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Daily Archives: August 10, 2011

Silver Lake shooting victim near death*

* Clarification: The victim, Juan David Vasquez Loma,  is technically “brain dead”  but remains on life support until family members arrive from Mexico and a decision is made about organ donation, police said. “Clinically, he’s dead”  said homicide detective Larry Burcher with the Northeast Division said ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Residents gets a break on “No Parking” restrictions near Echo Park Lake construction zone. “No Parking” signs (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) are now being changed to “No Parking 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.” Echo ... Read More »

No room at the inn for Eastside guests? Try these options

The arrival of summer visitors leaves many Eastsiders in a quandary. Do you squeeze the guests into your already cramped, two-bedroom, one-bath bungalow or direct them to a comfortable but bland downtown hotel or a convenient but questionable motel along Sunset or Colorado boulevards?  The vacation ... Read More »

Punk? Folk? Psych? Paladino’s got your music covered

Paladino will play  the 321 Lounge at Taix in Echo Park on Thursday, Aug. 11 with a sound band member Adrienne Cohen describes as “psych/folk/country/punk” band. She offers more details via email: We are a new psych/folk/country/punk band offering an interesting slant on a lot of ... Read More »

Mother and daugher turn profanity into profit

What do you say to your mother when she proposes a business based on four-letter words? “I’m actually more conservative than my mom,” said Sarah Shannon of Echo Park.  “I was concerned about offending people.”  But after overcoming her initial concerns, Sarah Shannon, 29,  decided to ... Read More »

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park & Silver Lake

New growth from old stump, Elysian Park | Photo by Victoria Harding/Flickr Dodger Stadium beating suspects to be arraigned today; Bryan Stow becomes “more alert and responsive.”  ABC7 & L.A. Now Did you grow up in Echo Park? Now there’s a Facebook page for you. Facebook ... Read More »