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  • The Regrettes

    By Joy Bennett

    July 20, 2016 | 7:32 pm

    Last night I caught The Regrettes (pictured above) at The Echo club in Echo Park, a cool spot to hear up and coming bands.  They are good!  Three women musicians backed by an excellent drummer.  Their blend of punk and Go-Go's sound is very appealing.  They were preceded by French...

  • #myLAcommute I don’t like driving

    August 10, 2015 | 12:50 pm


    I’ve been taking public transit life pretty much all my life. I don’t like driving. I’m terrified of it, actually.

    I grew up here in Echo Park. It’s changed a lot. There are new buildings and it feels different. I lived in Las Vegas for the past two years. My...

  • Who knows who L.A.'s Jews are?

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    July 25, 2012 | 11:33 am

    Susan Goldberg, rabbi of Temple Beth Israel of Highland Park and Eagle Rock, grew up in nearby Echo Park.

    “There were no Jewish families around when I was growing up,” Goldberg, 38, said. Now that these neighborhoods are being gentrified, and a young, creative crowd is moving...