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Daily Archives: March 30, 2011

Not happy with your neighborhood school?

By Becky Koppenhaver Many of the Echo Park parents who were disappointed when L.A. Unified selected a charter school to operate a new neighborhood campus now have to decide where to send their kids. Most of those parents have ruled out enrolling their children at the new school that will be run by Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, said Windy O’Malley, ... Read More »

Dancing fountains to take center stage

City officials are scheduled to gather later today at a noisy Cypress Park intersection to dedicate an approximately $800,000 computer-controlled fountain and plaza. The fountain, which The Eastsider reported on last November, at  Figueroa Street and San Fernando Road is part of the the first phase of Confluence Park, a new green space being created near the spot where the ... Read More »

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

Cougar on a  foggy morning, Elysian Heights | Photo by J. Nordberg/Flickr Police apprehend three men in Monday night crime spree that began in Silver Lake and ended in Echo Park. ABC7 Police apprehend Highland Park shooting suspect. The Eastsider & Patch Opening Soon: Silver Lake Meadow. Curbed L.A. L.A. Unified buys adopts new elementary school reading program. Daily News ... Read More »