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Daily Archives: January 4, 2010

Nobody goes overlooked in Hermon

Hermon, sandwiched between El Sereno and the 110 Freeway, is already one of the safest neighborhoods in Northeast LA. But last month saw the installation of 17 new orange-and-white Neighborhood Watch signs. It’s not clear how effective these signs are scaring off criminals but at least they now know residents are on the look out. Click on the link below ... Read More »

Echo Park out house

What happened here? The renovation of an Echo Park house on Lake Shore Street has left only two walls and a bathroom sink standing. This tactic allows the property owner to avoid meeting new zoning and planning guidelines required of new construction. Though, it looks like very little of the old place will be left. Read More »

City to put the brake on new auto repair shops in Cypress Park & Glassell Park *

Some of the major streets that cut through Cypress Park and Glassell Park are lined with car repair and parts shops, smog test stations, salvage yards and many other “auto-oriented” businesses. City staff counted 20 such businesses along San Fernando Road between the 2 Freeway and Figueroa Street. A mile-long stretch of Figueroa Street had another 16 businesses. Many of ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, East LA, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

The difference between Highland Park & Eagle Rock. NELA List East LA is not east enough: Cities push to extend Eastside Gold Line to El Monte. Whittier Daily News Modern living above Echo Park Lake. LA Times We got a winner: Highland Park store sells $8 million winning lottery ticket KTLA Another failed Silver Lake development. Red Car Property Did ... Read More »