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Daily Archives: January 19, 2011

Folk singer Bob Lind to perform in Echo Park

Echo Park’s acoustic guitar shop The Fretted Frog will host a Wednesday night (Jan 19) performance by folk-rock singer and songwriter Bob Lind, whose songs have been recorded by more than 200 artists.  Donations will be accepted at door for the 8 p.m. concert, and Lind’s ... Read More »

What was that red flash across the sky?

Echo Park resident Sean Lambert, who lives on Quintero Street near Sunset Boulevard, was using his iPhone to capture a scene of the downtown skyline at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday when a red flash streaked across the sky. Lambert is not sure what it was but ... Read More »

Neighborhood council votes to tighten voting rules

Echo Park resident David Rockello was the subject of an L.A Times Opinion page story last month after he was elected president of the Rampart Village Neighborhood Council even though he does not live or work in the neighborhood. Rockello, who also serves on the Echo ... Read More »

Vintage Woes: Where are those frosted flame tips?

The normally routine task of replacing a light bulb for old fixtures has turned complicated for The Eastsider. Visits to the usual suspects – Home Depot, Target and Do It Best Hardware in Highland Park – have failed to turn up a frosted flame tip bulb ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog & beyond: Public asked to help find driver involved in Echo Park traffic accident. Eastside 911 Read More »

Public asked to help find driver in Echo Park accident

A woman riding her motorcycle through Echo Park last night suffered cracked ribs and bruises after her bike struck a car that turned left in front of her at Allesandro and Baxter streets.  The car, described as a black BMW sedan with tinted windows, ran a ... Read More »

New discount store opening in Echo Park

The Epack Family Store closed in December after more than a decade of selling low-priced clothes in Echo Park. The Epack space,  located on a busy stretch of Sunset Boulevard near Echo Park Avenue, won’t be staying vacant long, however.  New merchandise and shelving is already ... Read More »

There will be no more playing around for this LAPD captain

Crime across much of the LAPD’s Northeast Division, which stretches from Echo Park and Silver Lake to Eagle Rock and Highland Park, tumbled in 2010, reports Capt. William Murphy in his most recent email newsletter. Unfortunately, Murphy also took a tumble last year when he busted ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Winter bloom, Silver Lake | Photo by Diane Edwardson Councilman Huizar defends his lists. L.A. Times Stairway tourists travel through Silver Lake. Doves Today (h/t Corralitas Red Car Property) L.A. Unified on the hook for $10 billion in employee health care benefits. Daily News Echo Park ... Read More »