News & Notes from Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Laveta Terrace Palms, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein

  • L.A. Unified prepares to wipe out after-school programs for 50,000 students. Daily News
  • The Echo Park man who brought you Hipsters Who Heart Hip-Hop builds a career as a hip hop and rap party promoter.  West Coast Sound
  • City investigates Highland Park landlord who carved up a house into 14 rental units. L.A. Times
  • Echo Park’s Brite Spot to go alfresco. LAist
  • Last call for The Other Side piano bar in Silver Lake.  West Coast Sound
  • Highland Park gallery director curates show at Boyle Heights violence intervention center. Patch
  • Cal State L.A. professor named new dean of Loyola Marymount University’s College of Fine Arts & Communications.   Daily News
  • Live south of Sunset Boulevard? The LAPD Rampart Division invites residents to visit their  Facebook page and sign up for their Twitter feed.
  • Happening Today: Echo Park United Against Hate Crimes Town Hall; Echo Park neighborhood council meeting; Origami-Record Club L.A. Save the Date


  1. Wiping out after school programs ? When crime rises, don’t be surprised.

  2. Nice geoengineered shot.

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