Daily Archives: June 5, 2012

Sneaking a peak behind the Echo Park Lake green screen

It will soon be nearly a year since Echo Park Lake was closed, drained and hidden from view by a nearly mile-long green screen. But the screen, designed to cut down on construction dust during a $65 million clean up,  has been torn open in places, providing windows from which passersby can sneak a peak of the construction underway. Expect ... Read More »

Summer will be cut short at the Glassell Park pool

Swimmers arriving at the Glassell Park Swimming Pool have recently been greeted by an unwelcome sight: a front-door sign announcing that the year-around pool will close on August 12. Budget cuts will force the Recreation and Parks Department to close three year-around, municipal pools in Glassell Park, Pacoima and San Pedro for much of the year. Department spokeswoman Andrea Epstein ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock & Lincoln Heights

Van & Laundromat, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr It’s Election Day. Where’s my polling place? L.A. County Clerk Lincoln Heights boxer wins bantamweight champion title. Wave “Lesser known” Atwater Village discovered by N.Y. Times Travel section. NYT Farmer worker turned Eagle Rock florist retires after 25 years. Patch Read More »