Daily Archives: March 23, 2015
ECHO PARK -- The red-brick Del Mor apartment building - aka Grafton Lofts - serves as the retail hub of Echo Park Avenue, with its ground floor tenants selling everything from coffee and organic veggies to hair cuts and evening gowns. Now, one of those spaces, left vacant by shoe designer Beatrice Valencia, has come up for rent. But prepare to pay a big price for this small piece of Echo Park Avenue store frontage.
SILVER LAKE -- The standard, green-and-white "Dog Defecation Is To Be Immediately Removed By Owner" signs often get ignored at the Silver Lake and other dog parks. That's why a group of Silver Lake residents came up with the idea of making some new "creative dog etiquette" signs" to remind pet owners to pick up after their animals.
HIGHLAND PARK -- New York Times columnist Hector Tobar says that the gentrification of L.A. Latino neighborhoods like Highland Park, where his Mexican-American wife, Virgina Espino grew up, has helped end "decades of de facto racial segregation."
One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting; SUV careens off Boyle Heights freeway; living small in Mt. Washington
MORNING REPORT: The driver of a vehicle was shot dead near Altura Street and Eastlake Avenue in Lincoln Heights in what is believed to be a gang-related killing ... Three people were injured after a Mercedes SUV drove off the side of the 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights and hit a wall ... A contractor learns to live small in a 624-square-foot Mount Washington house