Eagle Rock This Year

What happened in the neighborhood in 2012.

This year Eagle Rock witnessed a historic neighborhood council election, the closing of medical marijuana dispensaries, controversies at Eagle Rock High School, the appearance of the West Nile virus, and an unusually tragic accident off the 134 freeway that still haunts some of those who witnessed it.

Here’s a list of 65 stories, in chronological order, surrounding the action and issues that kept us engaged throughout 2012:

New Year's Eve Blaze Destroys Eagle Rock Churchgoers' Home

Firefighters Quell Blaze in Eagle Rock Home

• Huizar Makes Headway on Medical Marijuana Ban

• California Supreme Court To Review Medical Marijuana Cases

• Man Arrested in Eagle Rock After Freeway Chase and Crash

• Poll: Should the Vehicles of Unlicensed Drivers be Impounded?

• Huizar Presents State of the (Small) Town in (Big) City

• Is Eagle Rock the New Abode for Wild Parrots?

• The Return of Bobby Hise

• Oxy Hosts 26th Science Olympiad

• Research: Daylight Saving Time Prompts ‘Cyberloafing’

• Candidates Strive For Distinction in Four-Way Race for Assembly

• Pot Shop’s Abrupt Closure Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

• Weekly Medical Marijuana Shuttle Takes Off in Eagle Rock

• Why Lowering the Bar for LAUSD Graduates Won’t Affect Eagle Rock High

• The L.A. Riots—20 Years Later

• Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Take Our '420' Poll

LAPD Raids Medical Marijuana Dispensary

• ERHS Coach in Hot Soup for Distributing Inflammatory Letter to Students

Allegations of Sexual Misconduct at ERHS Dominate LAUSD-Moderated Forum (VIDEO)

Students Protest at Eagle Rock High in Support of Fired Coach

• How a Conflict Between a Coach and a PE Teacher Came to Rock Eagle Rock High

• Teacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct Stops Coming to Eagle Rock High

• New Medical Marijuana Facility Opens in Eagle Rock

‘Take Back the Boulevard’ Moves Forward to Improve Colorado

• Should Eagle Rock High Honor Two Valedictorians?

• Northeast LAPD Officer Crashes Patrol Car During Chase

• Five New Marijuana Dispensaries Open in Eagle Rock

Arizona Firestorm: How Politicians and the Media Keep us in the Dark About Immigration

• State Court: It's Illegal to Ban Marijuana Dispensaries

Foreclosed Home in Eagle Rock Severely Vandalized

• Gang Member Suspected of Auto Theft Arrested in Eagle Rock

Auntie Em's on Food Network

• LAPD Provides Details on Alleged Bank Exec Beating

• Glassell Park Rec Center Pool to be Closed

Regulating Pot Shops: Why One Neighborhood Council President Took on the Cause

• What Occidental College Students Think of Eagle Rock

Organic Foods Store Opens in Eagle Rock

• Two West Nile Virus Samples Found in Eagle Rock

Fundraiser Set Up for 5 Children of Man Killed in Freeway Accident

• Hundreds Pay Their Respects to Eagle Rock Resident Killed in Freeway Crash

• What Charter Schools Mean to Three RenArts Parents

• Federal Prosecutors File Asset Forfeiture Lawsuits Against 3 Eagle Rock Pot Shops

• Eagle Rock's Night of Music

• Labor Union Exhorts ‘Factual-Basis’ Stakeholders to Vote in Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council Elections

• The Neighborhood Election Battle Between ‘Starbucks Stakeholders’ and the ‘Sleeping Giant’

• Candidate for Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council Challenges Election Results

DEA Agents Visit Eagle Rock Marijuana Dispensary

• Huizar Calls for Review of ‘Stakeholders’ in Neighborhood Council Elections

Barack Obama—an Oxy Student’s Journey to the White House

• Eagles Trounce Lincoln at Homecoming Game

Art Snyder, Former Councilman, Dead

Harut’s Shoe Repair: Enriching Eagle Rock Since 1980

• Remembering an Eagle Rock Veteran’s 1944 Air Crash in the Neighborhood

• Eagle Rock Woman Dies After Falling from Balcony at UCSB

How an East L.A. Chicana Channeled Her Rage Into Punk Music

Cactus Gallery’s Final Showing Spoiled by Liquor Citation


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