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An urban garden grows in Echo Park

July 28, 2010 | 12:05 pm

Echo Park urban farming: The Eastsider L.A. posts about urban farmers in Echo Park:

The garden grows only inches away from the street in the steeply sloped median strip that divides Lilac Terrace, leaving [Lazaro] Morales, a 48-year-old construction worker, to stand in the street for most of the time while watering and weeding.

Frank Gehry drama: Curbed L.A. reports Frank Gehry doesn't mind that his childhood home will be demolished but doesn't like the building that's replacing it:

Having your building design trashed by the world-famous architect, whose childhood home it's going to replace? It seems like something there'd be a German word for.

Record-setting shark reeled in: KTLA reports that a shark caught near Oxnard – weighing in at almost 1,100  pounds – could break a record:

Sean Carlsen Gizatullin was taking part in a fishing tournament off the coast of Oxnard when he caught a Shortfin Mako Shark weighing in at 1,098 pounds.

Bees invade Huntington Beach: The Orange County Register reported that a woman in Huntington Beach claimed 3,000 African bees invaded her neighborhood:

Bee Busters were called Friday to eliminate the pests by vacuuming and spraying the tree. ... No one was injured by the bees.

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