Daily Archives: January 18, 2017

Purple bus and other live-in vehicles face eviction from Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK -- Two and a half years ago, B.J. Dini and Simon Johnson first parked their bus by Echo Park Lake and set up shop for meditation, tarot readings and birth charts. The bus has since been painted purple, spawning a Facebook presence called The Purple Party, which welcomes people from across the political spectrum. But the purple bus might soon have to find a new place to park. Read More »

Warehouse burns in Boyle Heights; candidates say “no” to developer contributions; One Day at a Time moves to Echo Park

MORNING REPORT: Firefighters put out a large fire that broke out Tuesday night in a Boyle Heights warehouse .... The remake of One Day at a Time, the Norman Lear sitcom features a Cuban-American family who call Echo Park home .... Several candidates running in the March 7 city election have said they won't take contributions from real estate developers, including at least two contenders in the Council District 13 race Read More »