Daily Archives: December 14, 2016

Saint A’s Episcopal Church invites you to celebrate Christmas in Echo Park

The story of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus. Wonderful people, music, and food! Join us for the Holiday Season. St. Athanasius Episcopal Church, 840 Echo Park Ave, across from the boathouse at Echo Park. For more information, go to www.sainta.la  or call 213-482-2040. Event info or to volunteer: 818-626-0952. Sundays Dec 11, 18, 25: ... Read More »

Who built the Silver Lake shrine?

SILVER LAKE — Anyone know the background of this colorful shrine in the 1800 block of Redesdale Avenue? Tucked into the hillside right off the the street, the shrine has been there in some form since 2011 based on Google Street view images but seems to have grown more elaborate in the past year. “No one seems to know who’s ... Read More »

Roundabout artwork will reflect the faces of Cypress Park

CYPRESS PARK — Drivers circling the still-under-construction roundabout near the Home Depot have noticed the arrival of giant crates and egg-shaped forms rising from the center of the dirt-filled traffic circle. What’s going on? Prepare yourself for the city’s newest  public artwork. The Riverside Roundabout artwork will consist of nine stone sculptures, ranging from 8- to 12-feet in height,  said a posting on ... Read More »

9-home project proposed for Silver Lake; L.A. Unified won’t be changing start of school year

MORNING REPORT: A developer has filed a request with the Planning Department to subdivide 738 N. Parkman Avenue in Silver Lake to build 9 single-family homes under the city's small-lot development ordinance .... The L.A. school board has decided not to move the start of the school year closer to Labor Day in response to complaints that the current schedule interrupted family vacations and forced students to study in hot classrooms Read More »

Posadas at Saint A’s Episcopal Church, Echo Park

Join us for Las Posadas, a Latin American tradition, on the nine nights before Christmas. It’s a pilgrimage that goes door to door asking for shelter, with Mary and Joseph leading the way. Dec. 16 through Dec. 23, each night at 7 pm. Walk with us, then enjoy a free dinner, piñatas and candy for the children. Come at least ... Read More »