Daily Archives: April 26, 2012

Proposed Echo Park development poses “significant” environmental impacts

A plan by Barlow Respiratory Hospital to transform its 25-acre property on the edge of Echo Park into a a massive residential community  would pose significant and unavoidable impacts on the area, according to a preliminary environmental report released this week. The fact that the project poses significant  impacts on everything  from land use to transportation  should not be too ... Read More »

Silver Lake school holds Cinco de Mayo fundraiser

Mayberry Street School invites residents to attend the 7th Annual Mayberry Fiesta, a celebration of Cinco de Mayo and an important fundraiser for the school that servers Echo Park as well as Silver Lake.  The Mayberry Parent Teacher Organization explains how the event, which includes Mariachis, games, and food, benefits the school: The Fiesta is organized from scratch and the sole ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond:  Silver Lake school holds Cinco de Mayo fundraiser. School Yard Small business programs hosts social media & marketing workshop Bulletin Board Read More »

Storefront Report: New French and Latino menus await Highland Park diners

The Highland Park dining scene continues to expand, with newcomers featuring organic Latino and French Rustic cuisine.  This week,  Ba Restaurant, located in a pale-blue storefront at the corner of York Boulevard and Avenue 51, opened on a limited basis but plans to expand those hours soon, chef owner James Graham told Patch. The narrow dining room, located past an ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Small business program hosts social media & marketing workshop

Submitted by Search to Involve Pilipino Americans The Small Business Development Program at Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) will be having a free workshop on Wednesday, May 2 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at SIPA. This workshop, entitled “Connect Your Business to the Web: Plug in to Social Media & E-mail Marketing,” is open to all current and new small ... Read More »

Silver Lake faces more detours and disruption

Motorists and bus riders alike welcomed the reopening last month of  Glendale Boulevard between Waverly and Riverside Drive as the construction of a new water pipeline delayed and detoured Silver Lake traffic for months. But many of those motorists and bus riders – as well as nearby residents – should prepare for another round of detours and delays that are ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, El Sereno & Highland Park

Street Art in the Making, East Los Angeles | Photo by Ricky Hernandez/Flickr Parents and students protest resignation of Boyle Heights charter school principal. Boyle Heights Beat How political allies came to the rescue of a failing El Sereno school. L.A Weekly City Council approves new school board district boundaries. L.A. Now L.A. Unified takes another whack at summer school ... Read More »