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Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The Santa appearing on the Echo Park Community Parade poster looks a bit crazed. But let’s just assume that this Santa – drawn by seven-year-old Jesus Campos – is excited about Saturday’s holiday parade, which will send a long line of drill teams, bands, floats and ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Volunteers needed for El Sereno windstorm clean up. Bulletin Board Echo Park Farmer’s Market veggie voucher fundraiser. Bulletin Board Echo Park boutique sale & Los Feliz cupcake news. Eastside Mercado Read More »

Volunteers needed for El Sereno windstorm clean up

Submitted by Anthony Manzano: To address the thousands of palm fronds and tree branches that still litter El Sereno streets, we were able to secure from Sanitation large trucks to remove as much debris as possible on Saturday morning [Dec 10]. The office of Councilmember Jose ... Read More »

Food For Thought: Veggie Voucher Fundraiser

Submitted by The Echo Park Farmers’ Market: We hope you will join us for a very special Seasonal Supper Fundraiser at The Green Beacon Foundation to benefit our Veggie Voucher Program! The Veggie Voucher Program allows low-income shoppers to buy more fresh produce directly from local ... Read More »

Soul Cups Cupcakes returns to Say Cheese Cafe

Submitted by Soul Cups Just in time for the holidays — Soul Cups Cupcakes, the soulful yet organic and gluten-free cupcake catering company, featured on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars is back at Say Cheese Café, 2800 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027, Saturday, December 10, from ... Read More »

Will tearing down a handball court reduce Eagle Rock crime?

New surveillance cameras have been installed and additional security patrols have come and gone but crime, graffiti and illegal drug use remains a problem at the Yosemite Recreation Center in Eagle Rock.  What else can be done to improve safety? Some residents have proposed tearing down ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Lincoln Heights

Playplace, Silver Lake | Photo by Ryan Schude “Love Echo Park Lake” by not littering. Patch Former Boyle Heights resident says economic forces drove Jews out of neighborhood. L.A. Times DMV to add self-service kiosk to Lincoln Heights office. ABC7 Happening Today: Echo Park Film Center ... Read More »