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Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

Silver Lake is seeing spots

With the help of a giant plastic stencil and gallons of Grape Green paint, more than a dozen of city workers this afternoon completed the decorative polka dot pattern on a block of Griffith Park Boulevard in Silver Lake. The day-long paint job, part of the ... Read More »

Green marks the spot of Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza*

Make that Lemon Grass green, the shade of paint now covering a block of Griffith Park Boulevard in Silver Lake.  City workers equipped with a paint sprayer and rollers spent about 2-1/2 hours this morning  colorizing the street, which is being turned into a pedestrian plaza ... Read More »

East L.A. skaters take to the air

The five-year-old  Belvedere Skatepark in East Los Angeles was busier – and nosier – than usual on Saturday during a competition and fundraiser. C.J. Salgado provided photos and details: Dozens of daring and talented youth and their families enjoyed watching fellow skateboarders launch into aerial maneuvers ... Read More »

Triple Conjunction over Silver Lake

The moon, Jupiter and Venus put on a celestial show last night as they lined up in a grouping known as a Triple Conjunction.  Matt Hartman of Silver Lake took the above photo of the  Triple Conjunction  – Jupiter at the top, a faint crescent moon ... Read More »

One man injured in Echo Park drive-by shooting *

A male gang member has been shot near Echo Park Avenue and Fargo Street in Echo Park, according to preliminary police reports.  Sgt. Lisa Phillips with the Northeast Division said the victim suffered a gun shot to the stomach.  No further information was available on the ... Read More »