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Daily Archives: June 17, 2010

Tenant rights protesters march up Echo Park Avenue *

The early evening march was organized to protest Councilman Eric Garcetti’s decision to vote against  a proposed four-month freeze on rent increases.  The march – which included demonstrators banging on drums and holding posters of Garcetti with the word “traitor” in English and Spanish- was organized ... Read More »

You get what you pay for when a house costs $79,000

While home prices remain sharply below their peaks from a few years ago,  single-family homes priced below $100,000 still remain rare.  In the case of this $79,000 property in the City Terrace section of East Los Angeles,  a cracked and shifted foundation explains the low price.  ... Read More »

Paint my bus bench – please!

The backside of the bus bench outside of Adam Bray-Ali ‘s Highland Park office is a popular target for taggers. Bray-Ali is seeking some creative proposals for the back of that bench near Figueroa and Avenue 54 in hopes of keeping the taggers away: “After looking ... Read More »

Do you brake for tomatoes?

You should if they are growing in the middle of your driveway.  That’s the lesson learned by the Echo Park gardener who last year decided to grow veggies (pictured at top left) in the dirt strip that runs down the center of her  driveway. This year, ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, East LA, Echo Park & Silver Lake

The Madonnas of Echo Park makes Oprah’s Summer Reading List. Oprah Who is paying for Villaraigosa’s ticket to tonight’s Lakers-Celtics game? LA Observed Property tax proposed to support libraries. Daily News Eagle Rock round house.  Modernica Silver Lake hummingbird drama. [sic] One more day left to ... Read More »