MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Lummis Day Festival celebrates features numerous artists as it celebrates the arts and culture of Northeast L.A. But on Saturday, the festival focused its attention on honoring the legacy of one artist, print maker Richard Duardo, who died last year at age 62. Read More »
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Lummis Day- The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles - marks its 10th anniversary with an expansion to a three-day event at five Northeast L.A. sites on June 5, 6 and 7, featuring music, poetry, dance, art, theater and opera representing a rainbow of cultural traditions. Admission to all events is free.
While the L.A. River is poised for a billion-dollar restoration, the nearby Arroyo Seco seems almost forgotten as it runs down a narrow slit along the 110 Freeway through Northeast L.A. But a feasibility study now underway may eventually lead to a restoration of the Arroyo Seco as well.
HIGHLAND PARK -- At Ramona Hall, eighth graders from Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School were practicing their lines and testing their delivering. After all, show time was only days away. While costumes and props were in place, some adrenal jitters needed to be worked out during this rehearsal. The upcoming show, however, was not a theatrical performance, but rather a shared educational experience.
The LADWP today encouraged residents of Eagle Rock and Echo Park to watch their water use in the coming months as two reservoirs that serve the two communities will be taken offline for construction projects.
A group of residents have started a campaign that would reserve the right lanes of the Arroyo Seco Parkway only for exiting and entering the freeway in an effort reduce collisions and improve safety at the highway's notoriously short onramps and offramps. Read More »
Fecal bacteria were present in samples of drinking water taken last month in Northeast L.A. but later testing showed no further signs of contamination, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power. The fecal bacteria posed no danger to public health because there were adequate ... Read More »
A chair made from cow horns, a child-size fainting coach and the handmade commode of early L.A. civic leader Charles Fletcher Lummis. These are just some of the rarely seen “Out of the Vault” items that will be on display at the six museums participating in ... Read More »
HIGHLAND PARK — There are few things more exciting than finding an unaccompanied sketchpad on the street and feeling the temptation to crack it open. It’s an entirely different beast when the sketchpad has instructions inviting passing stranger to draw on its pages. A year ago ... Read More »
City workers today installed self-service, bike repair stations in Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Silver Lake as part of a $17,000 pilot program. The black metal cylinders bolted to the ground serves not only as a place to mount a bike while it’s being repaired, it ... Read More »