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Daily Archives: June 29, 2009

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 »

Old homies pay tribute to handball, history and a woman named Michi

On Saturday morning, over steaming bowls of menudo served in Styrofoam bowls, the members of the Southern California Old Timers gathered within the brick walls of the Maravilla Handball Court in East Los Angeles. This group of mostly older, former prisoners and veteranos from barrios across ... Read More »

Someone needs to tell Sunset magazine about the Echo Park Lake lotuses

They are dead, having fallen victim to some mysterious ailment, and perhaps some city neglect, after blooming in Echo Park Lake for more than 70 years. But that news apparently never reached the editors of Sunset. In the July issue, the magazine recommends that readers take ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Glassell Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Five children and two adults injured in Lincoln Heights fire. LAFD From Echo Park pig to Los Feliz pork roast. Eating LA Hope is up and crime is down on Drew Street one year after a Glassell Park gang raid. LA Times Don’t expect those pot ... Read More »