There It Is, Revitalize It — Visiting Peanut Lake

A few days ago I was wrapping up a semi-regular housesitting gig in El Sereno. Regular readers will know that that particular gig also involves taking care of a dog named Dooley, who during my stays accompanies me on explorations around the Eastside, Northeast Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel Valley. On the last day … Continue reading There It Is, Revitalize It — Visiting Peanut Lake

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Houses of the Hallows — The Self Realization Fellowship Mother Center

Last Monday I visited the Self Realization Fellowship Mother Center (headquarters) with my friends Tammy and Mike. I first explored the center's grounds in 2012, as part of a California Fool’s Gold exploration of the Mount Washington neighborhood of Northeast Los Angeles. The historic building, long home to the Self-Realization Fellowship, was built as a … Continue reading Houses of the Hallows — The Self Realization Fellowship Mother Center

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Mount Washington

This here episode is all about Mount Washington -- a hilly and almost entirely residential neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles. Its neighbors are Highland Park to the east, Cypress Park to the southwest, Glassell Park to the northwest and Eagle Rock to the north. Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of Mount Washington (sold) Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Mount Washington

California Fool’s Gold — A Northeast Los Angeles primer

 ESTAREI PENSANDO NELA -- NORTHEAST LOS ANGELES   Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Northeast Los Angeles*   Northeast Los Angeles is situated on a green, hilly topography bounded by the Los Angeles River, theArroyo Seco and the San Rafael Hills. It's neighbored by The Verdugos region to the north, the San Gabriel Valley to the … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — A Northeast Los Angeles primer