Welcome to the Daily Digest, which features the latest content from TheEastsiderLA.com.
We have had a lot of news since our last issue. Read on for details.
JesÃºs Sanchez, editor
â¢ Do you have a story idea or a photo to share? Submit it here
â¢ Support community news: contribute to The Eastsider today
THANK YOU THURSDAY
A big thank you to Mary Allen and Norma R. for their recent contributions. We all appreciate our reader sponsors, but Mary and Norma are getting extra points for choosing to support The Eastside with monthly contributions.
These monthly and one-off contributions go a long way to helping us provide you with news, stories and information about our neighborhoods. Thank you for your generous support!
â¢ Go here to contribute
Fatal accident at Echo Park
One person died after being thrown from a vehicle in a collision early this morning near Edgeware Road and Temple Street, where the victim was reportedly thrown from a vehicle. The Eastside
A pedestrian was killed early this morning after being struck by a large drilling truck on the Highway 5 in Lincoln Heights. The Eastside
The trees are falling
A large tree has fallen over on a parking lot in the Greek theater About 30 parked vehicles landed on Wednesday night and injured a woman, according to the LA Fire Department. The Eastside
A company founded on tortillas and chili relleno burritos
Villa Juan knew nothing about making tortillas. Or burritos. Or run a business. He was a truck driver.
But it didn’t stop Juan and his wife Candy of the purchase La Azteca Tortilleria in Eastern LA over a decade ago.
Juan continued his job as a truck driver for the first five years because they didn’t have a lot of business. What they had was a lot of obstacles including fierce competition and a very outdated restaurant in need of a major renovation.
âFue difÃcil al principio,â Juan said. “It was hard at first.”
But years of hard work have paid off. Loyal customers walk miles for flour tortillas and chili relleno burritos from La Azteca. The couple turned down offers to buy the business because it prospered. And recently, La Azteca was added to the Michelin California Bib Gourmand guide, which features more casual and less expensive restaurants.
Houses with bedroom for holidaymakers
Since the holidays are approaching and family and friends will be spending the night (s), an extra guest bedroom would be nice. But wouldn’t a separate guesthouse or living space with its own kitchen and bathroom be even nicer? We found three properties with guest houses in Boyle Heights, Elysian Valley and Silver Lake that are currently on the market.
Did someone send you our newsletter?
â¢ Click here to sign up for your free Daily Digest subscription
Sponsored by Great Public Schools Now
Relationships Matter Most When It Comes To The Next LAUSD Superintendent
Choosing a new LAUSD Superintendent is no easy task. With applications expected on November 5 and nearly 30,000 parent and community surveys submitted to date, LAUSD’s Board of Directors has a lot to consider.
Future superintendents should be excited to come to LA. This city is not only home to America’s second largest public school district, but also a thriving ecosystem of public, nonprofit, and philanthropic educational institutions. With new rounds of education funding on the horizon, this is a chance to be part of an unprecedented transformational journey.
Curtain up on new shows
The theaters are again live and in person. In East Hollywood, the fountain theater presents the Los Angeles premier of âThe Children,â a Tony-nominated thriller about two retired nuclear engineers and the world we must leave to our children. The show kicked off on Wednesday and is scheduled to run through January 23.
meanwhile at Los Feliz, the Skylight Theater on Vermont Avenue hosts the world premiere of “A Hit Dog Will Holler,” in which a social media influencer and activist help each other survive, “as American racism manifests in physical form,” promotional material says . The performances start on Saturday November 6 and until December 12.
Los Feliz style at Zara
Spotted at Zara in Pasadena: A Los Feliz Boulevard. sweatshirt for $ 25.90. Maybe a Hillhurst Avenue hoodie will hit the shelves soon.
You have art
ArtUnite is an online and in-person art auction that will benefit Central City Action Committee, an Angelino Heights non-profit that works with at-risk youth. The organizers are asking local artists and collectors to submit works for the auction. The deadline is November 12 (The Eastsider is a sponsor of ArtUnite).
Sponsored by LACFEPS
Local public schools provide enriched education for student success
Public schools like Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Ednovate, Green Dot Public Schools-CA, and KIPP SoCal Public Schools quickly learned that, even during a global pandemic, in today’s competitive university environment, schools must provide students and their families with a rewarding public education experience requiring additional resources, services and supports so that they can be successful in college, in their careers and beyond.
The textual ads are broadcast for 3 consecutive days in the Matin and Soir editions of the Daily Digest, with nearly 6,000 subscribers.
â¢ $ 19.99 for up to 25 words or $ 34.99 for up to 50 words
â¢ Go here to submit your ad
November 4: Popular Kids’ Club with Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kurt Braunohler + MORE!
November 4: Peacock: a comic spectacle
November 5: Los Angeles Premiere of “The Children”
November 5: First Friday Campfire
November 6: Echo Park Stairs Walking Tour
â¢ Click here for event details
SUPPORT LOCAL NEWS
The Eastsider offers free access to its latest news and neighborhood features, including extensive COVID-19 coverage, as a community service. To keep our stories accessible to all during these difficult times, we need your support.