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Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

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

L.A. River at -Glendale Hyperion bridge, Atwater | Photo by Kevin McCollister/Flickr The bike activist who wants to be 4th District Councilman: Stephen Box. L.A. Weekly Got a cardigan, suspenders and cotton boots? Then you have Echo Park street style. H&M Video Police union comes out ... Read More »

A taste for tacos might get Oxy students in trouble

A story in Occidental Weekly, Occidental College’s student newspaper, about a recent assault on the Eagle Rock campus also warns students about potential problems off campus. Campus safety director Holly Nieto advised students to stay away from the Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park, the southern end ... Read More »

Investors banking on Highland Park loft project

The  two-story brick  Arroyo Seco Bank Building in Highland Park was constructed in 1926, with customers entering off the corner of Figueroa Street  and York Boulevard between impressive columns and a doorway framed in bronze and glass.  However, with the exception of a Union Bank branch, ... Read More »

Street widening threatens Silver Lake palm trees

A row of skinny Mexican fan palms lines one side of Maltman Avenue as it climbs up from Sunset Boulevard, drawing the eye up a steep hill and becoming a defining feature of the narrow Silver Lake street.  Three of these decades-old palms are located in ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Highland Park

Evergreen Cemetery, Boyle Heights | Photo by Mark Peacock/Flickr Council District 14 candidates leave the drama behind at Eagle Rock debate. L.A. Now Active-duty Marine assaults Occidental College student on campus. Oxy Weekly Echo Park’s “Oh Darling” band cornering tween music market. Brand X Council District ... Read More »