Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

A symbol of safety and support in Echo Park and Silver Lake

ECHO PARK — Melissa Newman and partner Salvador Avila spent Sunday walking through Echo Park and Silver Lake, handing out the new symbol of solidarity – safety pins – popular among those concerned about the election of Donald Trump as president. After Newman and Avila purchased more than 300 safety pins and a blue box at the Echo Park Walgreens, they ... Read More »

Eastside student walkouts planned today; a picnic and protest in Silver Lake; Silicon Valley stars say Trump supporters harassed them at Silver Lake bar; candidates seek to unseat Councilman O’Farrell

MORNING REPORT: Students from high schools in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles and El Sereno are planning to walk out of classes today and march on City Hall in the most recent anti-Trump demonstration .... About 500 people, mostly women, gathered at the Silver Lake Meadow on Sunday afternoon for a picnic and protest against Trump's presidential victory .... The co-stars of the HBO show Silicon Valley said they were harassed by a pair of Trump supporters at a Silver Lake bar Read More »