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Daily Archives: March 8, 2012

PETA throws a party for its new Echo Park HQ

Valets, greeters and guest lists at the entrance.  A red carpet and TV crews in the lobby. Game show host Bob Barker in a black turtleneck lounging on the roof top deck. This is not your typical Echo Park party. This grand opening celebration was thrown ... Read More »

Echo Park pizza parlor putting the pieces back together after car crash

New glass doors recently replaced the sheet of plywood that was installed across the entrance of Pizza Buona as the long-time Echo Park pizza parlor recovers from an accident that sent a car plowing into the restaurant, injuring a female pedestrian who was dragged into the ... Read More »

Old Russian church finds a new home in middle of a Boyle Heights apartment complex

The leasing office of the Lorena Heights Apartments was busy today with applicants eager to live in one of the 112 units of the newly constructed affordable housing complex, which held a grand opening on Wednesday.  But what is now a crowded leasing office and recreation ... Read More »

What’s next for Silver Lake’s reservoirs?

City officials and community leaders gathered this morning on a field near Griffith Park for the ground breaking of what will eventually be a pair of giant, underground water storage tanks.  The buried Headworks Reservoir – with a capacity to hold 110 million gallons of water ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Ground breaking ceremony today for the new underground tanks near Griffith Park that will replace the Silver Lake reservoirs. Daily News City Council bans mobile billboards. ABC7 Name change in the works for Echo Park’s Magic Gas. Patch The Boyle Heights students who helped changed the ... Read More »