services.

>>Thursday, October 9 in the PM.

Added by Betsy Hall on August 17, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

FUNSET BLVD.

Join local merchants, foodies, hipsters, java junkies, tourists, Silver Lakers... come one come all and enjoy longer hours and lower prices this Friday, August 15. Between Mich and Descanso is the place to hang…

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Added by Betsy Hall on August 14, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments

Prayer Walkers Come to Silver Lake

Betsy Hall walks and prays for different communities with an organization called BridgesUS.com. This week she walks in Silver Lake. On Friday, August 8, 9 AM, starting at the bench at the intersection of Silver Lake Dr. and Moreno Dr., walkers will listen, sing, and pray for peace and prosperity in Silver Lake and environs as the Spirit moves. Folks of all faiths and no faith are welcome to join…

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Added by Betsy Hall on August 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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