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Daily Archives: June 11, 2012

How many candidates can fit on the 13th Council District ballot?

There better be room for at least 12 names on next year’s ballot for the Council District 13 election.  L.A. Now reports that John Choi, an Echo Park resident and a member of the city’s Board of Public Works,  has become the 12th candidate to enter the ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Time to take a dip into pool properties

With summer fast approaching,  the idea of a backyard pool – or central air – might be moving higher up the “must-have” list of Eastside home shoppers. But homes with inground pools can be hard to find on the Eastside, where most Spanish Colonial cottages and ... Read More »

Public and charter schools prepare to share Silver Lake campus

Earlier this year the staff and parents of students at Micheltorena Elementary launched a campaign to keep a charter school from taking over part of the Silver Lake campus, with many claiming the arrangement would leave Micheltorena without the space for a dual language program and other ... Read More »

Barbed wire? Coyote rollers? No easy answer to protect an Elysian Park memorial from vandals

After more than a week of scraping off tagging, repairing rust damage and applying new paint, the nearly $30,000 clean up and repair  of the Elysian Park memorial to Frank E Glass and Grace Simons, who spearheaded efforts to protect the park from unwanted development, was ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, El Sereno & Montecito Heights

Shipping & Receiving, Elysian Valley | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Motorist drives off freeway and into Arroyo Seco in Montecito Heights.  CBS2 El Sereno charter school threatens blogger with legal action. Mayor Sam Police pelted with rocks and bottles while trying to close down Boyle Heights ... Read More »