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Monthly Archives: July 2010

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Highland Park

Echo Park house | Photo by Gelatobaby/Flickr Learning the wonder of weeds with the head of the Eagle Rock School of Self Reliance. L.A. Times Retail and reading in Echo Park. Jacket Copy Gay Atwater man loses his partner and his partner’s Social Security benefits. LAist ... Read More »

How do you find rentals in Eagle Rock?

Kathleen from Providence, RI needs help finding a place in Eagle Rock: Hi, my family and I may be relocating from Providence, RI in the very near future. Based on the commute (to Sylmar) and schools and neighborhood, we’ve decided that we like the Eagle Rock ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond. How do you find rentals in Eagle Rock? Eastsider Forums LAPD targets Echo Park property crime; Dogtown gang members arrested in Highland Park. Eastside 911 Read More »

LAPD targets Echo Park property crime; Dogtown gang members arrested in Highland Park

A cluster of burglaries, car break-ins and other property crime near Sunset and Glendale Boulevard in Echo Park has caught the attention of the LAPD.  Northeast Division Capt. Bill Murphy, in his most recent Northeast Newsletter, said a special team of officers has been deployed across ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Photo by h-bomb/Flickr Got an overactive zucchini or tomato plant  that won’t stop giving? Then it might be worth stopping by the Garden Swap on Saturday at the Milagro Allegro Garden in Highland Park, where the green-thumb set will be able to swap everything from surplus ... Read More »

Artists fill the empty spaces developers leave behind

Many artists resent being priced out of warehouses and industrial buildings to make way for pricey “loft-style” condos and apartments. Well, in Echo Park, artists have taken advantage of a retrenching real estate market that’s undermined demand for pricey loft-style living. LA Fonderie, a fine arts ... Read More »

Highland Park art space in the making

Graphic artist and teacher Lauren Mackler arrived in Los Angeles only in January, taking up residence at the back of an Avenue 50 storefront in Highland Park.  In the front of the brick building, Mackler is opening what she calls Public Fiction – The Avenue 50 ... Read More »

Echo Park library volunteers want to roll away with a blue book cart

Lisa Baca Sigala wants a new set of wheels. But she’s not interested in a big SUV or energy sipping hybrid. Instead,  Baca, an  Echo Park Library volunteer, has her eyes set on a sky-blue, all-steel Buffalo Booktruck. It does not go very fast but it ... Read More »

Work to finally begin on Silver Lake Meadow

Construction of the Silver Lake Meadow -  six acres of parkland on the east side of the Silver Lake reservoirs – was supposed to have been completed two years ago.  The city delayed the project - which  was opposed by many Silver Lake residents who feared ... Read More »

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park, Lincoln Heights & Northeast L.A.

Chicken Walk | El Sereno | Photo by Anika Malone/Flickr Former Lincoln Heights church born again as a city youth center. EGP News Losing sleep over early morning Echo Park trash pick up.  Echo Elysian Forum Echo Park National Night out looking for help. Echo Elysian ... Read More »