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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * Fire burns a Glassell Park garage. Eastside 911* Got a garden but not a green thumb? Home & History Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * A Silver Lake beekeeper serves up home grown honey in Atwater. Eastsider on the Go* Crime on a cul de sac has a resident worried. Eastside 911* A Chinatown Victorian makes a move (finally) to Highland ... Read More »

Dear Eastsider: Where is that music coming from?

If you ever wondered why the neighborhood is called Echo Park, then you should talk to Martin, who writes in about a dance party heard far and wide this weekend: “Do you know the location of the booming vibrating dance music that has echoed around the ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog: *An Echo Park woman mixes cupcakes and capitalism into a tasty business. Eastsider on the Go*A century-old Highland Park haven for troubled kids says goodbye to the class of 2009. School Yard Read More »

New bike path will lead into Elysian Valley

That ribbon of asphalt that runs along the west bank of the Los Angeles River through Elysian Valley certainly looks like a public bike and walking trail. But, officially, that strip is only an easement and is not owned by the City of Los Angeles. The ... Read More »

Save the Date

Saturday, June 27* Watch it grow: Tree planting in Boyle Heights.* Lincoln Heights celebrates the return of the Lincoln Park carousel with a fireworks show.* Ride with the Eastside Bike Club on its one-year anniversary tour.* Female horn players – The No Boys Aloud Horn Ensemble ... Read More »

Light shed on stealth choppers

It appears that the mysterious stealth helicopters spotted buzzing over Echo Park and downtown at night are part of a joint training exercise between the military and the LAPD. One reader, named Echo Park Gal, spotted this information on the LAPD blog: “From June 15-27, 2009, ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog: * Atwater crime fighters to launch “Community in Action” program. Eastside 911* Is Ed Reyes chasing after the vegan vote? Eastside Citizen Read More »

Stealth choppers don’t take good photos *

The mysterious helicopter that has been flying over and around Echo Park at night without any lights on made another appearance Tuesday evening. Kevin, the Angeleno Heights resident who reported the aircraft to The Eastsider, tried to take a photo of last night’s flyover. As you ... Read More »

Echo Park flippers land in escrow

In early May, house flippers Aubin Crowell and Liza Temple were standing firm on the $789,000 price tag of their Echo Park bungalow despite the lack of a single offer after a few weeks on the market. “We are going to definitely wait a few more ... Read More »

Dear Eastsider: What’s up with the stealth chopper?

Kevin from Angeleno Heights reports seeing a helicopter flying over Echo Park at night without any lights. He spotted and heard it last week and again last night at about 9 pm dashing over Elysian Park. “It had no flashing lights. No spot lights. No nothing. ... Read More »