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Sunday, August 28, 2016

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LAFD puts out Echo Park house fire

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ECHO PARK — Firefighters knocked down a house fire in the 1200 block of Lilac Place this morning, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. The fire, which broke out shortly before 6 a.m., was put out in about 30 minutes and was contained to the ... Read More »

Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup

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Many pizza fans across Echo Park and Silver Lake are asking “Where did my pizza place go?” following the recent closure of a trio of pizza outlets. In Echo Park, residents still trying to get over the closure of Pizza Buona at the end of last ... Read More »

Echo Park woman suspected in son’s death

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ECHO PARK — Police on Tuesday arrested an Echo Park mother in connection with the death of her 11-year-old son, whose body was found wrapped in a blanket inside a closet, KTLA reported. The woman, 39-year-old Veronica Aguilar, was arrested on charges of child endangerment resulting ... Read More »

Rediscovering Echo Park’s ‘Avenue of the Athletes’

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ECHO PARK — Los Angeles’ little-known Avenue of the Athletes — the sports version of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame — is given a fresh profile by author David Davis for Zocalo. He sheds more light on the man responsible for the endeavor. Residents of Echo Park may ... Read More »

What is with those noisy choppers over Echo Park and Silver Lake?

Around and Around They Go: two noisy helicopters have been circling the skies over Echo Park and Silver Lake tonight.  They don’t sound like your typical LAPD or TV news helicopters. The L.A Helicopter Noise Initiative website indicates that the choppers originated from Los Alamitos Army Airfield ... Read More »

For Sale: Echo Park area townhouse with Downtown VIEW!

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1007 Figueroa Terrace #B | $645,000 | Property Website Stunning panoramic downtown views from this perfect top of the hill location. Enjoy all LA has to offer- this ideal location is steps to Chinatown, Echo Park, and Downtown LA. Beautiful extra large tri-level townhouse in secure ... Read More »

Do beer and mezcal mix? Echo Park will soon find out

New bar/restaurant moving into former pizzeria

ECHO PARK — A new bar and restaurant with a focus on mezcal cocktails is preparing to open in a Sunset Boulevard strip mall right right next door to beer-lovers’ haven Sunset Beer. An application has been filed with the Planning Department to permit the sale ... Read More »

Artist returns to repair and reveal Echo Park mural

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ECHO PARK — La Ofrenda is one of the neighborhood’s most striking murals. Rendered in bold and bright colors, the 36-foot-wide artwork about Latino farmworkers brightens up the gloomy underpass at Glendale Boulevard and First Street.  But for the past several years, La Ofrenda has been hidden under ... Read More »

Echo Park Village: What will it be?

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ECHO PARK — What’s happening to the buildings that once housed the punk venue Pehrspace and  TiGeorge’s Haitian restaurant? One of the buildings in the 300 block of Glendale Boulevard  has a broker sign on a wall saying “Echo Park Village” is coming soon. The new ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Beloved black lab/chow/collie

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Lola age 8, 55 pounds whitened pointed snout slightly overweight escaped Cerro Gordo and Lemoyne street Friday evening. May be heading for home near Vermont and Santa Monica Blvd. She is microchipped. Please contact 213-281-8074 or [email protected] Contact: 213-281-8074 [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Med-large Labrador mix

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Lola 45 pound black Labrador mix with whitish snout from age small floppy ears. She left from dog sitting house in Elysian Heights. She is chipped. Call 213-281-8074. She lives in Virgil village Santa Monica and Madison in case she ran home. Contact: 2132818074 Want to ... Read More »

Police ask for help to find Echo Park murder suspect

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ECHO PARK — Police today released a drawing of the suspect believed responsible for last month’s fatal stabbing at Echo Park Lake. The victim, described as a male Latino in his 20s, and two friends had gone to neighborhood restaurants and nightclubs on Thursday night, July ... Read More »

For Sale: Wonderful Echo Park Home with Amazing View

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2385 Fellowship Parkway | $998,900 | Property Website A Wonderful Home in Echo Park. Bright & open floor plan, spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances, deck with an amazing view, private brick patio area & more. Planning on moving up to a larger home? Free list ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Terrier mix pup

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Small friendly Terrier mix pup Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Found in Echo Park: 2 doggie buddies

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Found these buddies in the alley near the park on Patton. Next to echo park rec center. They followed a student all day and she asked me to help. Contact: 3109067129 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Vandals bring Echo Park mini-golf exhibit to an end

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ECHO PARK — A “ridiculous bout of vandalism” forced the organizers of an exhibit that resembled a mini-golf course to close the show and cancel a finale that had  been scheduled for today. TURF: A Mini-Golf Project,  a temporary exhibit and mini-golf course organized by Materials ... Read More »