Monthly Archives: June 2012

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First Phase of Boyle Heights Living Streets Initiative Completed By EGP Staff Report Boyle Heights celebrated the completion of the first phase of its Living Streets initiative earlier this month with folkloric dances, live music, and more. The first phase of the four-part initiative involved installing benches, tables, planters, and community bulletin boards at the […]

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Topic: Niños and Art

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Dia del GIS en el parque El dia 23 de Junio, 2012 los niños que viven, al rededor del parque del rio, en Maywood, tuvieron una actividad de pintar la acera del parque con gises, fue un evento divertido, por que los futuros artistas se inspiraron y echaron a volar su imaginacion, plasmando sus dibujos […]

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Topic: Reclaiming Alleys

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RECLAIMING STREETS AND ALLEYS IN BOYLE HEIGHTS June 19, 2012 On Saturday, June 16th, hundreds of community members participated in the celebration of projects aimed at reclaiming, transforming, and improving streets and alleys in Boyle Heights. In 2003, community members from Union de Vecinos organized around the need for street improvements and increased safety for […]

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Topic: Street Furniture

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Supporting Complete Streets in Boyle Heights and Beyond  June 17, 2012 Union de Vecinos debuted street furniture they designed with the Green LA Coalition today. Look for the new benches on Fickett and Boulder. Union de Vecinos shares my commitment to the complete streets concept, which is about creating community friendly streetscapes. I am working […]

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