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Daily Archives: March 11, 2010

Boyle Heights library to come out from behind bars

The metal fence encircling the Franklin Library in Boyle Heights is coming down, part of $175,0000 worth of improvements to the facility at First and Chicago streets. “I have long thought that the library’s large, fortress-like fence sent the wrong message to our community,” said Councilman ... Read More »

A busy morning on Echo Park Avenue

Echo Park residents awoke this morning not only to find the neighborhood gas station locked down by federal investigators but to an early morning traffic accident on Echo Park Avenue south of Armitage Street. The accident, which took place at about 7:30 A.M. in the 1800 ... Read More »

Silver Lake buzzing over leaf blowers

It’s been more than a decade since the city banned noisy and smelly gasoline-powered leaf blowers near homes after a contentious battle between residents and primarily Latino gardeners. But, at least in some sections of Silver Lake, the leaf blower issue has roared back to life, ... Read More »

Investigators shut down Echo Park gas station *

Motorists who pulled up to the fuel pumps at Magic Gas in Echo Park this morning encountered some unfamiliar faces: officers with the U.S. Secret Service and LAPD. The neighborhood station at Echo Park and Morton avenues was closed in what appeared to be an investigation ... Read More »