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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bulletin Board: Become an Autry Docent!

Submitted by The Autry The Autry is currently looking for new volunteers to contribute to our amazing team. Those with an interest in learning about and sharing Western history and culture are encouraged to participate in this year’s docent training program. Join educators in exploring the ... Read More »

Permit parking spreads in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — More Echo Park streets might be getting permit parking. The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is recommending that overnight parking be prohibited on several streets east of Glendale Boulevard unless motorists have the required permits. The proposal to create of the neighborhood’s newest ... Read More »

Boyle Heights boy with cancer serves as K-9 deputy for the day; voters to decide fate of $1.2 billion homeless bond

Mt. Washington | Fanny Mac

MORNING REPORT: A 12-year-old Boyle Heights boy diagnosed with leukemia served as a K-9 deputy for a day with the L.A. Sheriff's Department .... The City Council decided to put a $1.2 billion bond measure before voters in November to pay for shelters, permanent housing and services for the homeless. The bond would be paid by property owners, who would pay an additional to $40 to $80 a year Read More »

Montecito Heights playground gets a colorful makeover


MONTECITO HEIGHTS — City officials will gather tomorrow at the Montecito Heights Recreation Center to show off the latest thing in playgrounds. The renovated playground features towers and equipment topped with colorful, translucent panels that double as outdoor art. It’s the first playground in the city, ... Read More »

Bulldozers headed for office and church complex near Echo Park


The new owners of the former Metropolitan Water District campus, located between Echo Park and Downtown, are planning to begin demolition work at the Sunset Boulevard complex, a portion of which was designed by noted L.A. architect William Pereira. A small blue demolition notice attached to a ... Read More »

Why did the Boyle Heights Victorian cross the road?

Courtesy ELACC

To avoid getting demolished. That’s the reason why the historic Peabody Werden House – aka The Blue House – will be moving from its location of 121 years to the other side of East 1st Street. There it will eventually be repaired and renovated to host ... Read More »