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Daily Archives: November 5, 2012

Yes, that was a quake

A magnitude 3.3  quake centered in the ocean about nine miles west of Manhattan Beach struck at 6:39 p.m., according to preliminary readings from the U.S. Geological Survey. Although relatively small, the underwater quake was felt in Eagle Rock, where one resident reported a “quick shaking.” Read More »

These trains travel from Alhambra to the sea via El Sereno

It’s been several decades now since the Pasadena Model Railroad Club has been located in Pasadena.  The construction of a freeway forced the model train enthusiasts to move to an former Alhambra bowling alley in the 1960s before the club purchased an industrial building on the ... Read More »

Truck vs tree vs Echo Park bus bench

Pedestrians at the southwest corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard were having to squeeze by a large tree branch this afternoon that crashed down on a bus bench and blocked the sidewalk. A police officer on the scene said no one was injured after ... Read More »

Highland Park man with a machete beanbagged by police

A man was taken into custody early this afternoon after he was hit by a police bean bag, according to the Northeast Division.  The incident involving the “non-compliant” man drew a large police presence in the area of Marion Way and Avenue 51 after 1 p.m., ... Read More »

Echo Park council member indicted on immigration fraud

Last month Lila Tabafunda  was sworn in as a new member of the Echo Park neighborhood council after promoting herself as being involved in community service,  fighting child abuse and  supporting business.  But, only a few days earlier, Tabafunda was arrested as she was boarding a ... Read More »

What happened to my polling place?

Many voters in Echo Park and Elysian Heights are asking that question after receiving a postcard last week from the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk informing them that the polling place listed on their sample ballot, Elysian Heights Elementary, “is no longer available.”  Instead, they have been ... Read More »