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What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.
Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community.…Continue
Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 21, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments
On January 19th, 2014, Martin Luther King smiled upon the step that 8 individuals took in attempt to fulfill his dream. Pasadena artist Bing Bing led 7 people on a 21-mile trek through some of the nation's…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 3, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments
Added by L.A. SALT on October 20, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 3, 2013 at 10:26pm — No Comments
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.
CCSEP meetings are the first Wednesday of every month from 7to 9 pm at Williams Hall in Barlow Hospital; 2000 Stadium Way. For more information: (213) 290-0065 or…
Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 3, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Clint Lohr on August 22, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Eddie North-Hager on August 19, 2013 at 12:17am — No Comments
Added by Connie K. Ho on August 14, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Frank Alton on August 10, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Connie K. Ho on August 5, 2013 at 3:45pm — No Comments
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,…
Added by Betsy McClellan Hall on August 1, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The jury in the Florida murder trial of George Zimmerman last weekend acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The acquittal has prompted protests in Los Angeles, Oakland and in cities across the United States. People have also taken to social media to express their thoughts on the verdict.
In the wake of Zimmerman's acquittal, 89.3 KPCC…
Added by Connie K. Ho on July 15, 2013 at 2:55pm — No Comments
Cultivating Hope: Living Abundantly in the midst of Difficulties
July 13, 2013 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Cathedral Center of St. Paul
840 Echo Park Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Every person is a spiritual being. One doesn’t have to be religious, much less belong to a religious institution to have a spiritual life. Many people don’t know how to nurture their spirituality. Perhaps they are not attracted to a…Continue
Added by Frank Alton on July 11, 2013 at 4:02pm — No Comments
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional and dismissed Prop 8 on standing, meaning same-sex marriages can resume in California.
KPCC would like to hear from people whose lives are affected by this.
By sharing your story, you help us to follow this issue in a…Continue
Added by Ashley Alvarado on June 26, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments
CD 13 candidate Mitch O’Farrell’s received the endorsement of his former boss, Eric Garcetti, L.A. Mayoral candidate and District 13’s current City Councilmember. At the same time, Mitch has endorsed Eric for Mayor.
"Mitch O’Farrell is the best choice to carry on the work…Continue
Added by Betsy McClellan Hall on May 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
For immediate information, contact Ken Dang at Route 66 Los Angeles 323.401.5994.
1 beds | 1 baths | 632 Sq. Ft.
Super-cute cottage tucked away from the street on a flag lot near Sunset Junction. Redone systems,…Continue
Added by Route 66 Real Estate | Ken Dang on May 13, 2013 at 5:48pm — No Comments
If you live in the Los Angeles area, please join 89.3 KPCC on Saturday, May 13 for a panel discussion on what makes a medical condition "invisible": What is unique about the suffering of someone who has R.A. or chronic migraine headaches? What challenges does that person face in communicating her or his condition to a health provider? And is this a matter of public health?
Conditions like cancer, heart disease and AIDS strike fear into the…Continue
Added by Connie K. Ho on May 13, 2013 at 1:56pm — No Comments
It will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Dorris Place Elementary School. The address is 2225 Dorris Place, Los Angeles 90031. The event will take place in the auditorium. Spanish translation will be provided. Light refreshments will be…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on May 11, 2013 at 8:03am — No Comments