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Daily Archives: April 1, 2011

Residents recover a gun during an Atwater police pursuit*

Atwater Village residents recovered a gun tossed out of a vehicle during a police pursuit tonight that lead LAPD officers to cordon off several blocks as they searched for suspects. Officers detained but  later released several individuals. However, a  vehicle was impounded and officers recovered a ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Echo Park hosts a pair of events this weekend that explores the work  and impact generated by an arts movement that emerged in New York during the 1970s and 1980s. On Saturday night, Subliminal Projects hosts an opening reception for “Art, Access & Decay: New York ... Read More »

New spires rise above Echo Park

The skyline of Echo Park is dotted with numerous church bell towers, steeples and, of course, the silver dome and neon cross atop Angelus Temple overlooking Echo Park Lake.  Now, Echo Park’s religious landscape has added a trio of narrow steeples that rise above the newly ... Read More »

Silver Lake Meadow to open Saturday *

After a decade of planning and debate, three acres of parkland next to the Silver Lake reservoirs will open to the public on Saturday afternoon.   The “soft opening,”  which includes a noontime ceremony featuring  councilmen Eric Garcetti and Tom LaBonge, will precede a official dedication later ... Read More »

Home builder takes over delayed Elysian Heights project

The neighbors of far north Elysian Heights have over the years managed to delay the development of a gently sloping hillside shaded by a forest of towering eucalptuts and oak trees.  The weak economy and real estate market have also worked at keeping the bulldozers at ... Read More »