Daily Archives: May 24, 2011

Lost: A Silver Lake dog named Bernice

Jen Byrne from Silver Lake spent four hours on Monday helping in the search for Bernice. Here are the details from Byrne: Sweet Bernice was just rescued this week from a neglectful situation.  After spending a day at the big Best Friends Adoption Event this weekend, she went into a great foster home with a lovely lady who is considering ... Read More »

Family of beaten Giants fan sues Dodgers

The family of Bryan Stowe, the Giants fan who was left in critical condition after being beaten in the Dodger parking lot following the season opener, today filed suit against the team and owner Frank McCourt. The family blamed insufficient stadium security and antiquated equipment for creating an unsafe environment, according to the L.A. Times.  The conditions at the stadium, ... Read More »

A Silver Lake-style Catholic education

By Becky Koppenhaver When asked to describe St. Teresa of Avila School in Silver Lake, Principal Christina Fernandez-Caso uses many of the descriptive phrases and words that tend to attract progressive parents: education of the whole child, active life-long learners, universally aware citizens, confident communicators, learning respect for themselves, respect for others, and respect for the environment. Fernandez-Caso admits this ... Read More »

City delays draining of Echo Park Lake

Echo Park Lake will be closed this summer for the beginning of a $64 million clean up but a key element of the project – the draining and dredging of the lake – has been postponed until spring 2012.  The draining of the 13-acre lake  followed by the excavation of 50,000 cubic feet of soil from the lake bottom was ... Read More »

Noses needed for Echo Park’s odor patrol

Anyone who has strolled around Echo Park Lake knows their nose comes into contact with all sorts of smells, from whiffs of stagnant water and duck droppings to car exhaust whatever is near the public restrooms. But if you think Echo Park Lake smells now just wait until  the lake is drained next year and tons of dirt and muck ... Read More »

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

Apartment living, Montecito Heights | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr Second night of gunfire in Echo Park. The Eastsider Are your legs strong enough for a Boyle Heights-to-the-beach bike ride? L.A. Eastside The “A” in the Highland Theatre sign stands for “Anton.” Patch Volunteers needed to help Silver Lake school mural. Council District 13 A love, hate relationship with The Eastsider. ... Read More »