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Daily Archives: June 6, 2012

Family struggles to keep former El Sereno movie house

The former Mazatlan Theatre in El Sereno has seen better days. The movie house on Eastern Avenue near Huntington Drive has not screened a movie in decades. The marquis on the front of the Art-Deco style building is often blank, and the light bulbs are missing ... Read More »

Eastside knitters to make a point about foreclosure crises

The KnitRiot Collective, a group of mostly Eastside artists and crafters, have used their wool and fabric creations to attract attention to social causes and issues in a form of  street art called “yarn bombing.”  Last year for, example, they hung fabric dollar bills from the ... Read More »

Echo Park man at a loss about how to fight neighborhood crime

The section of Echo Park south of Temple Street is packed with homes and apartments within walking distance of the Echo Park Library, indoor municipal pool, recreation center and the playing fields and walking trails of Vista Hermosa Park.  Despite the many public amenities, this neighborhood ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Northeast L.A.

Agaves in Bloom, Highland Park | Photo by Susan Catherine/Flickr Jimmy Gomez and Luis Lopez head to runoff in 51st Assembly District race. Patch Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council takes a stand against high-density development.  Streetsblog L.A. Echo Park tennis courts to close for renovation. Council District ... Read More »