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Daily Archives: October 5, 2010

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Updated throughout the day. Police activity in Echo Park tonight. Eastside 911 East L.A. residents get new utility poles – and a show. Eastsider Forums Distraction burglars strike in Silver Lake. Eastside 911 Read More »

Police activity in Echo Park *

Residents living near Echo Park and Montana avenues report the presence of at least half a dozen squad cars at about 7:30 PM as a police helicopter hovers overhead. One resident with a scanner said police have detained three out of four suspects in connection with ... Read More »

East L.A. residents get new utility poles and a show

East Los Angeles resident C.J. Salgado wrote this tribute to the utility workers – and their giant cranes – that installed new utility poles and equipment across East Los Angeles last month. During the month of September many residents in East L.A. awoke to find their ... Read More »

Distraction burglars strike in Silver Lake

Two men who posed as telephone company employees burglarized a home in the 1100 block of Hyperion Avenue near Sunset Boulevard late last week in what police said was a “distraction burglary.”  In an LAPD Community Alert, Senior Lead officers Al Polehonki and Lenny Davis provided ... Read More »

Echo Park reading list, circa 2005

The former Echo Park Newsstand, which was hauled off by the city earlier this year for permit violations, once served as a handy gauge of the neighborhood’s tastes and interests. Echo Park resident Steve Nereo snapped the above photo of the newsstand, located on Echo Park ... Read More »