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Daily Archives: May 3, 2013

Echo Park pre-hipster artifact up for sale

chicken corner

The crossroads of Echo Park Avenue, Delta Street and Morton Avenue was known to many residents as Chicken Corner, a reference to the barnyard animals to be found at the former empty lot now occupied by condos. The chicken theme spread to a chicken mural on ... Read More »

Glassell Park trash can on the mend

Sooner or later your city-issued trash and recycling bins will crack and break, leaving you to request and wait for a new plastic container.  But apparently a thrifty person who knows how to sew  took it upon themselves to repair a damaged black trash can in ... Read More »

East L.A. shootings leave two dead and one injured


Two separate shootings over night in East Los Angeles left two men dead and one injured, according to the L.A. Sheriffs Department. The first shooting took place Thursday  at about 11:30 p.m. in the Nueva Maravilla public housing project, where one male victim was pronounced dead ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Highland Park And Silver Lake

Highland Park council votes against supporting bike lanes on Figueroa. Suspect killed in Boyle Heights standoff with police identified as 35-year-old Edward Ramirez. City Council John Choi and Gill Cedillo back each other’s campaign efforts. Three violent crimes in a week puts Silver Lake on Crime ... Read More »