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Daily Archives: November 24, 2008

New format for Dov Charney’s used clothing store

What happened to California Select? American Apparel opened the Echo Park vintage clothing and accessories store last year on Sunset Boulevard as part of a new retail concept. But the Echo Park store is now gone. Did American Apparel founder Dov Charney overestimate the demand for ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Police still trying to make sense of the triple-murder and suicide in Silver Lake. LAPD What will Westsiders think? Many of the shelves from the new Echo Park bookstore, Stories, came from the recently closed Dutton’s in Brentwood. City to offer a $50,000 reward in the ... Read More »

Echo Park Vons might get super-sized

An employee at the Echo Park Vons told customers this weekend that the grocery store chain plans to expand the small supermarket out into the parking lot at Alvarado and Montana. If this is true, it probably means the end for one of the area’s last ... Read More »

Fighting fires and gang life

In the face of blazing brush and forest fires, Ramon Maestras is a heroic fire fighter and admired team player. But in Echo Park, the 23-year-old is known as a gang member known as Little Ray, his head tattooed with a woman’s red lips and “90026” ... Read More »

Boyle Heights to get its own mortgage bail out

Foreclosure signs and notices are popping up all across the Eastside, with perhaps homeowners in Boyle Heights suffering the most. The number of Boyle Heights homes on the verge of falling into foreclosure number about 100, according to the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency. And that’s not ... Read More »