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Daily Archives: November 3, 2011

Day of the Dead celebrated at East L.A. College

What better place to hold a Día de los Muretos celebration than at a museum named after horror movie star Vincent Price?   Students from a Chicano Studies class presented 13 altars as part of the annual celebration and exhibition at the Vincent Price Museum at East Los Angeles College.   The altars, including one which paid tribute to the museum’s ... Read More »

Eagle Rock parents seek support for expanded school library

Nearly 20 years ago a group of teachers and parents at Eagle Rock Elementary teamed up to build a school library. But that same library is now too cramped to serve a school with approximately 1,000 students.  Books are stacked out of reach of children; a book cart is parked in the middle of  small reading area; and there is ... Read More »

Elysian Park dog walkers better have a leash handy

Several officers were out in Elysian Park this morning issuing tickets to dog owners had violated leash laws. A man named Robert spotted four police officers and park rangers – in and out of uniform – issuing tickets on the trail north of Academy Drive and near the Grace E. Simons parking lot. Many dog owners were ticketed earlier this ... Read More »

What’s new with our sponsors?

Sales & Specials Eileen:  Champagne and cupcakes (pictured) on the patio while you shop this Friday, Nov. 4 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Complimentary earrings with purchase. Feeding Birds Boutique: Come join the Glendale Blvd Clean Up this Saturday, bring a t-shirt and get it printed FREE. Wear your shirt into the store on Sunday and receive 10% off ... Read More »

Condos and pool remain unfilled at Angeleno Heights development

It was a year ago when a sales man at the Brownstone Lofts,  a condo project taking shape inside a former 1920s apartment building, said most of the construction work was scheduled to be completed by the end of the year at the Angeleno Heights project next to the 101 Freeway.  One sales agent said that 14 potential buyers had ... Read More »

News & Notes from Cypress Park, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Elysian Valley

Arroyo Seco River Bike Path | Photo by Phillip Barron/Flickr O’Malley said he hopes to once again own the Dodgers.  L.A. Times McCourt’s plan to sell the Dodgers finds fans celebrating at stadium gates. KPCC Metrolink warns Cypress Park and Elysian Valley residents of a temporary increase in train traffic at maintenance yard. Metrolink Cypress Park crime alert issued after ... Read More »