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CD13 Unveils Hi-Fi Gateway Marker

If you’ve ever wondered where the western boundary of Echo Park’s Historic Filipinotown neighborhood is, tomorrow’s unveiling will mark the way. At 9:30 am on February 20th, Council District 13’s Mitch O’Farrell will unveil the Historic Filipinotown Gateway Marker and Temple Streetscape Project at 262 N. Silver Lake Blvd., just before the Temple Street Bridge. […]

Why I Love Echo Park Lake

From Summer 2011 to Spring 2013, it remained closed off to the public. Alas, on Saturday June 15th, fences came down on the Lake from which Echo Park derives its name.  LA Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti, CD13 incumbent Mitch O’Farrell, Councilman Tom LaBonge, and heck — American Apparel and PETA — were among the throng of […]