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Daily Archives: August 6, 2010

Echo Park: Still living the Vida Loca

Police squad cars and a helicopter responded to reports of shots fired in the northern part of Echo Park  and Elysian Heights tonight but found no evidence of a shooting, according to an officer with the Northeast Division. A few Echo Park residents with Twitter accounts ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog. Reports of shots fired in Echo Park-Elysian Heights. Eastside 911 Is a $215,000 one-bedroom affordable hipster housing? Home & History Read More »

You are now in El Sereno – the sign says so

Councilman José Huizar and residents will gather this evening at Huntington Drive and Maycrest Avenue for the dedication of a  a new El Sereno gateway monument sign near the city boundary with Alhambra.  The marker is part of $700,000 worth of civic improvements along Huntington Drive. What ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The Echo Park Film Center Filmmobile will screen Mi Vida Loca, the Allison Anders film about  “girls, gangs … and guns”  in Echo Park tonight (remember those high-rise chola pompadours?). The free screening will take place near Echo Park and Delta avenues, one of the neighborhood ... Read More »

Resident has no appetite for a new Del Taco

Some Echo Park residents were let down earlier this year when the shuttered Pioneer Chicken – the first outlet of a once fast growing  restaurant chain – was transformed into a Little Caesars Pizza. Now,  just beyond the western fringe of  Silver Lake, another former Pioneer ... Read More »

Boyle Heights residents crash rave party

EGP News reports that a small but determined group of Boyle Heights residents have shut down a popular weekly rave party in a  Clarence Street warehouse that flooded the neighborhood with noise and scantily-clad party goers. One woman told EGP: “They don’t dress like this where ... Read More »