Daily Archives: September 2, 2010

Echo Park group honors officer who swept away swap meet vendors

The Echo Park Improvement Assn. tonight awarded Sgt. Joel Miller (left) a certificate of appreciation for his work in shutting down the Sunday swap meet at Echo Park Lake.  City officials had been unable for more than year to shut down the swap meet.  However, Miller and other officers from the Rampart Division were able to use other laws to ... Read More »

Echo Park palm comes down

A one-block stretch of Effie Street near Echo Park Avenue was closed off this morning as a city crew of Street Services workers sawed down a 40-foot high date palm. Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, El Sereno & Silver Lake

Palatero hustles up  Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village.| Photo by Jesse Saucedo 84-year-old El Sereno man found dead in his Collis Street home amid signs of a struggle. ABC7 Sheriff Baca says pot shops & dispensaries have become crime targets. L.A. Times A run down of Echo Park & Edendale library events this month. Echo Park Now New Atwater church ... Read More »