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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Police searching for car thief in Echo Park*

Officers on the ground backed up by an LAPD helicopter are searching for a suspected car thief who bailed out of his vehicle near Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street. An officer with the Rampart Division said the search, which began shortly after 9:30 p.m.,  is focused ... Read More »

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News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Echo Park school holds Jog-A-Thon to support healthy lifestyles. School Yard Designer sample sale to benefit Silver Lake school. School Yard Read More »

Designer sample sale to benefit Silver Lake school

Supporters of Ivanhoe Elementary will turn a section of the Silver Lake school into a high-end fashion boutique to help raise funds for the school. The Fabulous Multi-Designer Sample Sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 1 & 2, with a portion of all ... Read More »

Silver Lake’s Driftwood store floats into Echo Park

After being open  2-1/2 years at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Sanborn Avenue in Silver Lake, Driftwood, an apparel and housewares shop, closed last year after the adjacent Cafe Stella expanded and took over the Sunset Junction space.  Owner David Browne looked at several locations ... Read More »

Belmont High prepares to disband its marching band

Belmont High Marching Band performs at 2004 competition. The Belmont High Marching Band once boasted more than 100 players and had over the decades taken top honors at citywide and state competitions. The school, which serves Echo Park, Historic Filipinotown and surrounding neighborhoods, was filled with ... Read More »

Giant home builder makes its Eagle Rock debut

The “Grand Opening” signs are up and the banners are waving outside of Mosaic, an 18-home Eagle Rock development being constructed by national home building giant Pulte Homes. Most of the new homes that have been built in Eagle Rock – and across much of the ... Read More »

Burglars break into Echo Park Lake boathouse

The 80-year-old Echo Park Lake Boathouse recently underwent a $1.3 million renovation. But the extensive project – which included new electrical systems, plumbing and other structural and cosmetic repairs – apparently did not include the installation of a burglar alarm. On Tuesday morning. workers returning from ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Police looking for Silver Lake burglar posing as deliveryman. Eastside 911 Youth and graffiti-clean up group holds tw0-day rummage sale. Save the Date Read More »