Sunday, October 4, 2015

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Storm’s gone but cleanup remains


ECHO PARK —  The storm that dropped 1.70 inches of rain Downtown this morning flooded streets and freeways, knocked out power and snapped countless tree limbs, including this large branch that fell on to Lemoyne Street next to Logan Street School.   The branch and debris continued ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Brown and Black Friendly Dog


Ran away from 1326 1/2 Echo Park Ave. He is a medium size dog. He has brown and black long hair. His tongue has a purple mark in it. He is a friendly dog. Please help him return back home. He is truly missed. Contact: [email protected] ... Read More »

Decomposed bodies found in Echo Park apartment

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ECHO PARK — The bodies of two “severely decomposed” men were discovered inside an Echo Park apartment on Wednesday night in the 300 block of Patton Street, according to the LAPD and L.A. County Coroner. The bodies were discovered at about 10 p.m., according to LAPD ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Dog


LOST DOG: ran away from 1748 Kent St. Wednesday, September 9. Please contact if found. Contact: 3103632736 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Big chunk of Echo Park put up for sale


ECHO PARK — The cluster of buildings near the southwest corner of Sunset and Alvarado is home to a hodgepodge of businesses, ranging from Lucy’s laundrymat and Hit Bargain discount store to Wells Tile & Antiques and  Rewind Audio.  After being under the same ownership for ... Read More »

Echo Park avocados are not quite ready for picking

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A photo posted by The Eastsider LA (@theeastsider) on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:29pm PDT ECHO PARK — So when will these Echo Park avocados on Fairbanks Place be big enough for guacamole?   Share your photos with Eastsider readers. Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or ... Read More »

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

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ECHO PARK — At least one apartment was gutted tonight after a fire struck a large apartment complex at 1825 Morton Avenue. Firefighters at the scene said no injuries were reported based on preliminary information. Residents of the Morton Gardens apartment gathered in a nearby parking ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Heights: Orange Tabby kitten


Our two month old Orange tabby kitten ran away from our Baxter home Thursday evening around 8pm. She ran up Princeton Ave from Baxter (across from Elysian school). She is very scared and needs to get back home ASAP. Please please let me know if anyone ... Read More »