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Daily Archives: March 1, 2016

Dodgers Opening Day Community Forum


Submitted by The Echo Park Improvement Association The Dodgers Opening Day game is scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 at 1:10 pm. Opening Day always brings a lot of stress to the neighborhood. The EPIA has invited representatives from the Dodgers, LAPD, LADOT, Park Rangers, Select Patrol ... Read More »

Is it Club Tee Gee or Club Tee Yee?

That's a "G", not a "Y"

ATWATER VILLAGE  — The name of the dive bar owned by Betty Bartlotta, who passed away last week, is Club Tee Gee. That may come as a surprise to the people who have assumed that the name of the place was Club Tee Yee (“Yee” instead ... Read More »

Celebration turns to concern over Flat Top open space

Flat Top hill | Montecito Heights

Neighborhood activists were victorious in 2014 when they blocked a real estate development on a hill named Flat Top,  preserving the hilltop between Montecito Heights and Lincoln Heights as open space. Within a few months, however,  complaints started cropping up that Northeast Trees, the environmental group that ... Read More »

Who is Silver Lake’s selfie woman?

silver lake selfie 1

SILVER LAKE — Stuck in slow moving traffic on the 5 Freeway, Eder Paz had time to notice the surroundings when the “weird artistic statue-thing” came into view near Riverside and Fletcher drives. There, mounted near the top of a large retaining wall was a sculpture of ... Read More »

13-year-old goes missing in Boyle Heights; Leonardo DiCaprio is from East L.A.?

City Hall view from Elysian Park | Timothy Swop

MORNING REPORT: Police are asking the public for help to find a 13-year-old boy who went missing last Friday in Boyle Heights .... Leonardo DiCaprio said he grew up in a "very rough neighborhood" in East Los Angeles during an Academy Award, red carpet interview. But others are taking issue with that, noting that the Oscar-winning actor lived in Echo Park and East Hollywood - not East L.A. Read More »