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Monday, February 27, 2017

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Bulletin Board: Dodger Stadium Opening Day community forum

Submitted by Echo Park Improvement Association Opening day is Sunday, April 16 .  Join us on Thursday, March 2 for a Dodger Stadium Opening Day Forum! Prepare yourselves for the Dodger season opener on Sunday, April 16. We will have representatives from the Dodgers, LAPD Special Events, ... Read More »

Silver Lake eyewear boutique headed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK —  Gogosha Optique, which has been selling high-end eyewear in Silver Lake since 2008, closed its Sunset Boulevard boutique at the end of last month as it prepares to move east into a former discount store in Echo Park. Its opening will help fill ... Read More »

Echo Park’s The Whisperer restaurant goes quietly

ECHO PARK —  Less than a year after it opened, The Whisperer restaurant shut down last month. Now, a new owner is preparing to open in the same spot, which hasn’t been able to retain a restaurant for very long. The Whisperer opened last February in a ... Read More »

Police pursuit ends in Echo Park [updated]

ECHO PARK — Police apprehended two suspects following a pursuit that ended near Sunset and Glendale boulevards, according to preliminary information provided by the LAPD. Residents reported seeing a large number of squad cars descend on the area near Taix restaurant as a police helicopter hovered ... Read More »

Elysian Heights trash truck rescue

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — Heavy-duty tow trucks were called in this morning after a city sanitation truck became stuck on the embankment off a narrow, hillside street near Elysian Park. The green sanitation truck was perched and leaning at the top of a steep slope on Duane ... Read More »