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Daily Archives: March 4, 2010

Man arrested in connection with attempted Echo Park rape

Police earlier this week arrested a man suspected of trying to rape a woman after breaking into her Court Street apartment in the southern edge of Echo Park apartment on February 25. The suspect, Britt Dixon, 26, was arrested without incident near Sunset Boulevard and Benton ... Read More »

Save the Date for poems of heartbreak and songs of hope

Abel Salas, publisher of Brooklyn & Boyle, will be hosting An Evening of Broken Hearted Love Poems and Songs of Esperanza tonight at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park. Meanwhile, at Occidental College in Eagle Rock, those in love with the sounds of opera will have ... Read More »

Echo Park prepares for neighborhood council election season

Who would willingly subject themselves to serve on the neighborhood council for Echo Park? The residents who serve on the unpaid, advisory board have to sit through some unruly –albeit entertaining – meetings, fight off grievances and also rely on one of the most criticized city ... Read More »

Would a name change erase Drew Street’s violent image?

Drew Street in Glassell Park is named after the grandson of Andrew Glassell, a 19th century Los Angeles landowner whose family name was adopted by the neighborhood. The 2-1/2 block-long street, however, is better known for gang violence and massive police raids than its connection to ... Read More »