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Daily Archives: October 4, 2011

Silver Lake school prepares to lose another teacher as enrollment drops

View Larger Map By Becky Koppenhaver Mayberry Elementary School in Silver Lake will say goodbye to another teacher this week  if the school cannot enroll six more students by Wednesday. The much loved, sixth-grade teacher, Art Avina, who has taught at the school for 10 years, will be given the pink slip even though his class is  already in full ... Read More »

What to do with an old Echo Park furniture store?

The recent closing of La Popular, the Echo Park furniture store that  opened during the 1940s as Stone Bros.,  has left behind a big empty space on the south side of Sunset Boulevard near Alvarado Street.  But now the nearly 5,600-square-feet of ground floor space – in addition to a mezzanine – has come up for rent. The listing promotes ... Read More »

Economic troubles might be filling Marshall High classrooms

The opening of a new Glassell Park high school was welcome news at Marshall High, which returned to a traditional school calendar as nearly 2,000 of its students were siphoned off by the new campus.  However, the beginning of the school year finds many classrooms at Marshall – which has served students from Atwater, Silver Lake and Elysian Heights – ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Highland Park

View from Lincoln Heights loft | Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr LAPD would have to reassign 150 officers to oversee parolees if state funding is not provided. Daily News Highland Park woman organizes homeless outreach campaign. Patch Garbage  launches comeback from an Atwater Village basement recording studio. Zoiks Organizers prepare for expanded CicLAvia this weekend. L.A. Now Atwater Village traffic median ... Read More »