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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Eastside Crime Watch *

Property crime was the big news, with more than a dozen vehicle break-ins reported in Echo Park and Silver Lake and another dozen vehicles stolen in Boyle Heights. The northern part of Echo Park also saw three aggravated assaults, and there were two violent robberies in ... Read More »

Echo Park billboard in the making *

An Echo Park resident took a photo of a new wooden wall being erected this morning in Echo Park on Sunset Boulevard at Elysian Park Avenue. Is this the sign of an upcoming construction project on the empty lot or another handy place to display ads ... Read More »

Police arrest suspected Silver Lake burglars

Police have arrested a man and woman suspected of a burglary in the western edge of Silver Lake near the Franklin Hills. The pair were arrested in Highland Park on March 23, and detectives believe they might be responsible for other burglaries, said LAPD officer Al ... Read More »

Car flips out on 2 Freeway

One car flipped over on the northbound 2 Freeway at about 9 AM in an accident that involved another vehicle and forced the closure of two left lanes south of the 5 Freeway, according to Total Traffic. Diane Edwardson snapped the photo above from the Silver ... Read More »

Echo Park hillside housing nominated as historic landmark *

Echo Park is filled with tiny bungalow apartments clustered around lush gardens and narrow passageways. This type of courtyard housing proved popular for the masses of newcomers that arrived in Los Angeles during the early decades of the 20th Century, giving the residents who rented them ... Read More »

Silver Lake slow down

It’s easy to drive fast on Riverside Drive, which might explain the speed monitor and warning sign in front of Alesandro Elementary School today. “I saw several cars going 51 mph while I was out there this morning,” said Silver Lake resident Diane Edwardson, who snapped ... Read More »

Big boom rattles Highland Park

Firefighters were deployed through Highland Park tonight after residents reported hearing what sound liked a large explosion that sent car alarms blaring and was felt at a nearby fire station. There have been no reports of injuries or signs of damage in connection with the large ... Read More »

Storefront Report: More beauty coming to Echo Park

Perhaps it’s time to start a bar and beauty salon crawl on Sunset Boulevard. The newest addition to Echo Park’s beauty industry is Rock Paper Salon, which is moving into the space once occupied by Beauty Box, which moved into a mini mall across the street. ... Read More »