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Daily Archives: March 27, 2012

Magic Johnson group to buy the Dodgers

An investment group that includes basketball legend turned businessman Magic Johnson has been selected to buy the Dodgers in a $2 billion deal, the team announced today. Dodger owner Frank McCourt picked the Magic Johnson group – which is funded primarily by a Chicago investment firm ... Read More »

Hit-and-run driver leaves two injured in Silver Lake

Police were looking earlier this evening for a hit-and-run driver in Silver Lake who ran down a pedestrian and then hit a motorist a few blocks away.  The driver of a Ford Escort struck a man crossing Silver Lake Boulevard at Marathon Street at about 5:30 ... Read More »

Echo Park gentrification heads for HBO

The topic of Echo Park gentrification, which has been played up in indy movies, newspaper stories and novels, is now going to take the form of an HBO drama based on the book “The Madonnas of Echo Park.” Deadline Hollywood reports that HBO has put the ... Read More »