Daily Archives: June 21, 2010

Update on Echo Park shooting

Police are trying to sort out what exactly happened outside  The Echo early this morning, where a shooting in front of the Echo Park nightclub left three people injured.  Witness reports said that a man on a black Harley Davidson fired a semi-automatic gun into the crowd gathered around the Sunset Boulevard club shortly after the 2 AM closing but ... Read More »

Teen to leave Boyle Heights to study among the educational elite

Even among the super achievers graduating Tuesday from the Stern Math & Science School, where 127 out of this year’s 131 seniors are headed to college,  Ofelia Carrillo of Boyle Heights stands out.  Raised primarily by her mother, a Mexican immigrant who sells beauty supplies, Carrillo was accepted to such prestigious colleges as Amherst, Brown, NYU, Smith,  UC Berkeley, UCLA, ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves its mark

The shooting that took place outside The Echo in Echo Park early this morning left bullet holes in the walls and shattered windows near the club in the 1800 block of Sunset Boulevard. One resident living above the vacant storefront (pictured above) said he heard the motorcycle of the suspected shooter roar off as he headed  east on Sunset Boulevard ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Highland Park & Montecito Heights

Lincoln Heights | Photo by Omar Omar/Flickr Three injured in shooting outside Echo Park nightclub. The Eastsider Echo Park residents rebuild broken pottery into sculpture garden.  LA Times Highland Park phone turned into book booth.  90042 Eagle Rock firm has all the poop on diapers. LA at Home Montecito Heights art installation in need of watering. 90042 Name changed proposed ... Read More »

Three injured in shooting outside Echo Park nightclub *

A gunman on a motorcycle shot and injured three men as they left   The Echo nightclub in loud volley of gunfire that was heard across Echo Park early this morning.  Witnesses said the gunman – who wore a black helmet, clothing and boots – was sitting on a black Harley Davidson motorcycle when he started firing a semi-automatic pistol ... Read More »