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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Echo Park is all wet*

Some traffic lights are out on Sunset Boulevard , storm drains are backing up and water is puddling up everywhere in Echo Park.  In addition to traffic signal problems, about 1,600 LADWP customers in Echo Park are without power. So, what else do you expect when it ... Read More »

Moms say Atwater park has gone to the dogs

Atwater Village park 2-15-2014 5-25-51 AM

There really is not much to Glenhurst Park – a swath of lawn, a few trees and benches and a playground squeezed into a small rectangle between homes in the southern edge Atwater Village. But it’s the only park in this part of the neighborhood and ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And East L.A.

East L.A.’s El-Haru Kuro builds a strong musical following with a Mexican-Brazilian-African beat. The history of Boyle Heights 123-year-old Breed Street School. Boyle Heights tagger shot while spray painting wall. Want to blog about neighborhood people, issues and meetings?  Send over a resume and writing samples ... Read More »

News & Notes From Echo Park And Silver Lake

The “Stonehenge” of Silver Lake. “Korean Modern” Silver Lake home hits the market at $1.89 million. “Safe Passage Program” targets alleyway near Echo Park school. The Eastsider welcomes Pop Physique as a new advertising sponsor. Read More »

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake says it’s been a busy morning at her hummingbird feeder. “I’ve had a nonstop stream of hummingbirds at my feeder all morning … seems they know rain is coming!” Hummingbirds seem to do fine in rain, according to a check on ... Read More »

Echo Park car fires continue with fourth blaze*

An arson investigator has been assigned to look into a series of recent car and rubbish fires in Echo Park, with the burned wreckage of a fourth vehicle reported this morning. Police were seen  inspecting what appeared to be a Toyota Tercel that burned in a ... Read More »