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Daily Archives: June 15, 2011

Unsafe (but still eye catching) at any speed

Martha Benedict snapped the above photo of a Corvair – one of the models featured in Ralph Nader’s 1965 book on the dangers of the American automobile – with a colorful paint job (and flat tire) in Montecito Heights. “It’s great to see this gorgeous Corvair, ... Read More »

Buyers emerge for Eagle Rock & Echo Park eyesores*

A pair of failed housing projects in Eagle Rock and Echo Park that have sat uncompleted for several years appear closer to finally being finished.  A Texas home builder has purchased the 36-unit Echo Park Townhomes, which neighbors will recognize as the weedy lot filled with ... Read More »

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park & Highland Park

Video box, Boyle Heights | Photo by eyetwist/Flickr L.A. school menus will drop corn dogs and chicken nuggets to make way for sushi and spinach tortellini. L.A. Now Another chicken nugget-free menu: Highland Park vegan drive-thru to feature vegan carnitas. Patch More drive-thru news: Car flips ... Read More »