Daily Archives: June 25, 2011

Police apprehend suspects in Echo Park school burglary*

A group of suspects believed to have burglarized Logan Street Elementary in Echo Park were the subject of a police search tonight, with a resident reporting that police apprehended one person who was hiding in her garden shed. Sgt. Alcira Solis with the Northeast Division said five out of seven burglary suspects were in custody after police units assisted by ... Read More »

El Sereno open space up for grabs

El Sereno residents in recent years have scored some major victories in preserving open space for parkland. In 2009, the city agreed to purchase 15 acres atop Elephant Hill for open space, and El Sereno residents today celebrate the grand opening of Ascot Hills Park, which sprawls over more than 100 acres of grassy slopes and canyons. Now, another large ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Teaching children how to explore and express emotions

Emotes, a series of children’s books  and  comics co-authored by Silver Lake’s licensed psychotherapist, Matt Casper,  are designed to help kids  understand and talk about their emotions and feelings. Each of the twenty-four Emotes characters represents a different emotion, and therefore becomes a mirror of a child’s own emotions.  Characters range from Boom “the angry” and Joi “the excited” to ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, El Sereno & Silver Lake

Arroyo Seco, Cypress Park | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr A 51-year-old  Silver Lake women is one of two  “baby stroller bandits” wanted by police for pickpocketing. L.A. Now El Sereno park added to city’s Summer Night Lights anti-gang program. L.A. Now LAPD Chief said detectives continue to investigate Dodger Stadium beating suspect as district attorney holds off from filing charges. ... Read More »