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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The Lummis Day Festival is still more than a month way. But on Saturday night, the organizers of the festival will be holding a benefit featuring food, wine, live music and a silent auction at the historic Lummis House (pictured above) in Highland Park. Also happening ... Read More »

Plan ahead for May Day marches

Saturday expects to find at least 100,000 people marching through downtown as part May Day rallies and protests in support of immigrant rights. Another rally is planned for Westwood. “Although nothing is planned for MacArthur Park, a traditional rallying point, spontaneous gatherings may occur, as well ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

Learn espresso making and latte art the Intelligentsia way. Glassell Park Alias Books East opens Saturday. Atwater Village 15% off all vintage art this weekend at Feeding Birds boutique. Echo Park Vegan cheese made from nuts now on sale at Figueroa Produce (h/t 90042.org). Highland Park ... Read More »

Escape from the Sunset Boulevard bar crawl

Many Echo Park residents who live near the neighborhood’s strip of Sunset Boulevard bars and night spots have been complaining about rowdy and drunken bar and club goers. Apparently the scene has also worn thin with some of the patrons themselves. Los Angeles Times restaurant and ... Read More »

A day of violence across Highland Park and Cypress Park *

An additional 30 police officers are expected to be deployed across Northeast Los Angeles following two recent gang-related killings in Cypress Park and Highland Park that ended a months-long period without deadly violence. Capt. William Murphy of the Northeast Division said today in an email newsletter ... Read More »

State bullet train might take a detour under Dodger Stadium

The plans to build a high speed rail line near the Los Angeles River and through Cypress Park and Glassell Park has drawn opposition from river advocates, including Councilman Ed Reyes. So, after several years of lobbying federal officials and state railway builders, engineers involved in ... Read More »

Should LAPD crime newsletter be colorblind?


The frequent email newsletters sent out by Capt. William Murphy of the Northeast LAPD Division usually includes a run down of recent statistics and major crimes in his division, which stretches from Silver Lake and Echo Park to Eagle Rock and Highland Park. In February, Murphy ... Read More »

Name that neighborhood council slate

Another round of elections is scheduled on Thursday for six Eastside neighborhood councils that cover communities from Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights to Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Most of the vote seekers will emerge victorious since there is only one neighborhood council – Lincoln Heights ... Read More »

Gunshots that leave no victims but trigger fear

The sounds of bullets flying that were heard last week near Echo Park Avenue and Avalon Street ended in a familiar way – not with a bleeding body but a mystery. Police arrived at the scene of the Echo Park shooting last Tuesday night to find ... Read More »

Echo Park neighborhood council goes missing in action

The Echo Park neighborhood council earlier this year held a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its new office and community space behind the Bank of America. That grand opening appears to be the group’s last burst of activity because the neighborhood council’s Board ... Read More »

New big wheel rolls into Silver Lake

The hillside that rises behind the ARCO station at Fletcher and Riverside drives is home to an array of concrete block foundations – a city historic landmark – that once supported a Red Car street car line bridge that crossed over the intersection. In recent weeks, ... Read More »

Deadly violence returns to LAPD Northeast Division

A shooting in Cypress Park early Sunday morning left one man dead, ending a nearly four-month long period when no homicides were reported in the LAPD Northeast Division. The shooting in the 600 block of Romulo Street on Sunday at about 1 AM also left two ... Read More »