Chain link fence at Echo Park Lake

Echo Park - Though the days seem numbered for the chainlink fence around Echo Park Lake, some neighbors want to keep it there - or replace it with a nicer fence.

“I’m 84 years old, and I just want to feel safe,” said Dolores De Angelis, a retired music teacher who lives at a senior living community across the street from the park.

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Officers stood by as crews installed fencing around the lake - March 25, 2021.

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Barry Lank has worked for newspapers on the East and West Coasts, and earned an MS in journalism from Columbia University. He formerly produced "National Lampoon Presents: The Final Edition." A native of San Gabriel Valley, he now lives in East Hollywood.

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