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Daily Archives: November 1, 2010

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. City schedules zoning hearing to review request by Echo Park’s Rodeo Mexican Grill to serve full line of alcoholic beverages. Office of Zoning  Administration Elysian Heights school wants your Fresh & Easy receipts. School Yard Read More »

Day of the Dead decorating tips

Día de Los Muertos is not exactly a mainstream American holiday – yet. But with Day of the Dead altars popping up everywhere, from elementary school hallways to the waiting room of an Echo Park therapist’s office* (pictured above), it might be a good idea to ... Read More »

Green magnet program to sprout at King Middle School

The Los Feliz Ledger reports that  Thomas Starr King Middle School, which draws students for Echo Park and Silver Lake, will start a new magnet program focused on sustainability and the environment.  The environmental studies magnet is expected to grow to as many as 420 students, ... Read More »

Elysian Heights school wants your Fresh & Easy receipts

A neighborhood support group for Elysian Heights Elementary has distributed boxes in several Echo Park businesses to collect Fresh & Easy store receipts that can help raise money for the school.  A representative of the group explains how it works: “Elysian Heights is participating in Fresh ... Read More »

Echo Park townhouses redesigned with underwear in mind

The drawings and banner for a pair of townhouses now rising near Echo Park Lake have featured walls of glass overlooking Echo Park Avenue. But, as construction has progressed, its clear those townhouses (pictured above) on the sloping lot will have a less revealing look. Instead ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

Boyle Heights jack-o-lantern | Photo by Jesse Saucedo Mother and 10-day-old baby die after truck drives into Boyle Heights home. CBS2 At home in Highland Park with drag queen Jackie Beat. L.A. Times Halloween greetings from “Echo ‘arque.”  Chicken Corner Happening Today: Día de los Muertos ... Read More »