News & Notes from East LA, Echo Park, El Sereno, Glassell Park & Solano Canyon

Rolf McPherson, former head of Angelus Temple and son of Echo Park evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, dies at age 96. Foursquare Church

Tell me, how safe is Echo Park? Yelp

Prop. 8 opponents to rally in East LA on Tuesday. Day of Decision

Solano Canyon resident is burned out on Friday night Dodger fireworks. LA Times

The difference between tagging and bombing your neighborhood. LA Eastside

Grass fire burns 10 acres of El Sereno hillside near homes. LAFD & KTLA video

Facebook photos used against El Sereno resident who was defeated in run for the 32nd Congressional District. LA Times

Why is NBC picking on Glassell Park? York Blvd

ExP is a gang and also the name of an Echo Park wireless network near Echo Park Ave. and Baxter St. Friend of The Eastsider

That’s it for today … Happy Memorial Day!

Image of Rolf and Aimee Semple McPherson from foursquare.org

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