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Daily Archives: October 17, 2016

Man killed in Echo Park shooting [updated]

ECHO PARK — One person was shot tonight near Mohawk and Montana streets, police said. The victim was shot at about 9:30 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Sal Ramirez. He had no further information about the victim’s condition or the cause of the shooting. Police units remain at the scene. Update @ 10:52 p.m.: The victim, a male in his late ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Heights: 7 month old kitten

Very friendly, fluffy black kitten missing since Friday. She has a blue collar with little yellow fish and is microchipped, but no tag. Alessando/Loma Vista Place area. She is hard to keep indoors, and likes to visit neighbors/will go in and flop down almost anywhere. Hoping she is safe. We miss her. Have you seen her? Pictured with her brother/friend ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Brindle coat, Lab Mix

My roommate found this very sweet, brindle coated Labrador mix in Elysian Park on October 9. He had a new color with a tag on it still, as well as a new leash, when found. He has a very prominent limp, from some problem with his front left paw. He is house trained, and relatively well-behaved, but has an affinity ... Read More »

An “urban winery” prepares to celebrates 100 years in Lincoln Heights

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — It’s hard to imagine any business lasting more than 20 years in one place in Los Angeles. Let alone 100 years. Let alone a winery – near Downtown L.A. But San Antonio Winery is now preparing to celebrate a century of operations on Lamar Street, according to ABC7. Founded in 1917 by Santo Cambianica, an immigrant from northern Italy, ... Read More »

Silver Lake trades pizza for parking

SILVER LAKE —  Is Trader Joe’s expanding into the former Pizza Hut on Hyperion Avenue? Readers were asking after a Trader Joe’s sign went up above the now vacant pizza take-out, which shares a parking lot with the Silver Lake TJ’s.  But it looks like nothing new is moving into that empty building. Instead, a permit has been applied to ... Read More »

Pint-sized forest takes root in Elysian Park

ECHO PARK — Volunteers and city officials gathered in Elysian Park on Saturday morning to plant about 100 trees. It’s part of an effort to reforest the park, where hundreds of trees are dead and dying from drought and disease. However, it will be quite a while before the tiny trees – some only inches tall – will be big ... Read More »

Power out in East Hollywood; new farmers’ market opens in Boyle Heights; Occidental College seeking alcohol permits

An estimated 2,000 L.A. DWP customers in East Hollywood are without power this morning in the wake of rainy weather .... A new weekly Boyle Heights farmers' market with fresh produce and gourmet tamales has opened up in Hazard Park near Keck Hospital .... Occidental College is seeking city permission to sell and serve alcoholic beverages at eight locations on the Eagle Rock campus that host special events Read More »

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting

Submitted by Kelly Echo Park Improvement Association The Neighborhood Issues Committee meets every third Wednesday at 7:00 pm (unless otherwise notified) and is open to the public. The NIC meets to discuss in detail issues affecting the neighborhood so that we may provide the City of LA with recommendations on new businesses, land use issues and more! Stay tuned for ... Read More »