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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Eastside Citizen

Caltrans to shed more light on 110 Freeway

Earlier this week Danny Duarte posted a message on the ASNC Yahoo Group asking residents for help to restore the lighting along the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway, including the Avenue 43 Bridge in Montecito Heights, by filling out an MSR or Maintenance Service Request. Duarte wrote: ... Read More »

Caltrans to shed more light on 110 Freeway

Earlier this week Danny Duarte posted a message on the ASNC Yahoo Group asking residents for help to restore the lighting along the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway, including the Avenue 43 Bridge in Montecito Heights, by filling out an MSR or Maintenance Service Request. Duarte wrote: ... Read More »

Trash brings neighbors together

This morning’s Echo Park Clean Up brought together residents from near and far to sweep up trash, pick weeds and paint out tagging. One group of six volunteers – mostly from Echo Park and a helper from Los Feliz -tackled Sunset Boulevard from the Glendale Boulevard ... Read More »

Name that neighborhood council slate

Another round of elections is scheduled on Thursday for six Eastside neighborhood councils that cover communities from Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights to Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Most of the vote seekers will emerge victorious since there is only one neighborhood council – Lincoln Heights ... Read More »

Echo Park neighborhood council goes missing in action

The Echo Park neighborhood council earlier this year held a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its new office and community space behind the Bank of America. That grand opening appears to be the group’s last burst of activity because the neighborhood council’s Board ... Read More »

New green space takes shape at Silver Lake & Parkman *

Volunteers spent another Saturday this past weekend transforming a former barren patch of asphalt at Parkman Avenue and Silver Lake Boulevard into a piece of parkland. The most recent work day saw the planting of drought-resistant grasses, giving the Parkman Triangle in Silver Lake a greener ... Read More »

A show of support for the Silver Lake Recreation Center

The almost daily barrage of bad news about the city budget and threats of service cuts has spurred many residents like Janet Upjohn of Silver Lake into action. The social worker helped organize a rally scheduled for Sunday morning to show neighborhood support for the Silver ... Read More »

Elysian Park reservoir cover up *

Advocates of Elysian Park and other residents are planning to speak out today against a DWP proposal to cover up the 55-million gallon Elysian Reservoir with an aluminum roof and possibly solar panels. Peter Lassen with the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park said the recommendation ... Read More »

Echo Park resident organizes airborne animal rescue

Most people return home from a trip with perhaps a souvenir t-shirt, hundreds of photos that will never leave their digital camera and other trinkets. But after a month working on a TV shoot in Puerto Rico, costumer and Echo Park resident Christine Peters is today ... Read More »