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Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

Lost: Echo Park cat named Stone*

Submitted by Sharps Arts Stone is a pretty big cat, perhaps only slightly overweight. Handsome as all get-out, of course. A true friend to our Laveta household (including his sister Pearl). He should have on his black collar with a sliver tag. A bit skiddish and just ... Read More »

City Council candidates count up contributions

The candidates seeking to replace termed out city councilmen Eric Garcetti and Ed Reyes in next year’s elections have raised nearly $800,000 in financial support so far, according to mid-year contribution figures complied by the city’s Ethics Commission. In the race for Reyes’ Council District 1 ... Read More »

Highland Park musician turns to MS Paint for DIY music videos

When it came to creating some eye-catching videos for his band, Highland Park musician Benjamin Louis Fried Cassorla – aka Cassorla – turned to the widely available but far from sophisticated Microsoft Paint graphics software that is found on Windows PCs. Like many Microsoft Windows users, ... Read More »

Apartment developer clears out the former Tower of Tagging

Demolition crews are busy clearing out the interior of a seven-story Sunset Boulevard officer tower as the developer prepares to turn the building located halfway between Echo Park and downtown into a 92-unit apartment complex Last November, developer Linear City announced it had purchased the former ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Highland Park

Sparkletts, Glasell Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Man stabbed to death in fight over woman in Boyle Heights. LAPD 77-year-old Highland Park driver faces vehicular manslaughter charges. Patch Atwater Village Neighborhood Council prepares to take candidate applications for October election.  AV News Note: The organization ... Read More »