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

The “Diva of Boyle Heights” who appeared in “Real Women Have Curves” dies at age 104. CBS2

Echo Park Chamber fundraiser tonight. Echo Elysian Forum

Obey me! Echo Park-based artist Shepard Fairey sues over copyright infringement. Gawker

Do it for the children: Steve Lopez and other Silver Lake parents pay up for their kids’ public school education. LA Times

Was Giant Robot in Silver Lake not big enough to survive the recession? Giant Robot

Got that? The owner of Highland Park’s Arco Iris opens a downtown restaurant named after a writer of Echo Park gang life. LA Times

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