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Daily Archives: June 19, 2012

County hauls off Echo Park vendor carts

A crew from the Los Angeles County Environmental Health Department hauled off the carts of at least two sidewalk vendors at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, according to one resident. Health officials occasionally sweep the area for unlicensed vendors. Michael, an Echo ... Read More »

Glassell Park man abandoned art world for a creative career as a chef

Glassell Park resident Andre Guerrero now reigns as a successful restauranteur. Long-lines of customers wait for his “slow fast food” at The Oinkster in Eagle Rock and diners fill the high-ceiling dining room of Maximiliano, Guerrero’s contemporary  interpretation of Old School Italian-American cuisine. While Guerrero helped ... Read More »

Silver Lake prepares for next phase of road construction

Councilman Tom LaBonge is asking the City Council for $75,000 for electronic traffic signs and overtime pay for traffic officers in response to concerns about traffic safety and ongoing road construction on Rowena Avenue in Silver Lake.  The request for additional funds comes as roadwork is ... Read More »

Echo Park stabbing victims may have been targeted because of rainbow flag

The two men who were stabbed on an Echo Park street last month may have been targeted because a rainbow flag – a symbol of gay pride – was placed on their bicycles.  The suspects yelled anti-gay slurs at the two victims – who are not ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Northeast L.A.

Teddy bears hanging around Northeast L.A.  Patch Victims killed by alleged drunk driver outside a Boyle Heights taco truck identified as 19-year-old Marlene Alatorre and 38-year-old Claudia Fernandez. L.A. Now East L.A. College turns away students on the first say of summer school. L.A. Now Eagle ... Read More »