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

Baxter and Alvarado streets at twilight, Elysian Heights | Photo by Tim C. Pappas/Flickr

  • Dodgers settle lawsuit filed by man  injured when drunken fan fell on him from an upper deck. Daily News
  • Dodgers hire L.A. developer to “improve fan experience.”  Dodgers Blog
  • What will happen to Highland Park’s Verdugo Pet Shop? Patch
  • American Apparel CEO Dov Charney of Silver Lake is seeking a $10 million  investment for his ailing company. Money & Co.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art cleans up after taggers. L.A. Times
  • Photographer Gary Leonard of Echo Park celebrates 60th birthday with a  party and photo sale.  Downtown News
  • Do you Zumba? New classes – free with scholarship – starting this week in Echo Park. GEPENC
  • Happening Today: Urban Action Road Tour presentation, Silver Lake; Infant & toddler story time, Echo Park. Save the Date
  • Notes: The first shopper in line at last Saturday’s Record Store Day promotion at Origami Vinyl showed up at 5 a.m – five hours before the Echo Park shop opened. … The Hermon Clean Team reports that Midnight, the group’s canine mascot  that was present at monthly community clean ups, has died.

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