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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Work resumes on failed Angeleno Heights condo project

Construction workers have returned to the site of the former Brownstone Lofts on the eastern edge of Angeleno Heights as new owners prepare to finish the project this fall. But instead of condos, the new owners,  Lion Real Estate Group, plans to rent out the 55 ... Read More »

Construction on schedule at Echo Park Lake*

By Sam Temblador After nearly a year of work, the $65 million clean up and reconstruction of Echo Park Lake is on schedule to be completed in May 2013, officials said  Tuesday night during a community update.  In addition to providing an update on construction, city ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves one dead*

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* Update: The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Ivan Pedroza of Los Angeles. Police tonight are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found near a homeless encampment in Echo Park. The victim tumbled partway down a hillside after being shot once ... Read More »

Boyle Heights landmark gets unwrapped

The black construction screen that had hidden much of the former Boyle Hotel from public view for about  year came down today, revealing a renovated relic of Victorian-era Boyle Heights complete with a turret, arches and a domed cupola crowning the four-story brick building.  Musicians for ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A. & Echo Park

Palms & Lights, Dodger Stadium | Photo by Arnansell Photography/Flickr The search for a mariachi suit leads to Boyle Heights. SF Gate Photos of  Echo Park’s mighty mushroom. Patch Classic car owners take a “memory cruise” down Whittler Boulevard.  Lowrider The Eastsider thanks L. Kaplan of ... Read More »