Echo Park & Elysian Park free walking tours

The Echo Park Gathering of the Elders and Caregivers is hosting a series of free, educational walking tours of Echo Park Lake and Elysian Park. The walks are open to everyone of all ages. Please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring plenty of water and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Echo Park Lake

Learn about all the plants . . . → Read More: Echo Park & Elysian Park free walking tours

CicLAvia comes to Echo Park: Road closures and more

Our town hall yesterday featured a representative from the nonprofit organization CicLAvia to present their street closure plans for this Sunday. The event, a free, open streets event in which streets are closed in favor of bicycles and pedestrians, is coming to Echo Park for the first time since its start in Los Angeles . . . → Read More: CicLAvia comes to Echo Park: Road closures and more

Dodgers Postseason schedule, traffic and safety information

Dodgers Postseason

We attended a community meeting on Thursday, October 2 on the Dodgers postseason plans for traffic abatement and public safety in Echo Park and surrounding communities. While there wasn’t a lot of new news, they did present the postseason schedule, plans for ingress and egress traffic along with LADOT placement as well as LAPD deployment . . . → Read More: Dodgers Postseason schedule, traffic and safety information

Dodgers on Postseason Traffic & Public Safety Plans

Please join us at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 pm

The Dodgers are the NL West Champions! Time to chat about the postseason plans for the stadium and how the stadium activities will affect the surrounding neighborhood.

Representatives from LAPD, LADOT and City Council Districts 1 and 13 will be in attendance to address your . . . → Read More: Dodgers on Postseason Traffic & Public Safety Plans

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, September 17

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, September 17, 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, September 17

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