Daily Archives: September 11, 2009

Police arrest two car burlgary suspects in Silver Lake

The LAPD arrested two car burglars in the northeast section of Silver Lake after a lengthy search last night that involved helicopters in the air and police dogs on the ground. LAPD Northeast Division Watch Commander Sanford Rosenberg said this afternoon that two suspects were arrested after allegedly breaking into two cars in the area of Glendale Boulevard and Fletcher ... Read More »

Save the Date

Mondo Gronk opens Sept. 12 at DRKRM Gallery/ David (No Movie) by Gronk. Friday, Sept 11* Enjoy the music and support the Echo Park Animal Alliance fundraiser a Pehrspace. * Skylight Books in Los Feliz hosts the launch party for the new novel Silver Lake.* Thy Kingdom Come, a play about slavery in Colonial Mexico, opens at Casa101 in Boyle ... Read More »

The overlooked Echo Park Library gets some attention

The Edendale Library branch on Sunset Boulvard has become a magnet for Echo Park residents in love with books, culture and free wireless Internet. So, it’s easy to forget that Echo Park has another library that actually bears the community’s name: the Echo Park Library on Temple Street. On Saturday from 11 am to 5:30 pm, the new Echo Park ... Read More »

The significant impacts of the Barlow Hospital development

The proposal to build a 1.2 million-square-foot development on the grounds of Barlow Hospital next to Elysian Park would most likely have significant impacts on everything from scenic views and air quality to historic structures and traffic congestion. It also might be smelly. Those findings come from an initial study into the potential environmental impacts created by a proposal to ... Read More »

Citrus bug hunt includes Boyle Heights and downtown

Citrus tree owners in Echo Park and Silver Lake won’t be the only ones who maybe visited by state bug hunters in the next few days. A pocket in the southwest section of Boyle Heights and the eastern edge of downtown are also included in treatment areas intended to find and kill the Asian Citrus Psyllid. Starting Friday teams of ... Read More »