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Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

Echo Park cleans up

The trash tally for today’s California Coastal Cleanup in Echo Park included “70 bags of  trash  … 5 couches, 2 toilets, 9 mattresses, 3 large screen TVs, several tires and other assorted items,” reports Jose Sigala, President of the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council.  About 70 volunteers gathered at two locations, Vista Hermosa Park and the corner of Sunset ... Read More »

Colored by foreclosure

Dozens of people threatened or concerned about losing their homes through foreclosure  attended today’s Northeast L.A. Home Rescue Fair in Lincoln Heights.   After checking in, homeowners were directed to an auditorium where they waited in chairs that had color-coded signs – representing major lenders – taped on the back. Pink signs were for people with  Bank of America mortgages and ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Charming 1920s Echo Park bungalow open this Sunday

Real estate agent Darren Hubert invites you to  an open house this Sunday from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Built in 1920, 1518 Lake Shore Avenue  is a charming two-bedroom, one-bath, 910-square foot bungalow in Echo Park that is ready for you to move in. An updated kitchen and bathroom, dual-paned windows, hardwood floors and recessed lighting gives this sweet classic ... Read More »

News and Notes from Echo Park, Elysian Valley and Glassell Park

Downtown & Condo Rooftop View, Victor Heights | Photo by Mary-Austin  Klein Hanging red shoe mystery solved. Echo Park Now Ralphs threatens to close stores during supermarket strike.  KPCC Author Sandra Cisneros  will attend grand opening ceremony of new Echo Park school named in her honor. Patch 23 property crimes in a week puts Echo Park on Crime Alert. L.A. ... Read More »