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Highland Park is about to get a new, serious cocktail bar, called ETA

ETA, a new cocktail bar on Figueroa Street in Highland Park, is scheduled to open Friday. And its owners, James Bygrave (formerly of Father's Office and Lukshon), Ryan Julio and Matt Glassman, are billing their new project as the "first legitimate cocktail bar" in the area. "We think there are...

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  • How Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran finally made peace with pie

    How Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran finally made peace with pie

    Diep Tran makes many glorious things at Good Girl Dinette, the Highland Park diner she's run since 2009. There's the pho, of course, and the Red Boat bacon and eggs, and the blistered corn, but one of the best things that comes out of Tran's kitchen is her pie, particularly her hand pies. Tran,...

  • Civil Coffee finds a home in Highland Park

    Civil Coffee finds a home in Highland Park

    Brothers Alex and Alan Morales, both of whom worked at Handsome Coffee Roasters when it started, are set to open Civil Coffee this summer in what is getting to be a highly caffeinated neighborhood of Highland Park. The shop is on Figueroa Street near Avenue 56, close to where Verve Coffee Roasters...

  • 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...

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  • Man arrested in connection with deadly Metro bus stabbing in Highland Park

    Man arrested in connection with deadly Metro bus stabbing in Highland Park

    One of three men sought in connection with the stabbing death of a Metro bus passenger has been arrested near the site of the attack, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies had been working on tracking the men’s whereabouts and found Allen Jay Milton, 43, near Avenue 57 and Figueroa Street on Tuesday,...

  • Bus passenger stabbed to death in Highland Park

    Bus passenger stabbed to death in Highland Park

    Authorities are looking for three men who stabbed another man to death  on a bus in Highland Park on Monday night. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide investigators said the three men boarded bus line 81 at Avenue 57 and Figueroa Street at about 10:40 p.m. The men then walked to the...

  • Craftsman homes around Los Angeles for less than $750,000

    Craftsman homes around Los Angeles for less than $750,000

    The Craftsman bungalow, popularized during the Arts and Crafts movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is a prominent fixture in the Southland, with variations found throughout Southern California. In anticipation of the nonprofit preservation group Pasadena Heritage’s upcoming 24th...

  • Civil Coffee is coming to Highland Park, with free coffee on opening day

    Civil Coffee is coming to Highland Park, with free coffee on opening day

    Highland Park very soon will have a new coffee shop: Civil Coffee is set to open on Figueroa Street on Nov. 14. If you swing by on opening day, you can get a free cup of brewed coffee with any beverage order, or earn a free cup of joe for yourself by tagging the coffeehouse on Instagram. Civil...

  • L.A.'s Highland Park a hub of young artists, labels and vinyl stores

    L.A.'s Highland Park a hub of young artists, labels and vinyl stores

    When Alexis Rivera, a music manager who lives and works in the northeast Los Angeles enclave of Highland Park, exits his little storefront office, he has on occasion witnessed a culture collision between a famous comedian and a reclusive hip-hop producer that to him typifies the thriving state...

  • Home of the Day: 1908 Craftsman compound in Highland Park gets a new look

    Home of the Day: 1908 Craftsman compound in Highland Park gets a new look

    Dating to more than a century ago amid the Arts and Crafts movement, this two-house compound on a double lot in Highland Park harks back to an earlier era. On the main house, a side-gabled roofline, wood sash double-hung windows and a broad front porch set off by tapered columns are characteristic...

  • Home of the Day: 1908 Craftsman compound in Highland Park gets a new look
    Home of the Day: 1908 Craftsman compound in Highland Park gets a new look

    Built in 1908, this remagined Craftsman-style compound in Highland Park mixes original details with refreshed interiors.

  • Datebook: The art of a comics legend, avant-garde film and the future of L.A. architecture
    Datebook: The art of a comics legend, avant-garde film and the future of L.A. architecture

    The art of a comic book master. The future of housing in L.A. And films by a long-time avant-garde filmmaker. It may be the end of summer, but there are still artsy happenings going down in L.A. Here are three exhibitions not to miss:

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    Many poorer areas of L.A. get less trash service, analysis shows

    On an overcast May morning, city workers picked up abandoned tires, charred furniture and soiled clothes from an alley in South Los Angeles.

