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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Purple bus and other live-in vehicles face eviction from Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK -- Two and a half years ago, B.J. Dini and Simon Johnson first parked their bus by Echo Park Lake and set up shop for meditation, tarot readings and birth charts. The bus has since been painted purple, spawning a Facebook presence called The Purple Party, which welcomes people from across the political spectrum. But the purple bus might soon have to find a new place to park. Read More »

Do you have wills or trusts on your “To Do List?”

Do you have wills or trusts on your “To Do List?” Contact your neighborhood lawyer, Thomas DeBoe. He is an Echo Park attorney with practice areas that include wills, trusts, business contracts, joint financial ventures, consumer transactions, family law, tenancies and homeownership Read More »

Laundry Love: We do laundry for free!

WE DO LAUNDRY FOR FREE! Bring your laundry or volunteer to help. Tues Jan 17, 5:30-8 pm AND the third Tuesday of every month at Aroma Laundry, 1448 N. Alvarado St. (Corner of Scott and Alvarado) in Echo Park. Info or to volunteer 818-626-0952 (text or ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting turns out to be a movie shoot

ECHO PARK — If you were one of the Echo Park residents who wondered what all that shooting was about on Saturday night, this video clip may explain it. Wendy A. took this video on Lake Shore Avenue, which had been closed off south of Scott ... Read More »

Fine Clothing Sale on Sunday January 8

FINE CLOTHING SALE Fine clothing left at dry cleaners, 90%+ off. Sunday Jan 8 at 3 pm, St. Athanasius Episcopal Church at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Ave. Fundraising for Community Outreach in Echo Park. Call 818-626-0952 (cell/ talk or text) for ... Read More »

Echo Park Film Center celebrates Japanese culture

ECHO PARK –– Echo Park is not exactly a hotbed of Japanese culture. So, how did the Echo Park Film Center come to host five days of movies and discussions as part of Japanese Culture Week? Paolo Davanzo, co-director of Echo Park Film Center, said that ... Read More »