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Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

Police searching for gunman in Highland Park

Police in Highland Park tonight are searching for a man with a gun near Avenue 50 and Monte Vista Street.  Sgt. Wayne Guillary with the Northeast Division said the search began at about 9:30 p.m. after a gang member with a gun ran away from officers. A K-9 unit in addition to a police helicopter have been deployed during the ... Read More »

Echo Park and Atwater residents enter Council District 13 race

Two more candidates – a real estate agent and community activist from Atwater Village and an attorney and activist from Echo Park – have filed paperwork indicating their intention to run in the Council District 13 election in 2013.  Rueben Martinez of Atwater and Josh Post of Echo Park are  now among the four candidates seeking to replace Councilman Eric ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Echo Park eco-friendly modern restoration open this Sunday

Real estate agent Tracy Do invites you to her open house this Sunday from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 1801 Bellevue Avenue in Echo Park is a designer-perfect, eco-friendly restoration of a bright and airy modern home with three-bedrooms, two-baths plus a detached studio. Reclaimed wood, Marmoleum and Brazilian cherry flooring, low-VOC paints and rolled-steel windows combine seamlessly to create ... Read More »

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

Surplus Store Marine, Silver Lake | Photo by Chris Stephens Cool: Echo Park bookstore is ground zero for “anti-awesome” campaign. L.A. Times The history of a Boyle Heights ink blotter. Boyle Heights History Band leader equates Highland Park gentrification with greed. Patch Occidental College starts construction on 4,866-panel hillside solar power array. Oxy News Happening Today: Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock ... Read More »