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Echo Park Lotus Festival returns after three years

07/15/2014 2:51 pm0 comments
Echo Park Lotus Festival returns after three years

Independent Staff Report ECHO PARK — After a three-year absence, the Lotus Festival returned to Echo Park last weekend. The two-day festival was the first held by the lake since 2011, before the park was closed for a $45 million storm water improvement project that caused the lake to be [...]

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Renters Day

04/23/2014 3:06 pm0 comments
Gil Cedillo

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Renters’ advocates converged on Los Angeles City Hall today to call attention to what they call a scarcity of affordable housing in the city. Maria Gomez, a long-time renter in South Los Angeles, urged the City Council to invest in housing that is within the reach [...]

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