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The Rental Girl TIC team presents our latest TIC community in Echo Park. California dreaming in Echo Park!

Echo Park -- A crash involving two vehicles this morning in the 1200 block of Sunset Boulevard took down a power pole and apparently knocked out electrical service, according an Eastsider reader.

In this issue: The effort to declare Taix a historic landmark took a big step forward. Armed robbers hit stores in Echo Park and Historic Filipinotown on the same day. And the neigborhood's two banks temporarily suspended service.

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Not like any condo you've ever seen and priced lower than a typical one, this is even better. Welcome to the 2nd Street Casitas, ten identical charming and spacious Spanish homes in a bungalow court setting with a variety of outdoor options just south of Echo Park in Rampart Village.

In this issue: The neighborhood council president calls it quits -- the latest in a series of resignations. A corner near Echo Park Lake has taken a violent turn. And Stories Books & Cafe is seeking to raise $150,000 to get through the pandemic.

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Welcome to The Lilac Terraces, an original 1920’s Spanish 9-unit community tucked into the hillside above Sunset in the heart of Echo Park, close to it all.

Echo Park - Three recent assaults with a deadly weapon - on the same corner, within a few days of each other - were all related to homeless persons or transients, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The victims apparently included a man who showed up later on Instagram with a bullet wound in his leg.

In this issue: Opponents against COVID-19 restrictions protested outside the home of public health director Barbara Ferrer. One shop owner worries what the latest restrictions will do to his business. And not everyone is a fan of the proposed Dodger gondola.

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