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Daily Archives: April 9, 2015

Silver Lake follows a new path

Photo by Dan Gershon

SILVER LAKE — The construction of a new water pipeline means that joggers and walkers – as well as motorists – have to adjust to detours next to the Silver Lake and Ivanhoe reservoirs. Dan Gershon snapped photos this week of the temporary new walking path, ... Read More »

When Lincoln Heights was a haven and hiding place for pregnant girls

The former Florence Crittenton Home on Avenue 33 | Nathan Solis

LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- In a different era, maternity homes served two purposes – to nurture unmarried, pregnant girls and to hide them. That was the case with the Booth Maternity Group Home for Unwed Mothers and the Florence Crittenton Home, which operated for decades only a few blocks apart when Lincoln Heights was a refuge for frightened girls and their children.