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Today on caravan, I saw this one-bedroom, one-bath home built in 1923 and completely refurbished. This is the perfect pied-a-terre for someone who works in downtown L.A.! Located north of Sunset Blvd., the private, fenced-in yard has space for three cars with a wood deck off the living room. It's…Continue
Added by Clint Lohr on November 3, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
In Echo Park these days, $500,000 will not even get you a single family residence with a yard anymore. Since September 26th of this year until this writing, the least expensive single family home north of Sunset Blvd. sold October 9th for $600,500-- according to the Westside MLS.
That was a two bedroom,…
Added by Clint Lohr on October 26, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
October 8 marked the first performance of a one-woman play by accomplished performer Katjana Gerz at Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Cafe in Silver Lake.
In the less than hour-long play, directed by Carsen Labella, Gerz portrays a young, not quite 30-year-old woman from Germany who is single and lives alone in a messy apartment in Los Angeles' Miracle Mile district. Although a young adult, she is still dealing with issues from a painful childhood and adolescence. Introspective,…Continue
Small Business Grants, particularly those designated for minorities, are available through several corporate giving programs, including:Continue
Added by Wendy Bower on October 9, 2015 at 7:18am — No Comments
Cal State L.A. science students Emily Aguirre, Hugo Avila, and Angela Madira were selected to conduct research at three prestigious universities under the Amgen Scholars Program.
The 10-week program allowed Aguirre, an Echo Park resident, along with Hugo Avila and Angela Madira to participate in cutting-edge research at UCLA, Stanford University and Harvard University, respectively, under the Amgen Foundation program.
The three are among 340 students selected into the program…Continue
Added by CalStateLA on August 24, 2015 at 5:16pm — No Comments
This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine…Continue
Added by Anne Artley on May 8, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a passion that boosted their health.
State University of New York says swimmers have lower heart rates compared to those of non-swimmers. Swimming was also found to be a viable workout for people in cardiac…Continue
Added by Anne Artley on February 6, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A new venue for local artist to show their wares is premiering on Friday, January 30th at the MCAU Gallery, 220 Glendale Blvd from 6pm to 9pm. Besides the works of up and coming local artists (painters, ceramicists, jewelers, clothiers) there will be live music and food. This will be an on-going event, to give the public a chance to meet local artist and buy their works, as well as an opportunity to build community. For more details, and for artists interested in…Continue
Added by Peter W. on January 20, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Added by Eddie North-Hager on July 22, 2014 at 11:23pm — No Comments
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 Sunset…
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
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
Added by Pasadena Music Scene on January 24, 2014 at 2:13am — No Comments
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
Added by Connie K. Ho on August 14, 2013 at 1:05pm — 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