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Daily Archives: January 22, 2010

Northeast Trees gets youths digging with $500,000 grant

The environmental nonprofit Northeast Trees, which operates out of the River Center in Cypress Park, said a team of 30 at-risk youth will plant 1, 200 trees in areas damaged by recent wildfires thanks to a $500,000 federal economic stimulus grant that was awarded last month. ... Read More »

Echo Park bunny update *

Not only have bunnies been spotted roaming the streets of Echo Park but one resident actually captured a picture of one. Holly Hampton snapped a few photos of this rabbit last week as she walked her dog near Morton and Echo Park avenues. “It was so ... Read More »

A $284,000 reminder of the storms of 2005

This week was to have been the wettest in Los Angeles since the torrential rains of 2005. Echo Park resident Isa Meksin remembers them well. In fact, she is reminded of that stormy season every time she walks up her front steps past the approximately 100-foot-long, ... Read More »

Silver Lake: Hip no more?

The posting of a casting call on Craigslist seeking “rich, wealthy, hipster GUYS and GIRLS 21-30” for a reality TV show set in Silver Lake has generated plenty of hipster backlash on local blogs and a few comments challenging whether the neighborhood has gentrified beyond hipness: ... Read More »