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Daily Archives: September 11, 2012

Police pursuit heads through Echo Park and Silver Lake*

Police tonight chased a suspected car jacker as he drove through the streets of Echo Park, Silver Lake and surrounding neighborhoods, NBC LA is reporting. Residents reported seeing at least eight police cars and a helicopter overhead during the pursuit as it headed on Sunset Boulevard ... Read More »

Will a Silver Lake street trade freeway noise for an “East Berlin/Escape From New York ” aesthetic?

Plans to build sound walls along the 2 Freeway on the border of Silver Lake and Echo Park have drawn some mixed reaction. The walls would be built as part of remaking the southern tip of the freeway where it meets Glendale Boulevard. However, traffic engineers ... Read More »

Echo Park hospital tries some fancy footwork to build support

Barlow Respiratory Hospital has hired a long list of consultants, planners and real estate brokers as it seeks to transform its leafy grounds on the eastern edge of Echo Park into a major housing development and new hospital. Now, the 110-year-old institution has apparently turned to ... Read More »

9/11 remembered

A giant American flag attached from a pair of fire department ladder trucks hung over Stadium Way this morning as a 9/11 remembrance service was conducted at the Los Angeles Fire Department Training Center near Dodger Stadium. The ceremony staged near a metal fragment of the ... Read More »

News & Notes From Atwater, Cypress Park and Eagle Rock

Kite Hill Sunset, Mt. Washington | Photo by Jennifer Gaillard/Flickr Eagle Rock “chic shack” on the market for $399,000. Curbed L.A. Cypress Park library hosts release party for Chicano Studies anthology. Departures 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to be held near Dodger Stadium. LAPD City library card may ... Read More »