Daily Archives: December 7, 2016

Car flips over on Echo Park Avenue

ECHO PARK — Firefighters were at the scene of a crash this afternoon that left a car upside down in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue. Chris Reynolds sent in a photo of the scene at about 2:30 p.m. No word  on what caused the crash or if there were any injuries. More Echo Park stories Got a news tip or ... Read More »

Celebrate the holidays at this Saturday’s Echo Park Community Parade

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00 am, the annual Echo Park Community Parade will make its way along Sunset Boulevard between Vin Scully Avenue and Park Avenue. Thousands of residents from Echo Park and surrounding neighborhoods sit along Sunset Boulevard to welcome Santa Claus and celebrate the holiday season with over 50 parade entries. Read More »

Goodbye Echo Park bungalows, hello new 3-story homes

ECHO PARK – A cluster of classic, Spanish-Revival style bungalows on Echo Park Avenue could be demolished to make way for as many as a dozen new homes, according to city records. An application filed by the developer with the Planning Department seeks permission to carve up the property at 1456 Echo Park Avenue to build up to 12 single-family ... Read More »

YouTube star pays $100,000+ over asking for Glassell Park home; “Financing District” could raise millions for L.A. River revitalization

MORNING REPORT: YouTube celebrity and podcaster Grace Helbig has purchased a renovated, 3-bedroom home in Glassell Park for $915,000 - more than $100,000 over the asking price ....An estimated $50 million a year in property tax revenue could be raised to help revitalize the L.A. River through the creation of a "financing district" proposed by Councilman Mitch O'Farrell Read More »