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5 Things to Know: Silver Lake Council, Violent Crime, Animal Trap Ban

Five things to start off your Wednesday in Echo Park and Silver Lake.

Here are five things to start off your Wednesday in Echo Park and Silver Lake:

  1. A statement on fracking and a proposal for owl nesting boxes are two of the many items on the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Governing Board meeting agenda for Wednesday night. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. See all the details here.
  2. Violent crime is up significantly during the most recently-reported week of crime reports. See the crime report here to see if anything has happened in your area. 
  3. A proposal that would outlaw animal traps in the city was referred today Los Angeles' Animal Services Commission, which is expected to consider the issue next month. See the full story here
  4. See something around town that needs to be reported on? Share any news tips or story ideas with me at John.Schreiber@patch.com.
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