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Daily Archives: January 6, 2009

A weekend wedding for Garcetti and Wakeland

Echo Park resident and councilman Eric Garcetti and his long time partner Amy Wakeland, a political consultant, were married this weekend, according to KNBC and LA Observed “It should mellow me out,” Garcetti said at the end of a council session. The couple met more than ... Read More »

Are murals a dying art in Los Angeles?

Echo Park muralist Ernesto de la Loza has seen most of his work destroyed by taggers and painted over by property owners. His current effort to repair his “Resurrection of the Green Planet” in Boyle Heights comes as Los Angeles seems to have lost its title ... Read More »

An Echo Park wine that has them howling for more

City winemakers Joe and Heather D’Augustine have learned a lot after years of tending to a vineyard in their Echo Park yard. But none of their experience prepared them for an unexpected, four-legged pest, according to a story in the Garment & Citizen: “They’ve fought off ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

Councilman Huizar’s community affairs deputy is arrested in a domestic violence case. LA Times Echo Park taggers strike on Sunset. Curbed LA Web series Rockville, set in Echo Park, to debut March 17. Variety 40 years of Boyle Heights burritos at Al & Bea’s. LA Eastside ... Read More »