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Echo Park homeless return only hours after encampment clean up

Same spot a few hours later | The Eastsider

ECHO PARK -- The challenge - some would say the futility - of cleaning up the city's homeless camps was on display today in Echo Park. This morning, a crew of workers organized by the city cleaned up and hauled away the belongings of the large encampment that had spilled across the sidewalks along the Alvarado Street as it passes under the 101 Freeway. But only a few hours later, the homeless had returned.

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New apartments proposed near Dodger Stadium


A barren hillside that rises above Stadium Way near Dodger Stadium is the spot where a developer plans to build a six-story apartment building with 158 units, according to the city’s Planning Department. The hillside property at Stadium Way and Chavez Ravine Place sits across the ... Read More »

A new home for Lucha Libre in a Boyle Heights; Silver Lake artist teams up with Forever 21; ruptured Santa Barbara & Atwater oil pipelines share same owner

Echo Park | Katrina Alexy/Instagram

MORNING REPORT: A Boyle Heights warehouse has been converted into an arena and TV set for show featuring Lucha Libre wrestling ... Langley Fox, a Silver Lake illustrator and model, created a limited edition line of clothing for Forever 21 that was inspired by "feathers and a bohemian free spirit" ... The owner of the ruptured Santa Barbara pipeline also owns the pipeline that spilled 10,000 gallons of crude oil in Atwater Village last year

Open This Weekend: A Spacious Modern in Los Feliz, a Restored Spanish Revival in the Franklin Hills and a​ California Bungalow​ in​ Highland Park


A spacious modern in the Franklin Hills. Built in the mid 1960’s and featuring clean lines, open layout, seamless indoor-outdoor flow. Tastefully updated, filled with light, with views of surrounding hillsides and Downtown LA.

The return of the Hermon monument sign; Memorial Day closures

Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein

MORNING REPORT: Hermon residents celebrated the installation of a refurbished community monument sign that was installed on the median strip of Monterey Road ... What’s closed for Memorial Day ... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected]

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