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Daily Archives: December 19, 2011

First Street Bridge reopens – finally

City officials will gather on the First Street Bridge – one of the Los Angeles River spans linking Boyle Heights to downtown Los Angeles – on Tuesday morning to celebrate the reopening of the structure following a widening project  that took longer and cost more than ... Read More »

Activists challenge LAPD plans for old Rampart station

Earlier this month a group of activist pitched tents in front of the former Rampart police station in Historic Filipinotown as part of “Reclaim Rampart,” an effort to turn the empty and boarded up facility into either a community center, affordable housing – even a community ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Vintage paint & El Camino, Eagle Rock | Photo by Britta Gustafson/Flickr A 10-mile Echo Park-to-Pasadena urban hike in pictures.  Oranges & Avocados Three minors arrested for burglarizing Boyle Heights nonprofit that works with at-risk youth; one of the suspects included a client of the agency. ... Read More »