Special Meeting: High Speed Rail

SPECIAL MEETING
High Speed Rail Project
Wednesday, September 10 at 7pm

Scoping Comment Period Extended: Palmdale to Burbank/Burbank to Los Angeles

The plans for the High Speed Rail Project are being finalized – this will affect our area along the LA River and Elysian Park.

Our meeting will address all these issues so that you . . . → Read More: Special Meeting: High Speed Rail

Echo Park town hall with Caltrans/Metro on 2 Freeway Terminus

On Thursday, September 4, the Echo Park Improvement Association Town Hall will feature representatives from Caltrans (along with Metro) to present a status update on the 2 Freeway Terminus project.

50 years ago, residents kept the freeway from expanding to the 101 freeway through Echo Park. Now that there are more and more cars on the road, . . . → Read More: Echo Park town hall with Caltrans/Metro on 2 Freeway Terminus

Special meeting: 27 unit development on 1313 Sunset Blvd

Please come an see the presentation of a new 27 Unit Residential Development at 1313 Sunset Boulevard. The developer will present the project. Community members will be invited to provide input.

PLEASE NOTE: The project is being developed conforming to existing zoning codes and is therefore by right. This means that the developer is not . . . → Read More: Special meeting: 27 unit development on 1313 Sunset Blvd

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, August 20

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 7 pm
Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

Introductions and sign in
Approve Minutes
Schools & Civic:

Van De Kamps/LACC-LACCD
Seniors Issues
LA Marathon 5K problems
Liberty Street Cleanup between Montana & Reservoir
New Business

Land Use:

Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
Morton Village complex
Filming Committee
SB1818 Letter
Lot adjacent to Laguna Stairs
Sunset/Everett Street Project
Planet Home Bruce . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, August 20

Echo Park Community Potluck

Bring your favorite dish to share, enjoy the company of your fellow Echo . . . → Read More: Echo Park Community Potluck

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, July 16

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7 pm
Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

Introductions and sign in
Approve Minutes
Schools & Civic:

Van De Kamps/LACC-LACCD
Seniors Issues
LA Marathon 5K problems
Lotus Festival
New Business

Land Use:

Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
Morton Village complex
Filming Committee
SB1818 Letter
Lot adjacent to Laguna Stairs
Senor Fish CUB
Sunset/Everett Street Project
Planet Home Bruce Court SF Development
Rosebud . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, July 16

Join the Echo Park Business Family

The Echo Park Chamber of Commerce is active and accepting applications for membership!

The Echo Park Chamber of Commerce exists for the sole purpose of serving the business people and the residents of Echo Park. They promote economic growth and increase communications among all members of the community.

Why become a member?

The Chamber is the eyes, ears and . . . → Read More: Join the Echo Park Business Family

Upcoming Echo Park Events

Small Lot Subdivision Informational Workshop
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral at 650 Micheltorena Street

How to Start a Business in LA workshop
Wednesday July 16 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Edendale Branch Library. RSVP at bit.ly/smallbizLA

CD13 Community Cleanup
Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 9:00 am – 12 noon
Morton and Academy in Echo Park

CD1 Community Cleanup
Saturday, . . . → Read More: Upcoming Echo Park Events

Echo Park neighborhood issues overview

Andrew Garsten, EPIA President

The EPIA Neighborhood Issues Committee (NIC) is the “activist” arm of the EPIA. On the 3rd Wednesday of every month, nine volunteers with many years of experience report on, or discuss issues concerning schools, special events, land use, parks and public works issues that impact our community.

When appropriate, NIC will formulate recommendations to . . . → Read More: Echo Park neighborhood issues overview

Elysian Heights Elementary: Growing as a Community One Step at Time

Article from ElysianHeightsElementary.com

On Saturday, May 3, 2014 Elysian Heights Elementary School hosted its first ever Elysian Heights 5K. On the surface the event was a robust activity to fundraise essential funds for classroom technology and student enrichment materials. However, the event served a greater purpose in building community and providing children and their families an opportunity . . . → Read More: Elysian Heights Elementary: Growing as a Community One Step at Time