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Daily Archives: February 10, 2009

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The insurance industry. Two recent national TV commercials for Aflac and Travelers insurance companies featured the nearly 85-year-old Dorris Elementary School in Elysian Valley and the sleek, new LA Mill Coffee in Silver Lake. The two spots, which were filmed separately, have paid off for both ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake

LAPD to hold 1 PM press conference today on the Echo Park-Silver Lake robberies. LAPD Shepard Fairey strikes back. New York Times The 1975 winner of the Boyle Heights Grandmother of the Year contest. Chimatli USC buys control of two Boyle Heights hospitals next to County-USC ... Read More »

A new look is likely for the Sixth Street Viaduct

The concrete and steel Sixth Street Viaduct, one of 14 bridges spanning the Los Angeles River, is slowing disintegrating from inside as a chemical reaction eats away at the concrete. The 3,500-foot-long bridge that has connected Boyle Heights and downtown since 1932 needs to be replaced ... Read More »