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Friday, December 9, 2016

Echo Park stories, photos and more

New Ethical Clothing & Homewares Shop Opening on Sunset

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Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park has become more lively in recent years. Coffee lovers and worker bees alike descend on Blue Bottle coffee daily. Evening crowds gather at El Prado for the occasional after work drink. Now, joining this mix is Gingerly Witty, a clothing and ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Two Chihuahua Terrier mix dogs

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Two stray dogs were at Lemoyne near Cerro Gordo this morning small chihuahua terrier mix white or yellow coats. Did not see collars or tags they were together could get photo of only one headed to Vestal through empty lot Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a ... Read More »

A symbol of safety and support in Echo Park and Silver Lake

Photo courtesy Melissa Newman

ECHO PARK — Melissa Newman and partner Salvador Avila spent Sunday walking through Echo Park and Silver Lake, handing out the new symbol of solidarity – safety pins – popular among those concerned about the election of Donald Trump as president. After Newman and Avila purchased more ... Read More »

Bomb scare shuts down Echo Park streets [updated]

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ECHO PARK — Sunset Boulevard has been blocked tonight as police investigate a box that was left at a bus stop near Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Avenue. Police were called to the scene at about 8:30 pm, said Officer Wendy Reyes. The bomb squad was ... Read More »

Bus makes an unexpected stop in Echo Park

Photo by Mary-Austin Klein

ECHO PARK — A large tour bus got stuck tonight at Sunset Boulevard as it was coming down Quintero Street – one of the steepest streets in the neighborhood. It’s not all that unusual for buses and stretch limos to get stuck at the tops and ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Chubby cat

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Small Chubby tabby cat. Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Two women stabbed in Echo Park bar

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ECHO PARK — Two women were stabbed inside the Gold Room bar on Sunset Boulevard early this morning, according to police and media reports. The suspect was taken into custody after he returned to the bar with the knife in hand, police said. The incident took ... Read More »

Super-sized Echo Park development headed for Temple Street

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ECHO PARK — An afternoon ground breaking ceremony is planned for today, Oct. 27, for the newest and largest apartment project on Temple Street: the Alexan South Echo. With five floors, 200 apartments and nearly 22,000-square-feet of retail space spread over 1.7-acres, the Alexan South Echo ... Read More »