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Daily Archives: June 2, 2010

The owner of the Lakers-style bungalow prepares for another winning season

Living in a home trimmed in purple and gold does bring with it a bit of fame as well as some additional responsibilities, Echo Park resident Tom Anderson has learned. Ever since Anderson decided to dress up his 1922 hilltop bungalow in the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers, and a story appeared in The Eastsider a year ago, the 52-year-old parks officer has gotten used to the attention. Drivers slow down, honk their horns and and give him the thumbs up. Stories and photos of his tidy home - which was built by his grandfather - have appeared in the LA Times and other websites. He heard one child walking past his house with a pack of school kids say: "I think Kobe lives there!" Read More »