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Daily Archives: February 27, 2012

Bulldozers flatten Silver Lake’s Coffee Table cafe

Bulldozers made quick work of the former Coffee Table, the Silver Lake cafe that closed last year after a developer revived plans to build a condominium project on the property. A few chunks of the Rowena Avenue’s bright blue and yellow walls could be seen amid the piles of debris.  The property where the Coffee Table and several other buildings ... Read More »

Echo Park council considers One Way to solve a street’s traffic problem*

The Echo Park neighborhood council on Tuesday night will consider a proposal to convert the 1800 block of f Lobdell Place into a one-way to improve traffic safety.  After speed humps were placed on Lake Shore Avenue to the east,  many motorists have apparently decided to shoot down Lobdell Place, a narrow street barely 20 feet wide, said Jose Sigala, ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, El Sereno & Lincoln Heights

Van With Clouds, Glassell Park | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr El Sereno on Crime Alert after 11 violent crimes reported in one week. L.A. Now Eagle Rock kids compete in Egg Drop & Tennis Ball Catapult competitions at Occidental College’s Science Olmypiad. Patch Hector Chacon, who grew up in a Boyle Heights housing project, now reigns as a Southeast L.A. ... Read More »

Police searching for Echo Park burglary suspect*

Police are searching for a burglary suspect in the 1400 block of Portia Street in Echo Park.  A police officer with the Northeast Division said he had no further information about the search that was underway shortly before 1 a.m. However, police in an LAPD helicopter hovering overhead were heard ordering someone to come out with their hands hands up. ... Read More »