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Daily Archives: April 6, 2012

A view of Good Friday from the top of Lincoln Heights

Artree Maharajh took the above shot of the city sprawl and downtown skyline from the grassy hills above Lincoln High school in a part of Lincoln Heights known as Happy Valley. “Beautiful day today on Good Friday,” said  Maharajh . “Went up to the top up ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: PETA to stage Chicken McNugget protest at Echo Park McDonald’s. L.A. Weekly Police investigating the death of a man whose burned body was found in a Hermon Park this morning. Patch Read More »

Proposed Farmers Field freeway lane leads to Echo Park*

View Farmers Field Freeway Lane in a larger map The proposed Farmers Field football stadium would be constructed more than two miles south of Echo Park next to Staples Center. But the 72,000-seat stadium at the south end of downtown would have a more immediate impact ... Read More »

Man commits suicide in Atwater Village

A distraught Atwater Village man fatally shot himself  Thursday night, prompting police to close off nearby streets during an investigation.  The man shot himself in the head after talking with another  family member, said Capt. William Murphy with the LAPD Northeast Division.  “This is a coroner ... Read More »

Bulldozers mow down Echo Park gas station gallery

The former Echo Park gas station that was turned into  an unofficial street art gallery was bulldozed this week.  The bulldozer and wrecking crew arrived on Tuesday and the station at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Portia Street had been scraped to the ground by ... Read More »