Report: Waze Turns Echo Park Street Into A Nightmare


Waze , the Google-owned navigation app, apparently has turned a street in Echo Park into a nightmare, according to the LA Times' Steve Lopez. smartphone navigation google steep baxter park echo echopark wazeApparently, Waze's algorithms have been increasingly diverting drivers onto the extremely steep street--particularly in rainstorms--resulting in a litany of pileups and accidents.

Silicon Beach Report: Aerospace gets $2.85M, from NASA; PeerStreet Raises $29.5M

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million grant from NASA; Waze causing accidents on Echo Park’s Baxter Street PeerStreet raises $29.5 million in Series B; Aerospace Corp. gets $2.85

Mayor Garcetti Launches BlueLA, New EV Car Sharing Program


The new program, which is being run by Blue Solutions , will initially offer up electric vehicles in the Westlake, Pico Union, Koreatown, Echo Park, and Downtown Los Angeles areas of Los Angeles, and specifically is aimed at expanding access to electric vehicles to low-income and disadvantaged communities.

Chris Hollod On Investing With Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, and Ron Burkle


They think I live in Hollywood, but there's Santa Monica, Venice, Echo Park, Silverlake, there's a scene downtown, I can go for a walk in the hills, I can go take a walk on the beach, there is just so much going on.

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Interview with Mike Macadaan, Urbandig


For example, there's a bar in Echo Park called the Good Luck Club, which is modeled after a club in Chinatown, and has something called "double happiness", which is Tsingtao and some king of borderline illegal liquor.