Echo Park United Methodist Church

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1226 North Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 484-8214 echoparkumc@gmail.com

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El Grito

Last night, hundreds of Angelenos attended our city's El Grito festivities on Olvera Street.

El Grito celebrates Mexico's independence and is not only part of Mexico's history, but a part of Los Angeles's cultural heritage.

I'd like to thank Consul General of Mexico David Figueroa Ortega and Jose Duarte, President of the Comite Civico Patriotico, for joining us.

Celebrating the New Echo Park Solar "BigBelly"

Today we installed a solar-powered “BigBelly” trash can on the corner of Echo Park and Sunset Boulevard. Because it has a built in compactor, the BigBelly unit can hold four times as much trash as the average trash can making it more cost-effective and more environmentally- friendly than traditional trash disposal options.

The BigBelly unit, which was funded through city grants, will help prevent overflow trash from ending up in storm drains and in places like Echo Park.

Thank you to everyone who helped make the BigBelly installation possible, including the Trash Abatement Project.

 

 

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Fond Memories of Bonnie Brae Street

Posted by Robert Rouge` on May 16, 2020 at 4:00am 0 Comments

This was my first home in Los Angeles, after migrating from the mid-west at the young age of 18, and arriving on a Greyhound bus to have a new beginning in the city of the angel's. I lived in Echo Park on the 700 block of North Bonnie Brae for approximately nine years, and those were my fondest memories, especially the ducks, geese and swans at the lake and the "grasshopper" type oil wells just down the street and around Belmont High School.

My landlady, Haytivick Viola Smith, adopted…

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RESOURCES FOR SILVER LAKE / LOS ANGELES

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The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce just posted a list of COVID-19 resources for businesses and employees. They also have posted resources in the Silver Lake area for community members. Please advise them of updates, whether…

STORE HOURS, SENIORS HOME

Silver Lake and Los Feliz in Los Angeles and California advisory.

Local stores shorten hours to increase time for reshelving.

Albertsons (2035 Hillhurst Ave) — 7 am to 9 pm
Gelson's (2725 Hyperion Ave) — 7 am to 9 pm
Trader Joe's (2738 Hyperion Ave) — 9 am to 7 pm

We received this from the Los Feliz Improvement…

Susan North Points Young Ones to Light and Peace

Silver Lake Resident, Parent Educator and Mediator Susan North spent a week as an Author in Residence. North teaches wisdom she wished she'd had as a parent. She shares methods she's developed combining her skills as a mediator and…

Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

University Park Family

ROBERTO MIRANDA Quartet w/ "special guest" Justo Almario · DwighTrible Presents @ STAGE · Fri., Nov. 24th 9PM

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director non profit 501(c)(3) The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" 

Roberto Miranda, Band Leader - bass "One of the 'baddest, baddazz bassist ever..." -  …

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2020 San Pedro Prep Baseball & Softball Preview

Springtime is in the air. Time once again to get your lineup cards.

San Pedro Prep Baseball & Softball for 2020 will be at a fever pitch with tons of potential all around San Pedro, California, with none greater potential more than that of San Pedro High baseball. With all but three players back from last year and the addition of an impact…

San Pedro High Boys XC Captures Seventh CIF Championship

WOODLAND HILLS - It was redemption time for San Pedro High boys cross-country.

In the 2018 CIF-Los Angeles City Section Division 1 final meet, the Pirates finished a unsatisfying tenth place, but legendary head coach Bruce Thomson told the returning Pirates that 2019 was going to be something special, and on Saturday, he was proven true.

The…

Open Enrollment 2020: How Veterans Can Best Maximize Health Benefits

By Rick Beavin, California Market President

Humana

 

If you are a military veteran who is approaching Medicare eligibility, you may have questions about how Medicare and Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits differ. It’s important that you understand how the plans complement each other so you can choose the best plan for you and ensure you maximize health benefits available.

 

Here are a few common health plan questions,…

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