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Daily Archives: January 6, 2010

Protest at the Southwest Museum

The Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition staged a protest this morning over the reduction in public access to the Mount Washington compound and the closure of its gift shop at the end of last year. About 40 protesters gathered at Marmion Way and Museum Drive ... Read More »

The sweet smell and taste of Epiphany

The intersection of Glendale Boulevard and Scott Avenue in Echo Park usually reeks of car and bus exhaust. Today, however, on Epiphany, the southeast corner of the intersection never smells sweeter as the bakers and the oven at La Espiga Bakery work overtime churning out Roscas ... Read More »

LAPD seeks youths suspected of Echo Park car vandalism


The LAPD issued a Community Alert seeking the public’s assistance in finding several young Latino boys and teens – ages 12 to 14 – suspected of vandalizing numerous cars on December 29 near Avon and Baxter Street in Elysian Heights and Echo Park. “We believe the ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Empty Echo Park gallery space


Lola Mora, a combination gallery and yerba mate bar, did not last very long on Echo Park Avenue. Stella Branden opened the business last summer at 1549 Echo Park Ave. in a space formerly occupied for a few years by jewelry maker Hans Cholo. But, over ... Read More »

Not even God can stop Silver Lake gentrification


It was about 20 years ago when pastor Juan Argueta opened a church amid the auto repair shops and forgotten stores that lined a stretch of Sunset Boulevard wedged between the hills of Silver Lake. Here, the Iglesia de Cristo Elim drew hundreds of Spanish-speaking congregants ... Read More »