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  • More specialty coffee for you: Tierra Mia and Found Coffee open today

    More specialty coffee for you: Tierra Mia and Found Coffee open today

    Happy Monday, especially if you live or work in Northeast Los Angeles and love coffee. Today, two specialty coffee shops — Tierra Mia in Highland Park and Found Coffee in Eagle Rock — are now open and brewing terrific cups of joe. The latest places to get caffeinated: Tierra Mia Tierra Mia has...

  • 4 places in L.A. to find great Mexican hot chocolate

    4 places in L.A. to find great Mexican hot chocolate

    There’s hot chocolate, and then there’s chocolate Mexicano, a whole different beast. Mexican hot chocolate is lower on the sweet scale, less rich than European or American styles, infused with cinnamon and chile, and frothy to the brim.    Chocolate has always mesmerized us — the Oltecs called...

  • Where to get a great chocolate chip cookie in L.A.

    Where to get a great chocolate chip cookie in L.A.

    Sure, it's the holiday season, when we're all supposed to be baking pies or sugar cookies shaped like elves or stars or candy canes. But sometimes you just want a chocolate chip cookie, preferably a very good one — and at this point, preferably baked by somebody else.  Fortunately, there are many...

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  • California and local education officials laud progress on still-lagging test scores

    California and local education officials laud progress on still-lagging test scores

    State and local education officials gathered at Eagle Rock Elementary School on Wednesday to celebrate upward progress in newly released student test scores, even as the overall results showed less than half of students meeting learning goals. The scores were notably lower in Los Angeles Unified — although...

  • A note to our readers: News-Press to serve Eagle Rock

    A note to our readers: News-Press to serve Eagle Rock

    The Glendale News-Press plans to return to Eagle Rock starting with the Aug. 31 edition. The expansion will allow the News-Press to cover news, business, features and entertainment in the community, a section of the city of Los Angeles with a distinct identity that borders Glendale. Key to the...

  • Man is shot by police during traffic stop in Eagle Rock

    Man is shot by police during traffic stop in Eagle Rock

    A man is in stable condition after an officer-involved shooting in Eagle Rock early Tuesday morning.  Officers were conducting a traffic stop near Avenue 55 and Nordyke Street at about 2 a.m., when a man exited the driver’s seat, said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Jane Kim. After he exited,...

  • Baseball: Alvarez twins lead Eagle Rock to City Section Division II title

    Twin brothers Andrew and Jacob Alvarez did everything but carry the water bottles in leading Eagle Rock to its first City Section baseball championship in school history. Andrew struck out nine, threw a complete game and had two hits while Jacob had a single, double and three RBIs in Eagle Rock's...

  • Church may renovate part of Chateau Emanuel

    Church may renovate part of Chateau Emanuel

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has proposed removing several structures and building a two-story retreat for priests if it buys Chateau Emanuel, one of the largest properties in Eagle Rock. The three-acre property at 1554 Hill Drive contains a 6,000-square-foot main home, three guest homes and...

  • Catholic Church interested in purchasing Eagle Rock mansion

    Catholic Church interested in purchasing Eagle Rock mansion

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is exploring the purchase of one of the largest properties in Eagle Rock, the Chateau Emanuel, as a potential retreat and prayer center for priests. The property, which has a 6,000-square-foot main house with four bedrooms and five baths, three guest homes and waterfalls,...

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