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Daily Archives: December 2, 2008

Riding away those Thanksgiving calories

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiTTzTVnKsM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0]Some of us thought a few laps around Echo Park Lake would burn off those extra Thanksgiving Day calories (not to mention follow up feasting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday). But that wouldn’t do for Will Campbell, who biked 26 miles through Silver Lake and Echo ... Read More »

Perhaps American Apparel should open a courthouse outlet

It seems the garment maker and retailer is spending as much time promoting its tight fitting clothing as defending its founder, Silver Lake resident Dov Charney from lawsuits. Charney and American Apparel got hit with another lawsuit Tuesday by a former employee, Nikky Yang, who alleges ... Read More »

A good sign for Echo Park pedestrians

With all the talk about making Los Angeles “pedestrian friendly,” the basics sometimes get overlooked. Like clean sidewalks and safe places to cross the street. Echo Park will make a little headway in that direction when an illuminated crosswalk sign gets posted at Sunset Boulevard and ... Read More »

A picture perfect parkway

An undated postcard of the Arroyo Seco Parkway (a.k.a. The 110 or the Pasadena Freeway) as it crosses through Elysian Park. A line at the bottom of the card reads: “This famed superhighway links Los Angeles and Pasadena in a matter of minutes.”Photo by Frank J. ... Read More »