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Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Lost in Echo Park: Lost grey striped tabby cat

Malone is missing!!! He is a 1 year old tabby, smallish, grey with stripes. Very friendly, wants to eat your people food. We live in Echo Park at Morton & Lucretia. He has gotten out of his collar, but is microchipped. We have a cat door, so he comes and goes as he pleases, but he has been gone for ... Read More »

Jackie Robinson statue a hit with Dodger fans

The unveiling of a bronze statue honoring baseball legend Jackie Robinson at Dodger Stadium has generated widespread praise – and Instagram photos. Saturday’s dedication ceremony was attended by other Dodger baseball greats, including Don Newcombe and and Sandy Koufax, reports the L.A. Times. Robinson’s wife, 94-year-old Rachel Robinson, also attended the afternoon ceremony and received a standing ovation during  Saturday ... Read More »

The story of an Eagle Rock abortion rights activist in the days before Roe v. Wade

EAGLE ROCK — KPCC presents the story of Carol Downer, an Eagle Rock resident and long-time advocate of abortion rights. Haunted by the experience of having an abortion without an anesthetic,  Downer was involved in creating a secret network in the early 1970s to educate women about an abortion method called menstrual extraction. Downer and others considered menstrual extraction less traumatic ... Read More »