Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

All Star Saturday in Echo Park: Pharrell, Billy Joel & Kid Cudi

ECHO PARK — A trio of stars — Pharrell, Billy Joel & Kid Cudi — attracted attention across Echo Park late this afternoon and tonight. Many Echo Park streets were gridlocked early this evening as tens of thousands of fans headed to Dodger Stadium to attend a Billy Joel concert (Pink and Axl Rose also joined in the performance). The ... Read More »

A different view of Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE —  The normally off-limits South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir was open to the public for a few hours today,  providing a sweeping view of the reservoir and surrounding hillsides that relatively few people have seen before.  But that could be changing soon. Today’s South Dam Open  House was held as the L.A. Department of Water & ... Read More »

Election Day coming up; $2 million grant to pay for riverside park plans; Silver Lake dam tour today

MORNING REPORT: Voters head to the polls on Tuesday, May 16 to decide whether incumbent Gil Cedillo or newcomer Joe Bray-Ali will represent Council District 1 .... A state agency has awarded $2 million to develop plans to turn a section of the former Taylor Yards rail yard into 41 acres of parkland and greenspace next to the L.A. River .... Council District 13 will host walking tours and present renderings today of a public pathway that would be created atop the South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir Read More »