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Daily Archives: February 2, 2009

Of monuments and marionettes

What seemed like the imminent closure of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater only a few weeks ago now seems less likely. First, Curbed LA reported last week that the puppet theater, one of the nation’s oldest, just south of Echo Park was no longer for sale ... Read More »

Where did the old Echo Park go?

The blogger known as Chimatli on LA Eastside recalls fond memories of her family’s many decades in Echo Park. But the neighborhood no longer feels like home. The renovated bungalows are now occupied by newcomers and the old stores are now hangouts for the young and ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, City Terrace, Echo Park, El Sereno & Silver Lake

The first new high school in Boyle Heights in 85 years will be called The Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez Learning Center. LAUSD Sticker shock: Councilman Jose Huizar drives around in a car that cost the city $44,225. LA Times LAPD officer shot outside his City Terrace ... Read More »

The real estate market maybe dead but development battles are still alive in Elysian Heights

Tuesday by the City Council’s Planning & Land Use Management Committee. They claim that residents were not made aware of the large amount of grading that would scrape away the natural contours of the hills and destroy the trees, which includes a woodland of native black ... Read More »