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26th Annual Aids Posada is December 6, 2013 @ 6:30pm. Community candlelight procession starting at the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic (3324 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A., Calif. 90026)& walking east on Sunset to the Echo Park Methodist Church, headed by mariachis, community members, business owners, & residents sharing their personal HIV/AIDS experiences.
Greg Randall of Animal Services who will be discussing animal welfare issues in Echo Park, focusing on coyotes and skunks in the neighborhood, for the the monthly town hall organized by the Echo Park Improvement Association.
"You may have read about the skunks plaguing Dodger Stadium in the LA Times recently, and there are many sightings of coyotes (as well as disappearing pets) in our Elysian Park adjacent communities," EPIA reports.
Terance McCarthy from DWP will speak to the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park (CCSEP) regarding the changes DWP has made to the recycled water project for Elysian Park.
Thanks for the tip EPIA
Community residents, leaders, activists, police officers, and members of City Attorney Mike Feuer's office all got together Monday evening, August19th, in the auditorium at Holy Virgin Mary Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Micheltorena Street to talk about a proposed street gang injunction to combat area crime.
At issue was the Complaint for Injunctive Relief from six criminal street gangs which was filed June 11th by City Attorney Carmen Trutanich in Los Angeles Superior Court. The proposed "Safety Zone" for the measure is The Los Angeles River to the north, the Harbor (110) Freeway to the east, First Street to the South and North Coronado Street to the west.
The six gangs this affects are the Diamond Street Locos, the Echo Park Locos, Frogtown, Big Top Locos, the Head Hunters, and the Crazys. These groups have been at war with each other for decades
The seven member panel at the front of the room, which included Randy Waller of the…Continue
The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council's Public Safety Committee is hosting a public forum regarding the Glendale Blvd. Corridor (Echo Park) Gang Injunction Project.
A portion of the gang injunction covers an area of Silver Lake, as well as Echo Park, Frogtown and Historic Filipinotown.
Community leaders and representatives from the City Attorney's Office will be on the panel to provide information and answer questions.
WHERE: Holy Virgin Mary Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Micheltorena Street (just west of Silver Lake Blvd.)
WHEN: Monday, August 19, 5:30 (meet and greet and refreshments), to 8:00 p.m.
Business portion to start at 6:00 p.m.
WHY: Inform the community on both sides of the issue
Ample parking available.
Thanks to Genelle Le Vin, president of Silver Lake Improvement Association, for the heads up.
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently asked listeners and sources in the organization’s Public Insight Network to describe the kinds of conversations they were having in their communities. The Public Insight Network is a group of people who share their experiences and insights with the KPCC newsroom. The network allows KPCC to provide the highest quality news and information.
Here are a few of the questions we recently asked and the stories that came about.
What does it mean to be a good citizen?
KPCC launched a new series, #ProjectCitizen, that looked at the privileges, rights, responsibilities and traditions that come along with being a U.S. citizen. We asked about the civic duties and cultural…
at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul
(On the East Side of Echo Park Lake)
840 Echo Park Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Free parking available underneath the building)
Sunday, August 11 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM
English – Spanish – Korean – Tagalog - ???
Come join the Echo Park community
in a fun evening of
Karaoke singing in multiple languages.
Select a song in your language to sing for the gathered community
+ Listen to others sing songs in their language
Food and Beverage will be available
for purchase during the entire event.
For Additional Information please call (213) 482-2040, ext. 201
During the last two decades, a specific group of dogs has emerged at the center of major controversy. Pit bulls, rottweilers and German shepherds are some of those that have been labeled as “dangerous” by certain groups because of their use in dog fighting rings and attacks on adults and children.
We invite you to watch the live video stream of KPCC’s special in-person program. Tune in as KPCC crime and safety reporter Erika Aguilar speaks with animal researcher Dr. David Haworth, dog behaviorist Brandon Fouché and PETA’s Lisa Lange at the Crawford Family Forum on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m.
Prior to the program, KPCC’s Public Insight Network wants…
will NOT be hosted in Echo Park this year. Please support NNO by attending:
Tues. Aug. 6, 6-10 PM
Citibank-Silver Lake, 2450 Glendale Blvd.
The Northeast Silver Lake Neighborhood Watch is sponsoring a Silver Lake National Night Out community (NNO) event next Tuesday, August 6, 6-10pm, free to the public at Citbank parking lot with music, entertainment, food, LAPD. NNO events are held across the U.S. to foster greater community bonds and promote crime prevention. Any help (food, beverages, supplies, goodie bags, etc) from local businesses is welcome (with tables for involved businesses). Contact Paul Michael Neuman at firstname.lastname@example.org, 323 662 3123 Thanks to…