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Weed-eating goats to return to Bunker Hill this weekend

Goats return to Bunker Hill: Los Angeles Downtown News reports that weed-eating goats will return to Bunker Hill this weekend:

The Community Redevelopment Agency is bringing the goats back for the third year in a row to eat the weeds on a parcel of land that is now a lovely, if steep, park, and was formerly the planned site of a high rise office building.

Echo Park Swap meet drama: The ongoing saga over the Echo Park Swap meet continues. The Eastsider L.A. reports that residents are turning to Small Claims Court to get the city to crack down:

The claims for $7,500 in damages allege the city has failed to enforce state public nuisance laws. "If 100 people signed up to file claims … that's a $750,000 potential liability" for the city, said Andrew Garsten.

Trader Joe's parking problem: Curbed L.A. reports on concerns about parking at the expanding Silver Lake Trader Joe's:

Everyone loves cheap wine and Manchego cheese, especially in Silver Lake: the frenetic store on Hyperion is absorbing a next-door retail space and the already-precarious parking situation will likely grow worse.

Sharrows in Santa Monica: LAist reports that Santa Monica installed "sharrows" -- or shared lane arrows -- on 14th Street:

Installed as part of regularly scheduled street maintenance on 14th Street at Montana, the lane markings are anticipated to connect riders from the Montana Avenue bike lane to a bike lane planned for 14th Street two blocks away, south of Washington.

-- Anthony Pesce

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The hillside park is still a planned development site. The park area above or up the hill from the subway station area is still the subject of a future RFP for a new office or mixed use tower.


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