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  • As L.A. moves toward more homeless sweeps, long-term solution elusive
    As L.A. moves toward more homeless sweeps, long-term solution elusive

    The tents and tarpaulins were visible for miles, dotting the scrubby embankments of the Arroyo Seco and prompting complaints to the city from worried neighbors.

    Many feared that the people living in the shaggy, freeway-adjacent tent cities were bringing drugs and petty crime into their northeast...

  • L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet
    L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet

    Although multimillion-dollar mansions and homes built on speculation fuel fantasies and headlines, there are plenty of people in the market for something with a lesser footprint. Here’s a sampling of homes in Los Angeles County built on a smaller scale and priced under $500,000. The two-bedroom...

  • L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet
    L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet

    Although multimillion-dollar mansions and homes built on speculation fuel fantasies and headlines, there are plenty of people in the market for something with a lesser footprint. Here’s a sampling of homes in Los Angeles County built on a smaller scale and priced under $500,000.

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  • What can you buy in the low $600,000s in Southern California?
    What can you buy in the low $600,000s in Southern California?

    How does Los Angeles real estate stack up against the rest of the Southland? Here is a sampling of homes in the low $600,000s in L.A., Ventura, Riverside and San Diego counties.

    HIGHLAND PARK: This English Manor-inspired home on a corner lot has been remodeled with new floors, custom cabinetry...

  • Man arrested after bicyclist is killed in hit-and-run in Highland Park
    Man arrested after bicyclist is killed in hit-and-run in Highland Park

    Los Angeles police arrested the driver who allegedly hit and killed a bicyclist in Highland Park early Friday, authorities said.

    “A citizen came out and identified this individual,” said LAPD Officer Jack Richter.

    The collision occurred about 3 a.m. as the bicyclist crossed in a marked crosswalk...

  • #Obamajam is over as president heads to San Francisco
    #Obamajam is over as president heads to San Francisco

    L.A. drivers can breathe a sigh of relief because Obamajam is over.

    President Obama boarded Air Force One about 12:15 p.m. at Los Angeles International Airport, departing for San Francisco, where he is scheduled to attend fundraisers and speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

    Earlier, Obama went...

  • Mike Kelley Foundation debuts $250,000 grant program for L.A. arts organizations
    Mike Kelley Foundation debuts $250,000 grant program for L.A. arts organizations

    Over the course of his long career, Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley was a dedicated supporter of the city's small arts organizations — regularly making donations to groups such as Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in Hollywood, the literary arts center Beyond Baroque in Venice, and the experimental...

  • The barre class at Pop Physique is a deceptive little workout
    The barre class at Pop Physique is a deceptive little workout

    If you take workout classes, you've surely heard about those using a ballet barre. Having never taken dance of any kind, I was uncertain; surely everyone else would have perfectly turned out, pointed feet and terrific balance? But barre is everywhere, and not everyone is ballet-ready. The class...

  • Two challengers, one incumbent, finish first in L.A. Board of Education races
    Two challengers, one incumbent, finish first in L.A. Board of Education races

    In final, unofficial election returns Tuesday night, two challengers defeated incumbents to win seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education

    In District 5, well-funded challenger Ref Rodriguez bested one-term incumbent Bennett Kayser, winning with nearly 54% of the vote. That area includes neighborhoods...

  • Metro to pay $4.25 million to man struck by Gold Line train
    Metro to pay $4.25 million to man struck by Gold Line train

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose foot was amputated after he was hit by a Gold Line train, officials said Monday. 

    Gilberto Rebollar was hit by a train in 2009 in a pedestrian crosswalk near the...

  • Amgen bike race will close streets Sunday in L.A., Pasadena
    Amgen bike race will close streets Sunday in L.A., Pasadena

    Several area streets will be temporarily closed early Sunday as the largest cycling race in America concludes its final leg, with the course extending from downtown Los Angeles through Highland Park and into Pasadena.

