Los Angeles Christmas Tree Recycling Program
The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has CURBSIDE collection for Christmas…
Added by Silver Lake Star on December 31, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Share with us your biggest stories of the year as we look back at our lives in Silver Lake. Please help us compile the list.
Added by Silver Lake Star on December 30, 2012 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Curbed Los Angeles is holding their contest for the Curbed Cup award for Neighborhood of the Year. The final vote is now between Atwater Village and Silver Lake.
SilverLakeStar.com doesn't occupy a brick and mortar, or perhaps (no!)…Continue
What are your 2013 resolutions?
Here are some suggestions for citizens of Silver Lake:
- bloom where you are planted - and start or increase organic gardening
- take a hike - a new one around the lake or up some of our city stairways
- vote early and often - participate in one of the mayoral or city council candidates primary election…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 28, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
LaBonge Encourages Christmas Tree Recycling
Although it isn't meant for artificial greenery or non-biodegradable ornaments, the green bin works great for getting the tree out before it becomes an inferno waiting to happen.
From CD13's weekly email: Councilmember Tom LaBonge stood with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to publicize the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation's curbside Christmas tree recycling…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 27, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Her name badge at The Los Angeles Breakfast Club says MANDY for Mandy in the Morning. Her email moniker relates to being a lady LALO, and we affectionately caller her JEN.
Who is this multi-faceted member of the Silver Lake Art Collective (SLACers)? KCET's Ted Quinn eloquently explains some of Jen's facets in his December 10 article on …Continue
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 20, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
According to LA.Curbed.com, having comparable rents to Silver Lake is one reason Atwater Village is in a runoff with Historic Core for Neighborhood of the Year. Curbed rightly credits Bon Vivant for adding to Glendale…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 20, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments
This December 7th event was held at the Micheltorena Street Elementary School just north of Sunset Boulevard, where teachers, parents and students came together to learn about California's history and its Chicano heritage. This was a project put on by UCLA Chicano Studies Department professor Dr. Octavio Pescador and some of his students from his Paulo Freire Course. Freire was an Argentine educator.
The event began at 9:45 a.m. that day when 5th Grade Teacher Mark. L.…Continue
According to the L.A. Times crime mapping recent six month figures, Silver Lake experience 77 grand theft auto and reported 135 thefts from vehicles.* Be ware and be smart.
HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT CAR BURGLARIES AND THEFTS
1. Never leave valuables in PLAIN VIEW in your car. Thieves know that you hide your property under towels, sweaters and packages. Secure items in your trunk prior to arriving at location. Thieves are watching you.
2. Use some type of…
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 18, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Notice how the sides of the bridge will again look as they once did? The planned renovation will make it safer during earthquakes and provides a center barrier. Here's an article from Tom LaBonge's weekly newsletter.
Glendale-Hyperion Bridge Retrofit Plans Released
Plans for a…
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 14, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Governing Board and Urban Design & Preservation Advisory Committee
December 13th 2012 6:30pm
Citibank Community Room - 2450 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Community and police concerns about…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 13, 2012 at 4:54pm — No Comments
Your hosts, volunteers Julia and Kathleen, along with Andrew Chaves of Theodore Payne, will be:
Added by Silver Lake Star on December 11, 2012 at 12:05am — No Comments
Small, green, newly built, Ivanhoe area properties saw a quick turn around and they quickly sold out.
Featuring open floor plans and patios, the new architecture doesn't please all. Is neighborhood feel traded for other priorities?Continue
Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on December 5, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments
The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council is meeting tonight.
Two agenda items address marijuana dispensing.
Concerns about control at Los Globos may be aired.
CERT Training -- for community members to be ready to aid in time of emergencies and disasters.-- is also on the agend, which can be found on: http://silverlakenc.org/events/
Meeting is scheduled to start at 7:00 this evening and end by 10:00 p.m. Location is…Continue