August 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Gatto working to extend hit and run statute of limitations

Silver Lake, CA - My son was the victim of a hit and run accident, then a victim of the repair shop that where the waiting pickup truck took his car. CA Assembly Representative Mike Gatto is working to bring more justice to an area where some motorists slip through the cracks. —b.h. 

Hit-and-Run Legislation Clears Final Committee in the…


Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 30, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments

A Silver Lake Star

This is librarian Lisa Palombi, our LA Public Library Manager at the Silver Lake Branch. Say hello if you see her next time you're there. She loves her work and is super helpful.

<2411 Glendale Blvd

Los Angeles, …


Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 26, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments

Silver Lake Improvement Association Meeting - Music Box Steps Day, Polka Dot Plaza and Improvement Project

TONIGHT - 6 P.M. (Monday, August 26), Laguna Sr. Apartments, 4201 Sunset Blvd. - Meeting re: Music Box Steps Day, which takes place on Saturday, October 12. A celebration of the Laurel and Hardy movie filmed on a Silver Lake public stairway. Refreshments will be provided.
At 6:30 P.M., the SLIA Board will be meeting will continue. Among regular items, we'll also have a brief presentation on the…

Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 26, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Growing more public gardens in Silver Lake

Dear Micheltorena Gardeners, interested Silver Lake residents & nearby neighbors, and Silver Lake Neighborhood Council partners:

The following [link is at end of article] is an open source document designed to jumpstart the conversation about our upcoming garden summit for the area, taking place the weekend of Sep 21-22. Please add ideas / share document…


Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 26, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Gang injuction public hearing

The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council's Public Safety Committee is hosting a public forum regarding the Glendale Blvd. Corridor (Echo Park) Gang Injunction Project.

A portion of the gang injunction covers an area of Silver Lake, as well as Echo Park, Frogtown and Historic Filipinotown.

Community leaders and representatives from the City Attorney's Office will be on the panel to provide information and answer questions.

WHERE: Holy Virgin Mary Orthodox Cathedral, 650…


Added by Silver Lake Star on August 19, 2013 at 12:15am — No Comments

Thank you for sharing: KPCC Public Insight Network

89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently asked listeners and sources in the organization’s Public Insight Network to describe the kinds of conversations they were having in their communities. The Public Insight Network is a group of people who share their…


Added by Connie K. Ho on August 14, 2013 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Assemblyman Gatto brings Barona Indians' funds to King

Assemblyman Mike Gatto Secures Major Technology Grant for Thomas Starr King Middle School

Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced that he had secured $5,000 in funding for the purchase of iPad minis and eBooks to update the library collection and technology of Thomas Starr King Middle School in Los Angeles.  At the Assemblyman's request, and after a review of Thomas Starr King’s…


Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 9, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

KPCC asks: Are some dog breeds more dangerous than others?

During the last two decades, a specific group of dogs has emerged at the center of major controversy. Pit bulls, rottweilers and German shepherds are some of those that have been labeled as “dangerous” by certain groups because of their use in dog fighting rings and attacks on adults and children.

We invite you to watch the live video stream of  KPCC’s special in-person program. Tune in as KPCC crime and safety reporter Erika Aguilar speaks with animal researcher Dr.…


Added by Connie K. Ho on August 5, 2013 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Blue Bin Blues

Ever since Meher McArthur started writing for the Los Feliz Ledger, I've been her #1 fan. I always hoped she'd write the article addressing those common trash can / recycle bin quandaries. It arrived on my doorstep today!

Here's a link to Meher's…


Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 1, 2013 at 9:13pm — No Comments

30th National Night Out, 1st in Silver Lake

National Night Out - America's NIGHT OUT Against Crime

Tues. Aug. 6, 6-10 PM

Citibank-Silver Lake, 2450 Glendale Blvd.

The Northeast Silver Lake Neighborhood Watch is sponsoring a Silver Lake National Night Out community (NNO) event next …


Added by Betsy Hall - Silver Lake ⭐ on August 1, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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