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Daily Archives: August 18, 2010

Reports of shots fired in Highland Park *

An LAPD helicopter was in the air after Highland Park residents reporting hearing shots fired shortly before 10 P.M. near Monte Vista Street near Avenue 52 or 53.  “Just heard gun shots. Copter already there. Looks like Avenue 52 and Monte Vista area,” said one resident ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Updated during the day. Reports of shots fired Wednesday night in Highland Park. Eastside 911 Echo Park’s acoustic guitar shop the Fretted Frog is signing up performers for open-mic nights. Fretted Frog Update on Echo ... Read More »

A different approach to affordable housing *

Plans to build a towering, 56-unit affordable housing project on Eagle Rock Boulevard on the edge of Glassell Park have met with opposition and criticism from some residents. But the same developer, Women Organizing Resources Knowledge and Services (WORKS), has won wide spread praise for an ... Read More »

Update on Echo Park weekend shootings

Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart Division has some more details regarding two separate weekend shootings in Echo Park  that left two people injured. Sunday shooting in the 7-Eleven parking lot: This crime is being investigated by the Rampart Homicide Unit and the Crimes Against Persons ... Read More »

A DIY economic stimulus plan for Eagle Rock

How bad is business? After Amazon Drops, an organic skin products shop, opened an Eagle Rock store in early June, the owners watched as no one bothered to step inside the Colorado Boulevard storefront for three consecutive days. “It was a very sobering experience and a ... Read More »

Thin is in when it comes to new Echo Park homes

The city’s will hold a public hearing today to review a developer’s request to carve up a single Echo Park  lot in order to build eight separate homes – each less than 20-feet wide. The developer, Echo Park LLC, is seeking to build the three-story homes ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock & Echo Park

La Soledad (Our Lady of Solitude) | East Los Angeles Oxy College professor receives $500,000 science grant. Occidental College How much would you pay to tour Shepard Fairey’s Echo Park studio? Daily Dujour City to consider leasing out public parking garages to raise cash. The Informer ... Read More »