Hello friends of the Micheltorena School & Community Garden:
As many of you know the garden is a proud project of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council founded in the year 2010 with a generous grant from the board. Since that time, board members have dedicated hundreds of hours alongside neighbors, parents, children and teachers, growing the garden into a thriving place and a model for community gardens everywhere.…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on June 14, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Silver Lake's Council 4's biker leader Tom LaBonge is again doing neighborhood rides throughout the summer. The closest one to us is coming up, starting at Griffith Park. See the link for all the…
Added by Betsy Hall on June 11, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments
With parking always being a hot topic in Silver Lake, I thought this press release from Assemblyman Mike Gatto's office might be of interest.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation prohibiting local governments from fleecing motorists who park at broken parking meters moved one step closer to becoming a reality today, after the California State Assembly approved the bill by a vote of 71-0. The bill, AB 61, seeks to stop the trend…
Added by Betsy Hall on June 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Many thanks to Genelle LeVin, President of Silver Lake Improvement Association, for compiling this list of dates.
Added by Betsy Hall on June 10, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments
CORRECTION! The location has changed to the park ACROSS THE STREET from the golf course because the city is doing maintenance on the course this summer. Showings will be next to A Runner's Circle on the lovely grassy area. The Runner's Circle is located at 3216 Los Feliz Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039
There are once again free movie screenings this summer in Atwater Village. All movies start at sundown.Bring your own blanket and meal. The school kids usually…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on June 10, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Make Music L.A. is part of a worldwide summer solstice event. Silver Lake will have a number of venues offering lessons and performances for no cost on June 21.
Added by Betsy Hall on June 1, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Before Eddie North-Hager started SilverLakeStar.com and six other neighborhood websites, the news of L.A. was "electronically" displayed on the corner of 6th and Hills streets in downtown. Click the photo for the story. …Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 29, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
By Carole Nese and Don Snyder
If you are ever in the mood for Broadway music and live entertainment for breakfast, just drop in on The Los Angeles Breakfast Club on Riverside Dr. in Los Feliz every Wednesday morning at 7am. No, you are not dreaming when you are pleasantly greeted by smiling faces of members who welcome newcomers with…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 24, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
On Sunday April 28th, Silver Lake Ultimate won the Championship at the 2013 Spaghetti Western Middle School Ultimate Frisbee® Tournament in Northern California. The players were from Discsports In Southern California's Summer League program with the Silver Lake Recreation Center and…
Added by Cliff Towne on May 24, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
The crime caught on this video (Forward it to 18 seconds to watch him appear.) occurred on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 2 am, in an Atwater Village residents' driveway. This is the first video of the perpetrator caught in the act. According to the…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
LosFelizLedger.com quotes the CD13 runner-up's campaign manager as saying, “An investigation should occur.” For the full story on O'Farrell's and Choi's next steps, click here.
Added by Betsy Hall on May 22, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments
email from Mitch O'Farrell
We made it happen!
Together. You, me, and our neighbors across District 13.
We stood up against special interests and their Super PAC money. We showed that integrity and decency can beat the establishment and their negative campaigning.
I'm so proud to be a resident of District 13 today. You keep hearing in the news how voters in L.A. aren't engaged—how they don't care.
Well, our District…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 22, 2013 at 6:19pm — No Comments
Mitch O’Farrell’s is truly honored to receive the endorsement of Eric Garcetti, L.A. Mayoral candidate and District 13’s current City Councilmember. At the same time, Mitch has endorsed Eric for Mayor.
"Mitch O’Farrell is the best choice to carry on the work I’ve been doing in the 13th District. He deserves your vote,” Eric…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Added by Betsy Hall on May 17, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
If you live in the Los Angeles area, please join 89.3 KPCC on Saturday, May 13 for a panel discussion on what makes a medical condition "invisible": What is unique about the suffering of someone who has R.A. or chronic migraine headaches? What challenges does that person face in communicating her or his condition to a health provider? And is this a matter of public health?
Conditions like cancer, heart disease and AIDS strike fear into the…Continue
Added by Connie K. Ho on May 13, 2013 at 2:01pm — No Comments
This news comes from the O'Farrell campaign. Although we received a commitment of answers to questions from John Choi, the other candidate for City Council District 13, he has not responded to our contact via email and Facebook.
Friday was an inspirational day for the O'Farrell campaign. Community leaders at all…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 13, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments
On Saturday, May 11, 2013** from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM all Neighborhood Fire Stations in the City of Los Angeles will be expecting your visit.
To increase community awareness of Fire Department services, the Los Angeles Fire Department designates the second Saturday of each May as Fire Service Recognition Day. This year, we celebrate:
“Providing Exceptional Customer…Continue
Added by Silver Lake Star on May 12, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments
Our neighboring community of Elysian Valley will be holding a candidate forum for the two CD13 City Council candidates in the runoff - Mitch O'Farrell and John Choi.Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 11, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
On May 7th the Greater Griffith Park Green Committee will present its first in a series of free educational workshops for the community around issues of the environment, energy use, water use, sustainability and more. Please join us!
Spend a Tuesday evening with us and learn about:
*Key home components that waste and improve energy use
*Home improvements that qualify for up to $4,500 in rebates from Energy Upgrade…
Added by Betsy Hall on May 6, 2013 at 10:18am — No Comments