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Daily Archives: April 23, 2015

Hanging out at the Silver Lake Reservoir

SILVER LAKE -- A possum turned the chain link fence around the Silver Lake Reservoir into a climbing wall this morning. Amy Seidenwurm took some photos as the possum scaled the fence but then there was trouble - it appeared to get stuck at the top and could not come down, prompting a possum rescue. Animal control officers were called and brought the possum back down, Seidenwurm said.

Dorris Place Elementary

Elysian Valley wants recycled water pipe put someplace else

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- A proposal to build a two-mile-long pipeline to bring and irrigate Elysian Park with recycled water seems like a good idea in a time of severe drought. Installing that pipeline, however, would require digging up the streets of Elysian Valley as well as the popular L.A. River path, triggering opposition among residents, some of whom want the pipe rerouted to avoid the "mess" of construction.

Gold Line trains halted in Highland Park; living in the shadow of an Echo Park small-lot project; actor wins praise for playing a chimp in an Atwater theater

MORNING REPORT: Metro halted Gold Line trains service between the Filmore and Southwest Museum stations this morning to repair damaged overhead wires in South Pasadena. Buses were being used to transport passengers on that portion of the line ... A former "House of Cards" actor passes on a TV pilot to play a chimpanzee in an Atwater play. L.A. Times

RiverPark is making a big splash

With Phase One already 50% sold, response to the new model homes at RiverPark — open daily from 10 am to 6 pm — has been extremely enthusiastic! Consumers appreciate how spacious, airy and livable these single-family detached and paired homes feel, with easy entertainment flow and high-caliber finishes throughout. Read More »