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Daily Archives: November 3, 2010

Veterans face battles long after war’s end

Cal State L.A. on Thursday commemorates the upcoming Veterans Day holiday with a forum on the challenges facing soldiers when they return home. The event on the El Sereno campus features a presentation by Noreen Glover-Graf, a professor at the University of Texas-Pan American,  who has ... Read More »

School district puts Wilson High up for grabs

The Los Angeles school district announced a third batch of poorly performing schools it wants others to have a chance to operate, and El Sereno’s Wilson Senior High is on the list. The hilltop campus is one of 26 existing schools that will be made available ... Read More »

Message signs without much to say

The city’s Department of Transportation earlier this year installed a pair of $240,000 “changeable message signs”  on Sunset Boulevard to advise and warn motorists of traffic conditions –  primarily before and after Dodger games – in Echo Park.  But, as many Echo Park residents have noticed, ... Read More »

Día de los Muertos celebrated in East L.A.

While many were focused on election results last night, the East Los Angeles Civic Center was filled with people attending Self Help Graphic's 37th Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. Photographers Martha Benedict and Jesse Saucedo were there to capture images of the altars, faces and spirit of the event. Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Old Cypress Park library | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Echo Park Deep Pool and Silver Lake furniture make list of “fascinating polling places.” Top of the Ticket Echo Park neighborhood planning committee to take up Barlow Hospital development. Echo Park Now Police officers and firefighters out ... Read More »