Daily Archives: December 5, 2016

When will the Echo Park Lake fountain be fixed?

ECHO PARK — The three jets of water that shoot out of the middle of Echo Park Lake have become a neighborhood landmark since they were installed during the 1984 Olympics. But in recent weeks, park goers and passersby have noticed that the fountain has been running only half as high as normal. One the formerly graceful geyers now resembles ... Read More »

Holiday season and Santa roll into Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  Sunny skies and cool weather made for perfect parade watching on Sunday afternoon as The 72nd Annual Northeast L.A. Christmas Parade made its way down Figueroa Street.  Bands, cowboys, dancers, cyclists, drill teams, girl scout troops, politicians and, of course, Santa, entertained parade watchers. Photographer Daniel Nerio was on hand to capture scenes of the event. More Highland ... Read More »

Gomez in, Huizar out of Eastside congressional race; patient records breached at Boyle Heights hospital; blaze breaks out in Echo Park attic

State Assemblyman and Eagle Rock resident Jimmy Gomez said he will run to replace Congressman Xavier Becerra, who has been nominated to become the state’s Attorney General, reports the L.A. Times. Meanwhile, 14th District Councilman Jose Huizar of Boyle Heights decided against entering the race. “After careful consideration and much discussion with my wife Richelle and family, we have decided ... Read More »