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Daily Archives: February 24, 2010

Hatchet job in Atwater

Heather Waters of Atwater Village has spent much of today watching crews cut down a giant tree that has loomed over Larga Street. It’s was not a pleasant sight. She’s documented the tree cutting on Facebook until the very end: “One truck has left, one remains, ... Read More »

Eastside Crime Watch

Last week’s major crimes included a rape on the edge of Eagle Rock and string of violent robberies across Echo Park and Silver Lake. Boyle Heights saw far fewer robberies but still plenty of stolen cars and trucks to report. Click on the link below for ... Read More »

Save the Date for a trip to FunLand (with the kids)

Wednesday afternoons usually finds a small group of moms and toddlers attending StoryTime FunLand, a live show featuring stories and songs at Stories Books in Echo Park. Today’s show at 4:30 PM also serves a record release party for the performers – known as Ticket-Taker Mindy ... Read More »

Another step taken to honor a beloved Boyle Heights cop

Councilman Jose Huizar took some heat last year when the new Hollenbeck police station opened in Boyle Heights without honoring the memory of Rudy de Leon, a highly regarded police officer who reached out to neighborhood residents and kids. An October story in the EGP News ... Read More »

Cuban protesters gather at Echo Park Lake

A small group of Cuban Americans staged a protest in Echo Park this afternoon following the death of Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died in a Havana prison after an 80-day hunger strike. The protesters gathered around the bust of Cuban poet Jose Marti in ... Read More »

Afternoon shooting sends a shiver through Silver Lake

About 50 Silver Lake residents and business owners gathered tonight near the scene of a Monday afternoon shooting, expressing concern about what they say is a pick-up in neighborhood crime and a slow down in police response. The outdoor meeting – which included Sunset Junction area ... Read More »