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Multicultural Karaoke Night

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…

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Added by Frank Alton on August 10, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments

SILVER LAKE TO HOST NNO

National Night Out - America's NIGHT OUT Against Crime

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,…

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Added by Betsy McClellan Hall on August 1, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Spiritual Retreat / Retiro Espiritual

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…

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Added by Frank Alton on July 11, 2013 at 4:02pm — No Comments

SCOTUS dismisses Prop 8; California can resume same-sex marriages. KPCC asks: How does decision affect you?

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.

How do these decisions affect you? Are you planning to get married?

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…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on June 26, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

O'FARRELL AND CHOI CANDIDATE FORUM - TUES. 5/14

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…

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Added by Betsy Hall on May 11, 2013 at 8:03am — No Comments

KPCC asks: Which term best describes immigrants living in the U.S. illegally?

The Associated Press Stylebook and several newsrooms have dropped the term "illegal immigrant." On the AP website, a top editor clarified, "The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term 'illegal immigrant' or the use of 'illegal' to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that 'illegal' should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally."

The decision has been applauded by Latino and…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on April 29, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments

TONIGHT: Echo Park Chamber:Candidate Forum for CD 1 and 13

Echo Park Chamber:Candidate Forum for CD 1 and 13

  • When:
    Thursday, April 18 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Where:…
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Added by Echo Park Online on April 18, 2013 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Echo Park Art Walk This Saturday

Volunteers are sought for this year's Echo Park Art Walk. Passing out maps, keeping an eye out at stores and just having a presence would be appreciated. To attend, just show up. The preliminary map is posted below. To volunteer, please contact Jesse Carmichael, GM - FIX Coffee…

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Added by Betsy Hall on April 17, 2013 at 11:50am — No Comments

Ficus Gone Without a Fight

In an even handed article, Peter Lassen, Secretary of Echo Park Improvement Association explains the fate of the former favorite ficus trees. Although at first it was assumed someone had broken the law; in the end, it turned out to be broken sidewalks and broken dreams. (Photo by Kelly Erickson)…

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Added by Betsy Hall on April 16, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

KPCC: Finalists for LA City Council's 13th District get backing from former opponents

The two men hoping to succeed Councilman Eric Garcetti in the Thirteenth District are picking up support from their former opponents in the March 5 primary. 

Mitch O'Farrell, a former Garcetti aide, placed first in the primary with 18 percent of the vote. He was endorsed Monday by two former candidates — Sam Kbushyan and Josh Post. Kbushyan finished third in the race thanks to strong support from the district's Armenian community. 

Read more here: …

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on April 9, 2013 at 10:09am — No Comments

STREET CLOSURES FOR HOLLYWOOD HALF MARATHON

Please note that Sunset going west from Park (Brite Spot/Taix) will be closed from 4am to 11am on Saturday April 6th.  


NO PARKING ZONES: Areas along the race route will be marked as “No Parking – Tow Away Zones.” Please adhere to the dates & times posted; all zones will…
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Added by Betsy Hall on April 5, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Take Me Out the the Ball Game - Dodgers start tonight

From the Echo Park Improvement Association…

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Added by Betsy Hall on March 29, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

East Side Easter Services

At 8 a.m. this Sunday, there's breakfast at Echo Park United Methodist Church. Scrambled eggs, pancakes and sausages are served downstairs in the fellowship area. Following is the worship service in the the sanctuary at 10:30ish. …

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Added by Betsy Hall on March 29, 2013 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Los Angeles City Council District 1 Candidates

The Los Angeles city election is just around the corner on March 5th. With these three very diverse candidates vying to represent Council District 1, which stretches diagonally from Northeast L.A. to the Pico-Union neighborhood, it is definitely time to understand and decide who to vote for!

Gil Cedillo

http://show.simplesend.com/…

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Added by Jannet Park on February 27, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

City Council District 13 Candidates

With the vast amount of candidates running for a seat on YOUR city council, this years' race may be more difficult to keep straight in your head. But as election day draws near, it's time to understand the individuals that are vying for your vote to represent you on the city council. Jump start your knowledge on these fine candidates with these videos:

Emile Mack…

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Added by Jannet Park on February 24, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

KPCC asks: How has mental illness affected your life?

Tragedies like the Sandy Hook shooting strike, and the country turns its attention to mental illness. But this is a conversation that needs to go deeper and last longer. KPCC journalists want Southern California community members to lead the conversation.

Tell us: How has mental illness affected your…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 22, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Los Angeles City Council Districts 1 and 13 Candidates Forum.

February 7th was a very interesting evening at Williams Hall on the historic Barlow Hospital campus in Echo Park. Los Angeles City Council Districts 1 and 13 fall within Echo Park's borders, and the 10 candidates sat at the front of the room in anticipation of the upcoming March 5, 2013 election, taking turns telling the audience of at least 80 what they will do for the community, if elected.

Echo Park area residents had submitted questions to the candidates. Among the issues…

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Added by Clint Lohr on February 18, 2013 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Own a piece of Elysian Heights in Echo Park

This advertisement is brought to you by: Clint Lohr, Keller Williams World Media Center-Burbank, 818-730-8635.

Build your dream home at 2365 Fellowship Parkway, west of the top of Echo Park Avenue if you have the resources, a team of…

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Added by Clint Lohr on November 29, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Silver Lake Dogs Die in Bus Luggage Compartment

I recently received this from a friend of mine and the community's. It's a warning to others regarding travel with animals. These are her words.

Hello,

I am reaching out to you in a time of great difficulty.

Bella and Charlie, my lovely little pekingese,…

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Added by Betsy Hall on February 14, 2013 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

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Hot Pot and Other Savory Tales at The Institute of Musical Arts Building

October 21, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm
On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., the Institute of Musical Arts welcomes back Storyteller Karen Golden in “Hot Pot and Other Savory Tales”, a solo performance of original stories. Karen Golden is a dynamic performer who delights even the…See More
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