News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond.
- East L.A. residents report major law enforcement activity tonight near Floral Drive & Brannick Ave. L.A. Now reports deputy sheriff shot & one man killed in shootout.
- Folk rock singer Bob Lind to perform in Echo Park Wednesday night. Save the Date
- Echo Park Patch & Highland Park Patch provide more details on how the Northeast & Rampart divisions have been affected by LAPD officers who have dropped out of gang units over new financial reporting rules.
- Latest financial reports show that Councilman Jose Huizar has raised more than $406,000 for his reelection campaign. Huizar 2011
- Echo Park boutique holds an out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new art sale. Shopper & Diner