Thursday, May 5, 2016

Echo Park stories, photos and more

My View of Echo Park: A lake and downtown vista

Echo Park Lake | 51st Assembly District

State Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez shared the view from his eighth-floor district office on Sunset Boulevard, which offers a vista of Echo Park Lake and Downtown L.A. “My view of Echo Park Lake from my district office is a beautiful reminder of the balance between nature and ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Elderly Calico cat


My 17-year old calico/tabby mix Muffin escaped from my apartment off the staircase between Effie and Mohawk off Glendale Blvd. in the afternoon of 5/3. She’s very skinny, has a stub tail, white paws, and a black spot on her head. If you see her please ... Read More »

Did someone say Red Wine Sangria ice cream?

Icy Rush ice cream Echo Park

ECHO PARK — You can order Sangria and other one-of-a-kind flavors at Icy Rush Co., which opened a few weeks ago on Sunset Boulevard. The artisan ice cream parlor specializes in organic, hand-made flavors with dairy-free options to boot. From classics such as vanilla, strawberry and ... Read More »

Reward proposed in fatal Echo Park stabbing case

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ECHO PARK — Last June, 23-year-old Oscar Lazo walked out of Union Liquor on Beverly Boulevard on the southern edge of the neighborhood and was attacked by three Latino males who chased him around the corner and fatally stabbed him on Union Street. Police released a ... Read More »