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Daily Archives: February 26, 2010

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Rain seems to be threatening several outdoor events Saturday, including a four-mile run in Debs Park and the Echo Park Block party. Still, there are plenty of indoor options, including Saturday night’s performance of the Occidental-Caltech Symphony (shown above in a 2008 the video) at Oxy. ... Read More »

Witness to an Eagle Rock shooting

The current issue of the Eagle Rock High newspaper – Eagle’s Scream – carries the first-person account of a student who was walking a few blocks from campus on the afternoon of February 5 when shots rang out near the auditorium of an elementary school and ... Read More »

Gay married couples learn how not to be counted out by the U.S. Census

This year’s U.S. Census will be the first to count same-sex marriages. In the last nationwide count, if a gay couple indicated that they were married, the Bureau of the Census simply counted them as unmarried partners. That will now change as part of a new ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

Photo from Allston Yacht Club Beer & fries flow at Eagle Rock Brewery opening; A boot camp for Kundalini yoga; avocado fries? Can’t wait for Wednesdays: All menu items are $5 at the Allston Yacht Club. Echo Park Eight beers on tap (and fries, too) at ... Read More »

Elysian Heights school to get a lesson in snow making *

Rain is in the forecast but snow – five tons of it – is expected Saturday (see date change below) in Elysian Heights. Parents and supporters of Elysian Heights Elementary School are holding a Snow Day fundraiser Saturday morning, complete with games, food and sled rides ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East LA, Echo Park & Lincoln Heights

Mothers of prison lifers find solace in a Boyle Heights church. Tidings Former Eagle Rock teacher pleads no contest in 1988 molestation case. EGP News Battle of the Baristas: Fix Coffee of Echo Park and Silver Lake’s Intelligentsia compete in this weekend’s Western Regional Barista WRBC ... Read More »