Daily Archives: July 10, 2009

Save the Date

Friday, July 10* A nuclear melt down performed as modern dance in Silver Lake.* Lincoln Heights salutes MJ with an outdoor Michael Jackson movie night. Saturday, July 11* The Lotus Festival is not happening this year but the Echo Park Community Festival is.* Learn how to kill (pests) the organic way at Highland Park’s Milagro Allegro community garden (pictured). Sunday, ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: Why a science fair at a Boyle Heights middle school is important to national security. School Yard Photo from StemUp.org Read More »

This will be your last weekend to ride the Echo Park Lake pedal boats

that the boats will return for this weekend in time for the Echo Park Community Festival (The Lotus Festival, which is normally held during the second weekend in July, was canceled by the city earlier this year in a cost-saving move). Residents have boated on Echo Park Lake for more than a century since it was declared a public park ... Read More »

LAPD launches raid against Atwater’s Toonerville gang

The LAPD is scheduled to hold a 6 pm community meeting about the arrest of 20 people as part of an early morning raid against members of the Toonerville gang in north Atwater. “LAPD Officers and Detectives were able to arrest suspected gang members that were recently served with warrants since the Toonerville Gang Injunction was enacted into law in ... Read More »