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Monthly Archives: December 2011

The scenes, sightings and stories of 2011

JANUARY What does your old van say about your? | Photo by Orrin Anderson City to silence “bird repeller” after Echo Park neighbors start squawking Are Silver Lake burglars watching their weight? How much would you pay Silver Lake’s Five Dollar Guy to go away? Echo ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Highland Park & Montecito Heights

Palm Shadow, Glassell Park | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Garvanza Park gets finishing touches. Patch Free lending library popping up at Echo Park restaurants. Los Feliz Ledger Three violent crimes in a week puts Montecito Heights on crime alert list. L.A. Now Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Motorcycle viewpoint of Alvarado & Glendale, Echo Park | Photo by Greg Keating/Flickr Homeless man found stabbed to death in Highland Park. Patch Eagle Rock Plaza offers a taste of home for Filipinos. KCET What happens when upwardly mobile Latinos open a Boyle Heights wine bar? ... Read More »

December windstorm delivers a knockout to Glassell Park police boxing program

A big white tent that rose behind the LAPD Northeast Division station in Glassell Park sheltered an outdoor boxing ring where the Northeast Police Athletic League operated a youth boxing program. But that big tent and other equipment were destroyed during the Dec. 1 windstorm, Capt. ... Read More »

Stolen vehicles top list of Northeast Division’s crime problems

The LAPD’s Northeast Division – which stretches from Echo Park and Silver Lake to Eagle Rock and Highland Park -  is on track to report a drop in violent and property crimes this year, according to Capt. William Murphy in an email newsletter.  Vehicle-related crime, however, ... Read More »

Morning skies over Montecito Heights

Martha Benedict  of Montecito Heights captured this morning’s sunrise reflected in the clouds. She calls this photo “It Just Dawned on Me.” Read More »

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News & Notes from Cypress Park, El Sereno, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Toyota Van & Concrete Wall With Clouds, Cypress Park | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr Band melds Son Jar0cho music, punk-rock style and social activism in El Sereno .  L.A. Weekly Environmentalists pressure developer to abandon L.A. River site to create more parkland near Cypress Park.  Switchboard ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Montecito Heights

Doggie In the Window. Historic Filipinotown | Photo by Sandy Driscoll Eagle Rock woman awaiting kidney transplant volunteers on Rose Parade organ donation float. Patch Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Echo Park. Echo Park Now Memorial service planned for Montecito Heights activist Marilyn Sanchez. ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Montecito Heights

Griffith Park Boulevard Bungalow, Silver Lake | Photo by Jared R. Leadbetter/Flickr Boyle Heights shul holds first service sine 1996. L.A. Independent Relax and take a seat in Montecito Heights. Above The City Former city employee now singing for cash outside Eagle Rock Trader Joe’s. Patch Read More »