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Daily Archives: December 4, 2008

The story behind a 100-year-old Boyle Heights landmark

The OGs (“Original Grandparents,” in this case) is a fun blog detailing the recent return of an elderly Jewish couple, Barbara and Harry Cooper, to Boyle Heights, where they live at the Hollenbeck Palms retirement home. The blog serves as a clever device to promote the ... Read More »

Who is the Grinch trying to steal Echo Park’s holiday Parade?

Emails went flying across Echo Park Wednesday notifying recipients that the neighborhood’s upcoming holiday parade had been canceled and put off until 2009. One parade organizer, Cindy Ortiz, was contacted by concerned residents interested in what was going on. That prompted parade supporters to announce on ... Read More »

The race is on to replace Becerra as Congressman

Still no official word if Rep. Xavier Becerra, whose district stretches from Hollywood to El Sereno, has accepted – or has even been offered – the job as top trade official with the Obama Administration. But the list of potential candidates reportedly interested in taking over ... Read More »

Taking in the view and vapors at Vista Hermosa Park

rogen sulfide every few minutes. An audible and visible alarm will alert school officials in case gas levels reach dangerous levels, said Tom Watson, environmental program manager for new school construction. “It has not gone off.” Next door in the park and soccer field, maintained by ... Read More »