Results of December Bird Count at Echo Park Lake

On Sunday, December 29, 2013, bird lovers met up at newly renovated Echo Park Lake for the Annual Christmas Bird Count. Judith Raskin led the small group, and with binoculars in hand they recorded a total of 28 species and 735 individuals.

Here are the results of the Echo Park Lake bird count:

4    American wigeon
22   . . . → Read More: Results of December Bird Count at Echo Park Lake

Updates from your Council District representatives

Mitch O’Farrell / CD13

Submitted by Mitch O’Farrell

I’m excited to bring you the first of many updates here on the EPIAn Way as your Councilmember of the 13th District. I’m looking forward to working with you and making great things happen in Echo Park.

My staff and I have been hard at work since I took office last . . . → Read More: Updates from your Council District representatives

Town Hall wrap-up: Echo Park is for (animal) lovers

by Kelly Erickson

Thank you everyone for coming out to our first meeting of 2014! We are excited for a new year of grassroots organization and activism in Echo Park. Last month’s meeting was a great way to start things off – we brought together local organizations, volunteers and residents who work in pet services around the . . . → Read More: Town Hall wrap-up: Echo Park is for (animal) lovers

The January-March 2014 issue of EPIAn Ways is now available!

To download a hi-res PDF, click here.

To view a version in your browser without downloading a PDF, click here.

EPIAn Ways is now being published on a quarterly basis. To submit your announcements or advertise in our next publication, please do so by March . . . → Read More: The January-March 2014 issue of EPIAn Ways is now available!

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, January 15, 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
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
Montana-Lakeshore Glendale Triangle Project
Sunset/Everett Street Project
Planet Home Lakeshore SLSD . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Echo Park is for (animal) lovers: Tonight!

See you tonight at 7:00 pm at Barlow Hospital. We have invited invited representatives of animal hospitals, businesses and other pet service entities from around the neighborhood to chat about animal welfare and services.

What do you do when you find a stray animal? How much is microchipping? Where are low-cost spay/neuter services available?

Our town hall . . . → Read More: Echo Park is for (animal) lovers: Tonight!

EPIA annual Holiday Potluck 2013

Join us on Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 pm for our annual HOLIDAY POTLUCK!

Bring your favorite dish to share & donate an unopened, unwrapped toy

See you at Barlow Hospital in Williams Hall (2000 . . . → Read More: EPIA annual Holiday Potluck 2013

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 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
Celebrating Echo Park Diversity
Gang Injunction
EP Beer 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
4-Square 4-Unit Relocation . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, October 16, 2013

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 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
Celebrating Echo Park Diversity
Gang Injunction
EP Beer Festival
New Business

Land Use:

Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
Morton Village complex
Filming Committee
SB1818 Letter
Sale of Lot 6 – El Centro del Pueblo
Lot . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Chamber of Commerce report

Submitted by Rosie Betanzos

The Echo Park Chamber of Commerce is revamping its website and meetings to be better serve our members. For chamber general meetings and executive meetings. Dates and locations contact Rosie Betanzos at Secretary@EchoParkChamber.com

There are two major events happening:

BedRock Studios will be hosting BEDROCKoberfest
Date: October 5, 2013
Time: 3 pm to 10 pm
For more info: BEDROCKoberfest.com
Contact: KamranV

Echo . . . → Read More: Chamber of Commerce report