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Who runs your neighborhood? Candidates forum this Thursday with EPIA

Neighborhood Council Elections Forum

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7pm



Get involved, vote informed! Neighborhood Council elections for the Echo Park Neighborhood Council takes place on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Join us for a candidate forum on Thursday, April 7 where all those running for a position have been invited to introduce themselves.

EPIA Town Hall: Neighborhood Council Elections Forum

Thursday, April 7 at 7:00 PM

Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital…



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Added by Eddie North-Hager on April 4, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

All politics are local in Echo Park - Neighborhood Council elections Sat. April 12

Take charge of your community and vote from 10:00am - 4:00pm Tomorrow
  • Edendale Branch Library, 2011 Sunset…
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Added by Eddie North-Hager on April 11, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Annual Posada travels on Sunset from Silverlake to Echo Park this Thursday

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…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 3, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments

Skunks, Coyotes Top Concerns at Echo Park Town Hall Thursday Sept. 5

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…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 3, 2013 at 10:26pm — No Comments

DWP talks recycled water for Elysian Park Wednesday Sept. 4

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…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 3, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Glendale Blvd. Gang injuction public hearing - will affect Silver Lake, Frogtown, HiFi and Echo Park

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…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on August 19, 2013 at 12:17am — No Comments

Where to vote in Echo Park?

Attention Echo Park voters, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office has an online tool that tells you your polling place. Just put in your address number and street name and your voting location pops up.  Hope to see you there.

Polls are open from 7 am - 8 pm, Tuesday, November 6.

Via…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on November 6, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Join the Echo Park Community Parade for free; Deadline to register Nov. 1

To join the Echo Park Community Parade on Saturday December 8, you first have to register Nov. 1.

If your organization would like to participate in the Parade, on Saturday, December 8 at 11:00am, contact the Parade Entry Coordinator, Cindy Ortiz. Complete the participation form or download a PDF Version…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 29, 2012 at 10:31pm — No Comments

The Haunting of the Echo Country Outpost - Halloween in Echo Park

wildwomen

Oct. 26

WILD WOMEN AT THE…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 25, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

Saturday Morning Cartoons Come Alive in Echo Park at The Bootleg Theater

The Saturday Morning Cartoons Live Show! from Captured Aural Phantasy Theater premieres Friday and Saturday,  Sept. 14 and 15 at The Bootleg.
The gang that normally interprets classic comic books live on stage in a bizarre mix of stage and performance art this time take on our…
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Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 14, 2012 at 7:26am — No Comments

Officer needs help - a BBQ for a good cause in Elysian Park

BBQ fundraiser for Central Traffic Division Officer Dan Boka

Dan's wife is undergoing extensive medical treatments for bone cancer. These treatments have caused great financial hardship for the family. Come join us to support our brother officer and his family.

May 31, 2012, 11am to 6pm

Elysian Park Police Academy

$7 minimum donation

If you are…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 24, 2012 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Music's latest accessory, Echo Park fashion

"Echo Park is a place where Los Angeles’ independent rock bands go to perform and party. The neighborhood’s boutique owners believe music and fashion are joined at the hip, and the thriving music scene drives apparel trends," or so writes Andrew Asch of Apparel News.net.

The fashion trade mag made it up to the hippest part of LA, where music and…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 22, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Echo Park Art Walk is today, May 19!

Come out, come out wherever you are to the Echo Park Artwalk today from noon to 6 at Echo Park Ave. + Sunset Blvd.

More than 70 venders, restaurants, musicians, performers and artists are going to turn Echo Park into a canvas of creativity and community today.

The Echo Park PDA (public displays of art) Art Walk is a one day event that turns the neighborhood into a fun, playful and engaging artistic landscape with chain link fence galleries, driveway…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 19, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments

The Three Stooges and the Secret Stairs in Mount Washington



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This colorful mural of Larry, Moe and Curly is on the side of a delightful Mexican restaurant on Figueroa near Walk #5 of the stair hikes in Secret Stairs in Mount Washington.

La Abeja, which means The Bee in Spanish, garnered 4.5 stars on…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on March 12, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Secret Stairs: Combining Echo Park Alessandro Loop and Fellowship Parkway - A MUST

I just didn't know. Maybe you don't either.

Fellowship Parkway is a spectacular hidden jewel that every one should see. The perfect word is 'Idyllic' = extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.

When you walk through the unmarked entrance and up the steps, it's like you've found a hidden hamlet, a small forest of overgrown gardens, tree swings and hammocks. Away from the city that is so close by.

Staircases from Lemoyne Street and Lakeshore Ave. lead to this unusual walk…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on March 3, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

1642 Wine and Beer in Echo Park: Everything you hoped for

The  1642 Wine and Beer is every thing you hoped before you got up the nerve to actually open the almost unmarked door. It's dark…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 10, 2012 at 1:40am — No Comments

Vice comes down on Echo Country Outpost; now all shows FREE

The Echo Country Outpost - one of the coolest venues in the neighborhood - is becoming even more intimate. No fees for tickets or beers. They are now only hosting private affairs - and of course YOU are invited.

"Part of the difficulty of running a legally underground but aboveboard operation like the Outpost is that there are bound to be struggles with government bodies like the police," read an email sent to supporters…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 13, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Rethinking Echo Park's Glendale Boulevard: Urban Planning Workshop

Holiday potluck


SATURDAY, January 14, 10 am - 12:30 pm

@ The Echo Country Outpost, 1770 Glendale Blvd. in Echo Park…
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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 12, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Win the "Loteria" on Friday

East LA Rep's

Play Reading Group Presents…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on November 17, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

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