Daily Archives: November 30, 2009

Atwater holiday tree lighting is back on: Last week the organizers of Atwater Village’s annual holiday tree lighting canceled the upcoming ceremony in the face of budget and permit problems. But, this morning, Luis Lopez of the Atwater Chamber of Commerce got a call from a member of Councilman Eric Garcetti’s office with some good news. “The councilman wants the ... Read More »

Will cleaning up Echo Park Lake wipe away its historic landscape?

By Todd Walker The drainage and clean up of Echo Park Lake won’t begin for about a year but some residents have already begun to express concerns that the $84 million project is being planned without sufficient attention to the park’s historic landscape. The image of the park’s lake ringed by palms as well as pine trees has appeared in ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Water main bursts in Highland Park. CBS2 The Echo Park churros truck on video. Good Food New Hampshire man channels his inner mariachi in Boyle Heights. LA Times Fashionably Silver Lake. LA Times Caltrans learns a lesson from 110 Freeway guerilla artist. Franklin Avenue Sleepy Lagoon trial activist Alice McGrath dies. LA Times Living small in Atwater Village. LA Times Read More »