Daily Archives: September 29, 2014

On The Agenda: New Figueroa shops; Colorado Blvd. hours of operation; Dodger post-season traffic plans; faux eucalyptus tree

This week's roundup of community meetings and public hearings includes amending Eagle Rock's Colorado Boulevard Specific Plan, which requires businesses to close their doors at 9 p.m. In Highland Park, a wireless service provider wants to build a fake eucalyptus tree that's really a cellphone tower, and several new businesses may be landing on Figueroa Street, including a coffee house, a retail wine store and more. Meanwhile, the Dodgers are scheduled to update Echo Park residents on their post-season traffic plans. Read More »

Morning Report: A tour of Boyle Heights utility box art; the dividing line between Echo Park & Silver Lake; Clayton Kershaw talks about God and baseball in Echo Park

Artists have turned numerous utility boxes across Boyle Heights into free-standing murals ... Where does Echo Park end and Silver Lake begin? ... Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw talked about his faith during an appearance at Echo Park’s Angelus Temple. “I think this is where God wants me. I think I’m in L.A. for a reason.” Read More »