Eagle Rock residents bond at adobo cooking competition

Adobo Fest, a community-led event organized by Eagle Rock residents Mike Juloya and Miry Whitehill in Carmel Levitan and Josh Fisher’s house Nov. 3, gave a competitive twist to cooking adobo, according to Fisher. Adobo is a traditional Filipino dish consisting of…

Eagle Rock residents weigh their options for new rapid transit bus line

Eagle Rock residents may soon find it easier to take a bus to Pasadena, Hollywood and the Burbank airport — or they may get passed by — depending on the route LA Metro decides for a new bus rapid-transit line (BRT) between Pasadena…

Eagle Rock and Highland Park come to life celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Every year at the end of October and beginning of November, while many get dressed up and trick-or-treat, Mexican and Hispanic Catholics spend three days celebrating Día de los Muertos, known in English as Day of the Dead. The holiday is meant to…

Eagle Rock Music Festival puts the “rock” in Eagle Rock with the support of Oxy Arts

The 19th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival transformed Colorado Boulevard into a hub of music, food, local art and vintage clothing Oct. 6. The event was presented by Councilmember Jose Huizar and produced by the Center of the Arts Eagle Rock. According to…

The pet that lasts: Eagle Rock residents find companionship in tortoises

What’s the difference between a tortoise and a turtle? To many, the distinction between these hard-shelled creatures isn’t relevant — their similarities outweigh their differences. But to some residents of Eagle Rock, including Angela Barton and Tammy Sprankle-DiMola, tortoises are meaningful companions…

Spring Fest 2018 leaves students disappointed

On the morning of April 14, Programming Board staff alongside Office of Student Life workers trudged out tents, tables and games to the Academic Quad for Spring Fest 2018. Clear skies promised a successful day but after the April 13 cancellation of…

Eagle Rock dispensary receives temporary recreational license

As of Feb. 2, Cornerstone Research Collective is one of two dispensaries in Eagle Rock that has obtained a temporary city permit to sell recreational marijuana. Ninety-nine Los Angeles businesses have received recreational city permits in accordance with Proposition 64 — the…

Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council fills subdistrict director and treasurer vacancies

The Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council (ERNC) met at Eagle Rock City Hall Nov. 7 to address two board position vacancies: treasurer and subdistrict two director. At the meeting, former Treasurer Miry Whitehill became the new subdistrict 2 director and former…

Students cut off man buns in solidarity with rapidly gentrifying Eagle Rock

All interviews in this article are fictional. Any parallels to any persons living (or dead) are purely coincidental. Not so long ago, many Occidental students sported breezy man buns with pride. But, this fall, there has been a startling drop…

Community of Service: Eagle Rock nonprofits

The last clause of Occidental College’s mission statement is not printed on the back of your ID card, but for the student questioning what exactly this college might have in mind for us post-graduation, it’s worth a read. “The distinctive…

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