    The 724-mile Amgen Tour of California, which began in Sacramento on May 10, will...

  • Volunteer Highland Park football coach held on suspicion of sex assaults

    A volunteer football coach at Franklin High School in Highland Park was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting current and former students, police said. 

    Jaime Jimenez, 46, was arrested Thursday. Los Angeles police detectives said they believe some of his alleged victims might be adults and...

  • Pedestrian killed by Metro Gold Line train; service disrupted
    Pedestrian killed by Metro Gold Line train; service disrupted

    A pedestrian was killed Monday morning after being struck by a Metro train near Avenue 61 in Highland Park, officials said.

    It was unclear why the pedestrian was struck. But authorities said service on the Metro Gold Line was disrupted and would be delayed as investigators tried to determine what...

  • Opponents scuttle contested Highland Park carwash
    Opponents scuttle contested Highland Park carwash

    In Los Angeles, even small-scale real estate projects can be overwhelmed by the city's complex procedures and bruising politics.

    Benjamin Donel, who decided two years ago to expand his business in Highland Park by building a carwash, learned that lesson firsthand.

    Donel, the owner of a Shell gas...

  • Highland Park Brewery brews Yard Beer from backyard ingredients
    Highland Park Brewery brews Yard Beer from backyard ingredients

    Highland Park Brewery’s founder and brewer, Bob Kunz, has already had a busy morning by the time he opens the metal roll-up doors leading into what was once the VIP backroom of the Hermosillo bar on York Avenue. Now, the space holds the tanks and kettles where the young veteran of the Los Angeles...

  • Highland Park cabin is rebuilt better but not bigger
    Highland Park cabin is rebuilt better but not bigger

    Todd Segal's tiny 1919 Highland Park home — a 624-square-foot cabin that rests on a 7,500-square-foot hillside lot — was inhabited by squatters when he purchased it five years ago.

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  • Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI in deadly Highland Park collision

    A suspected drunk driver was apparently speeding through a residential street in Highland Park when he veered into the opposing lane and collided with another vehicle, killing its driver, police said.  

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  • Franklin, Granada Hills tie for first in academic Super Quiz
    Franklin, Granada Hills tie for first in academic Super Quiz

    Granada Hills Charter High School and Franklin High tied for first place in the Super Quiz portion of the Los Angeles Unified School District's annual Academic Decathlon, officials said Sunday.

    The two teams each earned an unofficial score of 65 points in this year's "battle of the brains" contest...

  • More homeless camps are appearing beyond downtown L.A.'s skid row
    More homeless camps are appearing beyond downtown L.A.'s skid row

    Evicted four months ago from their Highland Park apartment, Louis Morales and his 18-year-old stepson, Arthur Valenzuela, live half-hidden by brush along the nearby Arroyo Seco riverbed.

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  • Woman feared to have been kidnapped in Highland Park found safe
    Woman feared to have been kidnapped in Highland Park found safe

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  • Organizers, workers urge El Super boycott; chain disputes health claims
    Organizers, workers urge El Super boycott; chain disputes health claims

    Community organizers and El Super workers -- already pushing for labor concessions from the Paramount-based grocery store chain -- are calling for a boycott of the company amid allegations of health code violations.

    Dozens of picketers outside the chain’s Highland Park location said El Super refuses...

  • Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran brings us all some figgy pudding
    Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran brings us all some figgy pudding

    It's the season for peppermint-, pumpkin- and gingerbread-centric sweets, but not for Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran, who marches to the beat of a different drummer boy. At her Highland Park restaurant, it's all about figgy pudding, the oft-overlooked and under-appreciated Dickensian delight.

    "People...

  • Highland Park renters feel the squeeze of gentrification
    Highland Park renters feel the squeeze of gentrification

    Vanny Arias isn't sure how much longer she'll be able to stay in the neighborhood where she's lived all her life.

    The last few years, she's watched the changes sweep through Highland Park. "Newcomers" who spend $600,000 on a fully rehabbed Craftsman house. Trendy record stores and vintage boutiques...

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