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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A., Echo Park, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Native Blue Elderberries | Silver Lake | Photo by Diane Edwardson

  • Sixteen suitors seeking to take over new Glassell Park high school. EGP  News
  • Iowans, Norwegians, Alaskans: they all picnicked in Sycamore Grove.  90042
  • DUI checkpoint tonight in Echo Park. LAPD
  • Boyle Heights Farmers’ Market debuts today. The Eastsider
  • Zip Cars pull into Occidental College. ASNC Alert
  • East L.A. seniors throw a party and no one shows up. EGP News
  • Looking for vintage Lotus Festival photos.  Echo Elysian Forum
  • What were 27 cop cars doing across from Elysian Heights Elementary? Echo Elysian Forum
  • Happening Today:  Atwater Movie Night.  Calendar Listings
  • Notes:  Go easy on the Flaming Margaritas. Tonight’s DUI checkpoint in Echo Park will set up near  El Compadre restaurant and the Short Stop bar.

One comment

  1. Nice! Eagle Rock is much closer to Echo Park than the next closest ZipCar location at USC.

    Why is ZipCar only marketing to college students in LA, rather then the general population? They should be in every walkable community, Echo Park included, where a portion of residents live car free. Back East, I’d use ZipCar at least 2-3 times a week. Here its so inconvienent, I use it maybe twice a year to pick up my parents at LAX. Its almost like ZipCar doesn’t *want* my money.

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