Thursday, October 20, 2016


Echo Park gentrification creates a “weekend gang”

With home prices and rents spiraling upward,  many Echo Park gang members have been priced out of the neighborhood,  forcing some Echo Park Locos to make weekend visits from their new neighborhoods, according to the L.A. Times.  Gentrification in combination with other factors has noticeably reduced ... Read More »

Echo Park council witholds support for gang injunction

The Echo Park neighborhood council Tuesday night voted “not to support” the proposed Echo Park area gang injunction and to play “an active role in developing positive solutions to the problems that exist in the community.” The governing board of the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood ... Read More »