The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

Louis Easton showing the setup he uses to promote his plants.
PC: Louis Easton

Highland Park business blossoms amid pandemic

Ronald Cruz, Community News Reporter March 11, 2021

Highland Park resident Louis Easton planted the seeds for his future in 2016 when he started Easton Garden Designs. After he lost his job as an instructor during the pandemic, he had more time to tend...

Photo of 5605-5607 N. Figueroa St., where the nomination for the Historic-Cultural Monument for the Centro de Arte Publico is located. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Department of City Planning in a recommendation report for the Cultural Heritage Commission.

The fight to preserve two former Chicano art centers in Highland Park

Zoe Little, Community News Reporter January 6, 2021

Highland Park and Northeast Los Angeles was once a massive hub for Chicano art and activism.  Many of the most influential Chicano artists of the 1970s came together and created the two most influential...

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...

A sign points the way to the Highland Park farmers market.

Highland Park’s farmers market reflects a changing neighborhood

Martha Nerio, Community News Reporter April 24, 2019

Years ago, Highland Park’s farmers market offered multiple taco vendors, a churro stand and other delicious fried treats. Now, it offers produce from eight farmers, a sushi vendor and just one stall...

Four of five single family homes in a new building in Highland Park are for sale. (Martha Nerio/Community News)

High rent in Highland Park drives out longtime residents

Martha Nerio, Community News Reporter February 15, 2019

Elma Ordonez, who has lived in Highland Park for more than 10 years, said she has seen many longtime residents leave the neighborhood as it gentrifies and as rents increase. “My apartment building...

Developers allegedly skirt laws, razing beloved park in Northeast LA

Mia Alva, Editor in Chief August 2, 2022

Unwanted land. A spiritual oasis. A development opportunity. A wildlife corridor known as the Emerald Necklace.  These are the various ways Poppy Peak, a hillside area in the northern park of Highland...

ROCK: Building a solid foundation

Marcos Franco, Community News Reporter July 12, 2022

It started in 1996 to provide community services through the power of the holy spirit. Since then, ROCK, a nonprofit in Eagle Rock, established a community center and a cafe, and now, even a partnership...

night view with city lights and intersection

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 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...

Another closer shot of the tiny houses being close to completion

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...

test

September 30, 2021

Load more stories
Translate »