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How to keep catch basins clean during El Niño; how to ride your bike through El Niño

How to keep catch basins clean during El Niño; how to ride your bike through  El Niño
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Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein Clogged catch basins, those openings in the curb that capture water run off, have been blamed for flooding in Boyle Heights and other neighborhoods. You can report a blocked catch basin to L.A. Sanitation by calling  1-800-773-2489. L.A. Sanitation How can cyclists avoid a spill during the rain? Slow down, […]

How to keep catch basins clean during El Niño; how to ride your bike through El Niño

How to keep catch basins clean during El Niño; how to ride your bike through  El Niño

Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein Clogged catch basins, those openings in the curb that capture water run off, have been blamed for flooding in Boyle Heights and other neighborhoods. You can report a blocked catch basin to L.A. Sanitation by calling  1-800-773-2489. L.A. Sanitation How can cyclists avoid a spill during the rain? Slow down, […]

Stock up now on Echo Park sandbags

Stock up now on Echo Park sandbags

ECHO PARK — After paying someone to haul away dirt, the man who is terracing and landscaping a lot on Laveta Terrace near Sunset Boulevard figured out a way to get rid of the dirt without having to pay a penny. Since October, he’s been filling up sandbags with Echo Park dirt and stacking them […]

Stock up now on Echo Park sandbags

Stock up now on Echo Park sandbags

ECHO PARK — After paying someone to haul away dirt, the man who is terracing and landscaping a lot on Laveta Terrace near Sunset Boulevard figured out a way to get rid of the dirt without having to pay a penny. Since October, he’s been filling up sandbags with Echo Park dirt and stacking them […]

Best of Eagle Rock – Have you voted yet?

Best of Eagle Rock – Have you voted yet?

Sponsored Post This is an election year, be it neighborhood council, primary or presidential. To get you in the mood, the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council is presenting its second annual Best of Eagle Rock poll. During our first poll, with categories such as “Best Place to take your Parents,” “Best Dog-Friendly Patio” and “Best Taco” we […]

One dead in East L.A. shooting; how about closing the 2 Freeway in Echo Park & Silver Lake?

One dead in East L.A. shooting; how about closing the 2 Freeway in Echo Park & Silver Lake?

Silver Lake Sunset | Dan Gershon A 25-year-old Latino man whose vehicle crashed in East Los Angeles on New Year’s Day died from a gun shot wound, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Residents pulled the victim out of his vehicle after it had crashed into parked cars in the 600 block of Gerhart […]

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Residents in the 1900 block of Clinton Street in Echo Park started the new year by watching firefighters put out a blaze that engulfed several large trees. An Echo Park resident emailed in a video of the burning trees, which  caught fire shortly after midnight. No word on what the caused the […]

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

A fiery start to the New Year in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Residents in the 1900 block of Clinton Street in Echo Park started the new year by watching firefighters put out a blaze that engulfed several large trees. An Echo Park resident emailed in a video of the burning trees, which  caught fire shortly after midnight. No word on what the caused the […]

The last sunset of 2015

The last sunset of 2015

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — The final moments of daylight on the last day of 2015 found shopkeepers on Sunset Boulevard closing early, bartenders preparing for a busy night and Uber drivers looking forward to surge pricing.  Meanwhile, Dan Gershon photographed his last sunset of the year as seen from Silver Lake. Happy […]

Eight homeless after fire destroys Highland Park home; fire hits Silver Lake fourplex

Eight homeless after fire destroys Highland Park home; fire hits Silver Lake fourplex

El Sereno | verooomac/Instagram Eight persons were left homeless after a fire destroyed a century-old house this morning in the 100 block of south Avenue 54, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took firefighters more than two hours to put out the blaze, which began at 5:41 a.m.  One firefighter suffered an ankle injury […]