Daily Archives: October 7, 2009

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * Eastside Crime Watch: Boyle Heights continued to suffer from several violent robberies while a Saturday night shooting in Highland Park left six injured. Eastside 911 * Eastside high school API scores improve but still fall short. School Yard Read More »

A Boyle Heights block grows more crowded with vendors and tension

Boyle Heights vendor Martha Nuñez Marin/Photo by Ana Facio Contreras By Ana Facio Contreras * It was after 10 a.m. on a recent Saturday, and street vendor Martha Nuñez Marin wanted to make sure she got a choice spot near the busy intersection of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Soto Street. When she got to the space – a strip ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & Glassell Park

Donations for Philippines flood victims being accepted in Glassell Park. Council District 13 Talk radio hosts take over an Atwater kitchen. AV Newbie Glassell Park conductor seeks support for the Santa Cecilia Orchestra. NELA List Dov Charney and Muppets. Jezebel & PR Newswire Where the water once flowed through Echo Park. LA Creak Freak Will that Echo Park project ever ... Read More »