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Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

CHP pursuit ends in Echo Park

CHP units pursued a vehicle through Echo Park tonight as it sped northbound on Glendale Boulevard. Early reports indicate the pursuit may have ended at about 10: 30 p.m.  in the intersection of Glendale Boulevard and Alvarado Street, where the CHP has asked LAPD to help ... Read More »

Looming large over Echo Park

A 100-foot high crane towering over the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Park Avenue has temporarily joined the Echo Park skyline, swinging construction materials over the site of the $10 million Parkview Living senior apartments.  The nearly block-long, 75-unit retirement complex is scheduled to be completed ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Construction picks up at Echo Park’s Red Hill. Shopper & Diner Lost: Guitar amps stolen in Echo Park. Eastsider Forums Read More »

Update: Construction work picks up at Echo Park’s Red Hill

The conversion of the former Phoenix Bakery in Echo Park into a “neo-American diner” called Red Hill seemed to come to a standstill in recent months. Owner Jason Michaud, who also owns Silver Lake’s Local restaurant, spent three months wrangling with the city and property owners ... Read More »

Lost: Guitar amps stolen in Echo Park

Someone took Jim Lang’s guitar amps last weekend and now he wants them back: I had a couple of guitar amplifiers stolen out of my place at Allesandro and Whitmore on Sunday the 24th- A Fender Pro Junior and a Marshall Valvestate 50. They were taken ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Heritage Square in Montecito Heights concludes its outdoor Silent & Classic Movie Nights on Saturday with the screening of  “Kiss Me Deadly,” a 1955 film noir classic staring Ralph Meeker as detective Mike Hammer and featuring scenes set across downtown and Bunker Hill.  In other upcoming ... Read More »

Evening gunfire but no injuries reported Echo Park

Police said there were no reports of injuries in Echo Park on Thursday night after a resident reported hearing multiple gun shot blasts near Alvarado and Reservoir streets. A resident named Jennifer said she heard four gunshots at about 10:30 p.m.: There were three blasts, a ... Read More »

Burned body discovered in Cypress Park alley

Authorities this morning were investigating the discovery of a charred corpse found near an Cypress alley. The body was discovered after firefighters extinguished a trash fire at about 2:15 a.m. near Figueroa Street and Avenue 28, according to KTLA.  Officials were still trying to determine the ... Read More »