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Daily Archives: June 18, 2012

Highland Park school as rocket launcher

A Highland Park parent was walking her kids to school this morning when she caught sight of package on the steps of Aldama Elementary. Turns out it was a pack of what looks like some heavy duty fireworks  sold under the Alien WTF brand. It appeared ... Read More »

Neighborhood Fixture: Booth Maternity Group Home for Unwed Mothers

Martha Benedict, who snapped the above photo, was curious about the history of the large Mediterranean-style building on the 2600 block of Griffin Avenue that currently serves as the Lincoln Heights home of the Los Angeles Leadership Academy.  “I met a woman in Echo Park who ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Eagle Rock home with a mission

While this 1924 Eagle Rock bungalow has undergone some remodeling over the years, the Ellenwood Place home that recently went up for sale still has many of its original features, from wood floors and moldings to some original kitchen cabinets. But perhaps the most prominent piece ... Read More »

The booms heard across Echo Park and Silver Lake

The pre-Fourth of July fireworks that traditionally rattle the Eastside appear to have gotten off to an especially noisy start in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake, with a huge boom rattling windows and setting off car alarms Sunday night near Allesandro Street and the ... Read More »

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

Street Vendor, Echo Park | Photo by Victoria Harding/Flickr One injured in Silver Lake shooting. Patch Naked bike riders pedal through Echo Park. LAist Six violent crimes in a week puts Silver Lake on Crime Alert list. L.A. Now Engineer suffers minor injury after trains collide ... Read More »