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The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

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Eagle Rock event planner thrives by networking with family-run businesses

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter June 18, 2022

Small businesses in Eagle Rock don’t just make the neighborhood special, but they support each other -- helping them survive threats from chain businesses and economic downturns alike. That’s according...

Verizon Wireless float attendees dance along Santa Monica Boulevard.

Networking with other family-run businesses helps Eagle Rock events planner thrive

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter May 2, 2022

Small businesses in Eagle Rock don’t just make the neighborhood special, but they support each other -- helping them survive threats from chain businesses and economic downturns alike. That’s according...

A snapshot of Destiny Estrada

Unhoused Eagle Rock resident died before he got into his tiny home

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter April 27, 2022

It was just weeks until Gabriel Estrada, 38, planned to get off the streets and into his own tiny home in Eagle Rock. “He was very excited,” said Maria Ramirez, his neighbor in an encampment under...

A family walking their dog through the dog park

Will dog owners be cited as a way to enforce leashes at Eagle Rock parks?

Marcos Franco, Community News Reporter April 5, 2022

Pet owners like Johana Cabrera lead their four-legged friends through the Eagle Rock recreation center more cautiously after recent tensions overuse of leashes throughout the park In June, Cabrera’s...

A navy tent with several people talking under it.

Eagle Rock tiny homes finally open

Marcos Franco, Community News Reporter April 4, 2022

After numerous obstacles and a six-month delay, the Eagle Rock tiny homes village opened its doors on Tuesday making a sizable difference for tenants who can trade their tent in for a bedroom.  An...

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Construction, permit and staffing issues lead to delays for Eagle Rock tiny homes

Marcos Franco, Community News Reporter February 26, 2022

When a project to build 48 “tiny homes” in an Eagle Rock parking lot broke ground in September, mixed emotions flooded the neighborhood from concerned homeowners to excited unhoused community members. Five...

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Administrator to artist: Eagle Rock native immortalizes furry friends with pet art

Stephanie Presz, Community News Reporter October 1, 2021

Tiffany Dnaka, who grew up on the border of Glendale and Eagle Rock, couldn’t imagine that the loss of her dog, Moxey, would change her life as it has and bring her closer to her two biggest joys in...

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Eagle Rock’s Beautiful Boulevard proposal stirs controversy

Stephanie Presz, Community News Reporter March 28, 2021

The Beautiful Boulevard proposal, as lovely as it may sound, is causing a rift among some Eagle Rock residents and business owners. A neighborhood group composed of volunteers from the area created...

A sign reading Eagle Strong. I love ERHS is held up in this screenshot of a video for the Class of 2020 featuring Eagle Rock teachers and staff.

Eagle Rock students draw attention to their community

Marisa Martinez, Community News Digital Editor June 2, 2020

Eagle Rock high school students are starting to have a reputation for getting things done. In recent months, they not only helped secure what is effectively a $150,000 grant for the student body, but...

A map of the reported crimes on Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock Blvd and York Blvd between March 1 and May 1, 2020. Data Collected from CrimeMap.com.

Police foot patrols proposed for Eagle Rock and Highland Park

Marisa Martinez, Community News Digital Editor May 10, 2020

Eagle Rock and Highland Park may soon have more police presence. Earlier this year, Eagle Rock’s neighborhood council discussed a proposal to bring a designated foot patrol to the community. Eagle...

Shower of Hope provides personal hygiene products to accompany the shower. (George Garcia/UT)

How Eagle Rock hopes to tackle homelessness

By George Garcia, Community News Reporter October 30, 2019

The Eagle Rock neighborhood council has made fighting homelessness -- and providing meals, mobile showers and permanent supportive housing -- its top priorities. That’s according to Jane Demian, who...

Comics VS Toys offers a wide range of comics.

Comics VS Toys in Eagle Rock serves an increasingly diverse audience

Christopher Lazaro, Community News Reporter September 7, 2019

Comic book enthusiasts in Eagle Rock say one of the neighborhood’s best-kept secrets is Comic VS Toys. The small shop is just blocks from Eagle Rock city hall. For nearly two decades, the store has...

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