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Thursday, March 5, 2015

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Attic fire reported in Echo Park [updated]

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS – Firefighters are responding to reports of an attic fire in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park that broke out at about 12: 30 p.m.  in a one-story duplex in the 2300 block of Echo Park Avenue, according to preliminary reports. * Update:  ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Elementary has talent

Devo-like act at last year's talent show | Courtesy Emilio Garza

Elysian Heights - The Elysian Heights Elementary School Talent Show, a fundraiser that benefits the school, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 1 pm to 5 p.m. on the playground. Expect a raffle, food, vendors and, of course, live entertainment featuring a student talent ... Read More »

Skateboarders can’t resist The Baxter Ledge

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ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — There is perhaps nothing more ordinary than the short section of concrete retaining wall where Baxter Street bends to meet Avon Street in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park. But among skateboarders, this wall is an irresistible challenge,  with skateboarders sliding sideways ... Read More »

Found in Elysian Heights: Shy, hungry Shephard mix

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This dog has been running around the end of Altivo Way this afternoon. In and out of yards. Seems friendly, Has a collar that says Cowboys, but no tags. Skinny. Not agressive. I can’t take it in. Black and tan, floppy ears. Contact: Barbara.lempel@gmail.com Want to ... Read More »

Dog owners warn of Elysian Park coyote attacks

Rhea Harding and her 100-pound Mastiff Boxer were in Elysian Park for an early morning walk when a coyote came up from behind them, biting her dog and leading him off the trail in a chase. She ran after her dog, named Diesel, whom she found ... Read More »