Daily Archives: February 14, 2011

Echo Park school teaches students through dance

Gabriella Charter School in Echo Park touts itself as a “dance-themed” school.  But how is dance used as a teaching tool?   Becky Kopenhaver went to Gabriella to find out. By Becky Koppenhaver A recent visit to Gabriella Charter School last week gave me a chance to see students in action. The second graders in teacher Chippy Zuniga’s choreography class ... Read More »

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

5 Freeway over Hollenbeck Lake, Boyle Heights | Photo by schlymay/flickr Echo Park elementary school locked down Monday morning. KNX Daily News endorses Stephen Box in 4th Council District election. Daily News Silver Lake artist examines historic sculptures and race. L.A. Times Weekend fires strike in Boyle Heights and Highland Park. LAFD Happening Today: U.N. lecture at Occidental College. Save ... Read More »

Echo Park school locked down*

Betty Plasencia Elementary in the southern edge of Echo Park has been locked down following reports of a person with a gun in the area, reports KNX News. *Update: The lock down is over. Police have a male suspect in custody but were searching for a weapon said Sgt. Michael Mabie with the Rampart Division.  No shooting had been reported. ... Read More »