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Daily Archives: February 23, 2011

Shots fired reported near Echo Park Lake*

LAPD units were checking reports of shots fired near Echo Park Lake tonight.  Officers on the ground and a helicopter overhead were on the scene to determine if a shooting had taken place. “It’s still not clear what the outcome is,” said an officer at the ... Read More »

The Arroyo Seco Parkway as museum piece

The Arroyo Seco Parkway, commonly known as the Pasadena Freeway, today was honored with the opening of a museum-style exhibit, “Arroyo Seco Parkway:  Dawn of the Freeway Age.” It’s the first-time state highway builder Caltrans has showcased a freeway in an exhibit, said spokeswoman Judy Gish.  ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Echo Park group keeps up campaign to influence fate of new school. School Yard Man shot on MTA bus in Glassell Park.  L.A. Now Read More »

A monument in the making for Sunset Junction

Traffic swirls around a barren and cracked swath of asphalt at the corner where  Sunset and Santa Monica boulevards meet at Sanborn Avenue in Silver Lake.  Here, next to the Jiffy Lube and across from the Circus of Books in Sunset Junction, city officials have proposed ... Read More »

A man and his ukulele reunited

The Eastsider last November blogged about the Echo Park musician known as AM whose favorite ukulele was stolen while he was loading equipment into his car parked outside of his home. The Ohana CK-10 was not a particularly expensive instrument but it had accompanied AM on ... Read More »

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

Olive Motel, Silver Lake | Photo by Googiesque/Flickr Is Barbara Walters next? CBS Evening News visits Maria the goose at Echo Park Lake. Chicken Corner Suspected kidnapper arrested in Glassell Park following police chase. Daily News Former firefighter blames a “tweaker” for Eagle Rock killing. Daily ... Read More »