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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.


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.


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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