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Daily Archives: August 28, 2013

City Council votes to lift ban on murals

Today’s vote not only lifts a decade-long ban on murals but also creates a new process that is intended to make it easier for artists and property owners to create public art in business and industrial areas.  Today’s council action also opens the door to murals ... Read More »

Silver Lake South? Developers discover Temple Street

3221 Temple Elevation HQ

When home and apartment hunters can’t find what they like or afford in Echo Park and Silver Lake,  some head south to look for more options. Now, it seems developers are doing the same.  Sharp Capital, for example, said it plans to break ground on a 67-unit ... Read More »

Few traffic solutions in sight for a Silver Lake street

After the city eliminated a traffic lane in each direction on Rowena Avenue earlier this year, some Silver Lake residents blamed the so called “road diet”  for increasing congestion, speeding and reckless driving  on nearby Waverly Drive and other side streets.  On  Tuesday, city officials met ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park and Highland Park

Industrial Boyle Heights along Mission Road LoBo 1-26-2013 4-05-24 AM

Highland Park preservation group starts petition to save Googie-style supermarket. Lunchtime Traffic Alert:  LAPD warns of delays on the 5, 110, 101 & Sunset Boulevard ahead of today’s 12:10 pm Dodgers vs Cubs game The Eastsider thanks Antonio Castillo of Garvanza for supporting the blog by ... Read More »

Echo Park council witholds support for gang injunction

The Echo Park neighborhood council Tuesday night voted “not to support” the proposed Echo Park area gang injunction and to play “an active role in developing positive solutions to the problems that exist in the community.” The governing board of the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood ... Read More »