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Daily Archives: February 6, 2009

Collecting money and love in memory of a four-year old boy

On the Friday afternoon after last month’s shooting death of Roberto Lopez , Central City Action Committee, a nearby social service agency in Angeleno Heights, decided to raise funds for the boy’s funeral. Staff member David Bermudez made a collection box and signs soliciting donations and ... Read More »

The woman behind The Eastsider banner

I frequently get complements for the Echo Park landscape painting at the top of the blog. It and the painting in this post (yup, that’s a painting, not a photo) are the work of my friend and Echo Park neighbor Mary-Austin Klein. Bakersfield is no where ... Read More »

What’s the big deal about Two Boots Pizza?

The New York chain featuring “Cajun-Italian style” pizza had a “soft opening” for its Echo Park outlet last night according to Daily Dish and Reservation for Three. Several former New Yorkers I know rave about the place. Others are so-so. Can it actually top the Rustica ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Lincoln Heights & El Sereno

They reviews are in: “I loved it” says Boston Globe critic of Shepard Fairey’s first museum retrospective. Boston.com Small signs of life at the unfinished Fuller Lofts in Lincoln Heights. Curbed LA Lincoln Heights murder scenes. LA Eastside Not so fast: Congresswoman Hilda Solis’ (El Sereno) ... Read More »

Echo Park & Silver Lake robberies by location

This map was distributed at tonight’s community meeting in Silver Lake regarding the 10 street robberies in Echo Park and Silver Lake in recent weeks (click on image to enlarge). So far, no one has been apprehended. Police and elected officials said that information about the ... Read More »