Daily Archives: May 31, 2015

Echo Park fire reveals pot growing operation

ECHO PARK — The fire that broke out late Saturday afternoon in the 1400 block of Sutherland Street was not much to speak of – the fire was quickly put out and there were no injuries, according to the L.A. Fire Department. But inside were an ...

A community garden grows in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES -- Four-year-old Emilio ran back and forth between the water faucet and his garden plot at Saturday’s grand opening of the Eastmont Community Garden. Like a seasoned gardener, he kept busy filling a watering can to quench the dry soil where he’d previously planted strawberries, tomatoes, and chili plants. More so, he proudly pointed to tomatoes already ripening on the vine, as well as the cilantro and carrot seeds he would soon plant.