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Daily Archives: November 3, 2014

Homeless man takes over Echo Park stairway


ECHO PARK — The Clinton Street Stairway across from Echo Park Lake is often littered with broken beer bottles and trash despite ongoing clean ups and even a grass-roots restoration effort.  But conditions have worsened in the past month after a homeless man began to pile ... Read More »

Organic market plans to open Echo Park store this month


ECHO PARK —  Lassens, a grocery store chain specializing in organic foods  and vitamins,  plans to open the doors of its Echo Park store around Thanksgiving, a company official said today. “We’re almost there,” said David Downs, a company buyer, standing under the newly installed Lassens ... Read More »

Family and friends mourn Eagle Rock man killed in motorcycle crash


EAGLE ROCK -- Victor Chavez worked as a carpenter and welder but he was also incredible athlete and motorcyclist, according to his family. "He was good at everything he did," said his wife, Emily Dalton Chavez. But it was while riding his motorcycle earlier this month that Chavez collided with a car and died from his injuries only a few days shy of his 44th birthday. Read More »