Echo Park Lake Reopens After Cleanup, Relocation Of Unhoused ResidentsEcho Park Lake reopened to the public Wednesday, two months after being closed for repairs following the removal of about 200 unhoused residents.
Swan Boats Available For Rent When Echo Park Reopens WednesdayWheel Fun rentals will begin renting the paddle boats with their iconic swan bodies on Wednesday, just ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend.
Echo Park Lake To Reopen May 26 After 2 Months Of Repairs, Clean UpThe park underwent $1.1 million in repairs since being closed in mid-March. The repairs included upgrades to the children’s play area, public restrooms, boathouse, and lake bridge; painting and removal of graffiti, and landscaping work.
Hundreds Of Pounds Of Human Waste, Needles Cleaned From Former Homeless Encampment At Echo ParkAccording to a report compiled by LA Sanitation, 35 tons of solid waste was removed from Echo Park after it was cleared in March.
Federal Judge Restricts Use Of Projectile Launchers By LAPD OfficersThe order restricts the use of 40mm and 37mm projectile launchers against crowds of protesters.
Protesters Clash With Police Over Shutdown Of Echo Park Lake Homeless Camps, 182 ArrestedAbout a dozen people were arrested Thursday night during a protest against the removal of a large-scale homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake.
'I'm Gratified': O'Farrell Says Nearly 200 Unhoused Residents Sheltered; Echo Park Expected To Reopen This Summer"This is the largest housing transition of an encampment ever in the city's history," Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
Several Small Fires Break Out Along 101 Freeway In Echo ParkThere was no word on what caused the blazes.
$5K Grants To Go To Small Businesses In Echo Park, East HollywoodSmall businesses with an annual gross revenue of up to $5 million will be eligible to apply for the money.
Body Found In Echo Park LakeA body was found floating on the north end of the lake.
2 Injured After Car Crashes Into Pizza Stand In Echo ParkAt least two people were hurt in Echo Park after a car slammed into a pizza stand on Saturday night.
Police Looking For Driver Involved In Fatal Echo Park Hit-And-RunThe Los Angeles Police Department is looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that was caught on camera.
LA County Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer Undeterred By ProtestersLos Angeles County's public health director said Monday that she was undeterred in her efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, even after protesters descended on her Echo Park home.
Echo Park Residents Want Something Done After String Of Fatal Hit-And-Run CrashesPolice say stopping these deaths is just a matter of drivers slowing down.