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Monthly Archives: September 2010

DWP construction scares away Silver Lake Halloween party

For several Halloweens now, the area northwest of the Silver Lake reservoirs had become a trick-or-treat hot spot, with Armstrong Avenue and other nearby streets closed for an annual Halloween Block Party.  But, next month, Halloween will come and go without the neighborhood celebration. The reason?  ... Read More »

Armed man shot by police in Echo Park was out on parole

The  union representing LAPD officers identified the man shot and killed by officers in Echo Park Tuesday afternoon as 28-year-old Jack Schlesinger, a parolee-at-large.  The Los Angeles Police Protective League in a statement said: “Moments before the deadly encounter, a check of the license plate revealed ... Read More »

Silver Lake webmaster

A neighbor of Silver Lake blogger Diane Edwardson came across the spider pictured above in the pergola above his front gate. Jonathan Vandiveer said the spider has been busy doing what spiders do: “It had been making some extremely big webs lately (I think). Some of ... Read More »