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Daily Archives: December 12, 2008

A morning of mayhem in Echo Park

Sunset Boulevard was jammed with traffic through Echo Park because the Hollywood Freeway is shut down in downtown following a fatal shooting. A man was injured after jumping out of a second-floor window to escape a fire in his Echo Park Avenue home. Now we are ... Read More »

Why is Santa wearing a gorilla mask?

And biker boots. It was all part of last weekend’s LA SantaCon, a holiday parade-pub crawl-party consisting of hundreds of people dressed as Santa wandering from Echo Park to Hollywood. The event got started at Echo Park Lake in a scene described in LA CityBeat: “The ... Read More »

Christmas tree lights and fights in Atwater

Decorating the family Christmas tree always seems to trigger some tension and dispute over the placement of garland and hanging ornaments. It’s not much different in Atwater Village, where the annual tree lighting ceremony, held last week, once again triggered anger and acrimony at the Atwater ... Read More »