Sunday, August 2, 2015

Echo Park stories, photos and more

SUV catches fire on Echo Park street

Photo by Kevin Kuzma

ECHO PARK — Fire destroyed an SUV on Lilac Place in Echo Park this morning. Photos sent in by readers showed firefighters responding to the fire at about 9 a.m. No further details were available. Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: My dog Misty


My dog ran out of my home. I live in the echo park area in glendale blvd. Misty is a black and brown Basenji mix. She is 1 year old she weighs about 45 lbs. she is extremely friendly and loves and trusts everyone. You will ... Read More »

Prepare to make a stop at Echo Park Lake

echop park and laguna avenue

ECHO PARK — The intersection of Echo Park and Laguna avenues is a busy crossroads. About 10,000 cars and trucks a day zip along Echo Park Avenue while many pedestrians cross at Laguna as they come and go to Echo Park Lake, church services and the ... Read More »

Big Echo Park real estate deal in the works

Google Map images from March 2015

ECHO PARK ––  Less than six months after it was put up for sale, a large collection of apartments, vacant lots, homes and commercial buildings owned by the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel have found a buyer. Some residents noticed that large, red FOR SALE signs had recently ... Read More »

Echo Park lotus can’t wait for Lotus Festival

Echo Park Lotus blooming July 2015 6-25-2015 4-49-15 PM

ECHO PARK — The 35th Annual Echo Park Lotus Festival will be held this weekend at Echo Park Lake. But the showy lotus have already been in bloom for the past few weeks, mesmerizing park visitors with their pink and cream-colored blooms. The festival, which is ... Read More »