Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Town Hall to Focus on Homeless Issues

Submitted the Echo Park Improvement Association Homeless issues can be wide-ranging for residents, business owners, the city and individuals facing or experiencing homelessness. We want to help the community understand what it takes to work with issues around homelessness, including how problems are dealt with, who does what and how the different actors need to connect with each other. The ... Read More »

Will aging millennials leave the Eastside behind?

A wave of gentrification and change has left many Eastside neighborhoods awash in craft beer, yoga mats and $1,500-a-month studio apartments.  But now there are signs that the millennials who descended on inner cities across the country as young twentysomethings will increasingly be looking to move on and out to (gasp!) the suburbs.  The shift comes as the economy improves ... Read More »

Homeless face overnight parking shortage; East Hollywood Scientology neighborhood goes for Trump; What new restaurant is coming to Figueroa?

MORNING REPORT: Homeless people living in their vehicles will be able to park on only about 10% of city streets during overnight hours as officials prepare to enforce a new restrictions beginning Feb. 6 .... The area around the Church of Scientology complex in East Hollywood was only one of seven precincts in the city that voted in favor of Donald Trump during the November presidential election .... A building permit has been issued to convert a store at 5638 N. Figueroa St. in Highland Park into a 1,769-square-foot restaurant Read More »