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Daily Archives: April 22, 2009

Echo Park Avenue billboards finally come down *

Several small billboards that have for years lined Echo Park Avenue – some of them popping out of front yards and attached to the sides of garages – were removed this morning. Today’s activity comes after two illegal billboards owned by Vista Media* were taken down ... Read More »

Cleaning up after Walgreens

Market and the defunct Phoenix bakery and Pioneer Chicken (Walgreens leases most of the land under a long-term agreement). Former Pioneer Market employees recall having to start the day cleaning the surrounding sidewalks, a task that Walgreens never adopted. In perhaps the most infamous example of ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & El Sereno

Echo Park Lake rehab project update tonight. Echo Elysian Forum Gunfire aside, Atwater Village is a relaxed enclave says LA Mag. AV Newbie Echo Park homeless clean up. Echo Elysian Forum Mayor Villaraigosa heads to El Sereno to endorse Judy Chu for Congress. SGV Tribune Is ... Read More »

Some Echo Park drivers are not getting the signal

Echo Park resident Matthew Dubois, eager to try the new crosswalk signal on Sunset Boulevard and Portia Street, ran into trouble. Actually, it was a couple of drivers who nearly ran over him as he tried to walk across Sunset. His version on the Echo Elysian ... Read More »