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Bulletin Board: 2nd Annual Atwater Village Simplicity Sale

Submitted by the Northland Village Church This is the time of year to simplify. We gather stuff throughout the year that can clutter our lives. Come declutter with the community at the 2nd Annual Atwater Village Simplicity Sale. We’ll provide you with a 10 by 10 space on the balcony of the Revo Cafe and lots of buyers, and you ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Free tax preparation for working families

Submitted by East LA Community Corporation East LA Community Corporation in partnership with Pan American Bank and the Center for Asset Building Opportunities (CABO) is offering free tax preparation through the Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The service is to help working families in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles  save money by providing free income tax  ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Entrepreneur Training Program seeking applicants

Submitted by Search to Involve Pilipino Americans The Small Business Development Program at Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) is currently opening enrollment to all new and current small business owners for the upcoming Entrepreneur Training Program (ETP). The classes will be held Monday & Wednesday evenings @ 6:30pm beginning Monday, March 5 through Wednesday, March 28. Classes are held ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Occidental College seeking local voices for college chorus

Submitted by Occidental College Residents of Eagle Rock, Highland Park and other nearby neighborhoods who love to sing are invited to join the Occidental College Chorus.  This large ensemble is comprised of Occidental students, alumni, employees and local community members, and practice is every Monday night, 7:30-9:45 p.m. at Booth Hall on the College campus. The choir sings classical, gospel ... Read More »

Echo Park residents rethink Glendale Boulevard

Submitted by Josh Post WHAT: Urban planner James Rojas will lead the community in “Rethinking Glendale Blvd.,” a free interactive workshop to beautify a car-clogged corridor in the Echo Park neighborhood. Rojas invites adults and children to use colorful blocks and recycled objects to shape their visions toward a revitalized Glendale Boulevard.  The event is a collaborative effort between Rojas, community organizer Josh Post and Echo Park Patch.com. ... Read More »

Silver Lake photo program seeking mentors to work with young cancer patients

Information submitted by Pablove Shutterbugs The Pablove Shutterbugs program, which works with young cancer patients, is looking for photography instructors, mentors and other volunteers to help during their upcoming, eight-week program in Silver Lake. “Pablove Shutterbugs seeks to teach children living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography,” said Program Co-founder and Chairperson Catherine Berclaz. “We ... Read More »

Metrolink maintenance yard meeting to be held

Submitted by D. Edwardson Residents of Cypress Park and Elysian Valley concerned about pollution and noise from the Metrolink maintenance yard will have a follow up community meeting on January 25. See flyer below for details. Bulletin Board is a place where Eastsiders can post announcements, milestones & messages. Read More »

Volunteers needed for El Sereno windstorm clean up

Submitted by Anthony Manzano: To address the thousands of palm fronds and tree branches that still litter El Sereno streets, we were able to secure from Sanitation large trucks to remove as much debris as possible on Saturday morning [Dec 10]. The office of Councilmember Jose Huizar, the Department of Sanitation and a number of local volunteers will join to ... Read More »

Food For Thought: Veggie Voucher Fundraiser

Submitted by The Echo Park Farmers’ Market: We hope you will join us for a very special Seasonal Supper Fundraiser at The Green Beacon Foundation to benefit our Veggie Voucher Program! The Veggie Voucher Program allows low-income shoppers to buy more fresh produce directly from local farmers at the market by providing bonus coupons to spend on fresh fruits and ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Kids with cancer group holds Silver Lake blood drive

The Pablove Foundation of Silver Lake will hold a blood drive on  Nov. 30 to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  “We’re encouraging neighbors and supporters to sign up to donate between 10:00am and 3:00pm,” said Erin Smith with Pablolove. “Local favorite Pazzo Gelato has graciously agreed to provide one free scoop to all donors!” Bulletin Board is a place where ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: DIY Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Workshop

Submitted by Allison Fussell-Louie A free DIY Bicycle Repair and  Maintenance Workshop will be taught by home bike repair expert Jon Jandoc on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Arroyo Seco Branch Library in Highland Park. Learn the following skills (and more): Adjusting seatpost Lubing chain Fixing a flat tire Changing brake pads/adjusting brakes Tools will be provided, participants are encouraged ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Cypress Park to host Veteran’s Day Observance

Submitted by the Friends of Cypress Park Community Improvement Association The Friends of Cypress Park Community Improvement Association, in cooperation with the offices of L.A. City Councilmember Ed P. Reyes,  will host its ninth annual Veteran’s Day observance in Northeast Los Angeles on Saturday, November 12, at the Cypress Park Veterans Memorial with a ceremony to honor those who have served ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Pre-Halloween book sale at the Cypress Park Library

Submitted by Friends of Cypress Park Library Faced with SCARY-big piles of surplus books donated from many sources, the Friends of the Cypress Park Library will once again host a cupboard-emptying book sale, this time on the weekend before Halloween, Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. . As part of this next regular book sale, the Friends group ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Library to conduct free SAT practice test

Submitted by Wendy McPherson, Young Adult Librarian, Echo Park Library Please help spread the word that Echo Park Library will host a free SAT practice test in November. About 1-2 weeks after the test, students will receive their results and a free SAT study book. WHAT:      SAT Practice Test WHERE:    Echo Park Library 1410 W. Temple Street, LA 90026 WHEN:      ... Read More »