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Daily Archives: October 31, 2008

Eastside Facts & Figures

Number of days since the Echo Park Lake Boathouse has been tagged with graffiti: 9 Phone number city workers can call to paint it out: 311 How many touchdowns has Marshall High School running back Preston Marshall scored this season: 22 The minimum amount landlords must ... Read More »

Maybe a freeway through Silver Lake isn’t such a bad idea

A previous blog post about historic photos documenting the construction and destruction related to the 2 Freeway generated a comment from a resident who wishes the freeway builders had not stopped at Glendale Boulevard: “I remember when I first moved to LA and used the 2,” ... Read More »

Quinceaňera practice makes perfect

It’s Sunday afternoon and Sara Leon and her friends and family are practicing quinceaňera dance moves on an oil-stained parking lot off Echo Park Avenue. The kids practice under the direction of Evelin Munoz, who for $700 provides seven dance classes tailored for quinceaňeras. The name ... Read More »