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Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

Beekeeping by moonlight

Russell Bates of the Backwards Beekeeper blog shares a photo of beekeeper named Roberta and a friend tending to a hive on an Elysian Valley rooftop. Roberta writes: “One of the best parts of LA beekeeping is that it can fit into the day before and ... Read More »

Gold Line riders facing 20 minute delays today *

Metro is blaming work on power lines in Highland Park for delays of up to 20 minutes that will last through the early evening. The transportation agency had earlier said it expected Gold Line rail service to return to normal by rush hour but now trains ... Read More »

Diesel-powered art

Ralph Hemphill opened the Hemphill Diesel Engineering School in Glassell Park more than 70 years ago to train workers on the ins and outs of the diesel engine. "1933 promises unprecedented growth in the new high-speed aviation, automotive and truck diesels," read an ad for the San Fernando Road school. "The demand for trained Diesel Engineers is bound to grow STILL GREATER." Read More »

Fire trucks for all occasions

Navigating the narrow and winding streets of the Eastside’s hilly neighborhoods pose a special challenge for fire fighters speeding to a brush or house fire.  That is why the declaration of a Red Flag alert on a hot and windy day would require all vehicles be ... Read More »

Suicide victim found along Echo Park street

The body of a 41-year-old man was found Sunday night in the 1500 block of Bellevue Avenue near the Hollywood Freeway after he apparently committed suicide by shooting himself in the head, police said. The persons  who spotted the body of Heyoseok Chang in the bushes ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Montecito Heights & Mt. Washington

Frank Glass & Grace Simon Memorial Sculpture, Elysian Park | Photo by Traveling Man/Flickr Documentary by Echo Park resident Carl Byker debuts on PBS tonight. L.A. Times Lindsay Lohan  feels “blessed” during visit to the Echo Park Dream Center.  USA Today LAPD Northeast Division warns residents ... Read More »