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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lights out in Elysian Heights*

Many Elysian Heights residents living northeast of Echo Park Avenue and Baxter Streets were without power tonight.  Residents reported losing electrical service at about 7:45 p.m.  Streets lights were out along sections of Cerro Gordo Street, Park Drive, Princeton and Valentine Streets near Elysian Heights Elementary ... Read More »

Apparently people do judge a book by its cover

Former Echo Park resident Brando Skyhorse made his national literary debut last year with the publication of his first novel, “The Madonnas of Echo Park.”  The book, which features Mexican-American and immigrant residents of Echo Park, picked up some favorable reviews and was selected by Oprah’s ... Read More »

A new era begins for Highland Park mural

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer By Nicole Possert The 33-year-old “History of Highland Park” mural is all about the layers. Layers of graffiti above layers of original paint, layers of history, layers of architecture, art and culture.  Today, a project began to remove the layers ... Read More »

Where is Verdugo Village? Just look for the new signs

New street signs were scheduled to be dedicated today at Verdugo Road and York Boulevard to raise awareness of Verdugo Village, a section  of Glassell Park located between the 2 Freeway and the City of Glendale. The heart of Verdugo Village is a strip of one ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Sunday Open House Guide

So many Sunday open houses, so little time. Real estate agent Matt Morgus offers up a trio of must-see properties that will be open this Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Happy house hunting. Eagle Rock Modern: This is by far one of the coolest ... Read More »