5 Things to Know: Thriller, Childrens Hospital

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

Here are 5 things to start off your day in Echo Park and Silver Lake:

  1. Videos posted to YouTube last week show the zombie-themed protest against the recent Echo Park gang injunction. Organized by the Youth Justice Coalition and S.A.F.E., the flash mob performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was part of a larger protest and bike ride on Oct. 26. Check out the video here.
  2. Chldren's Hospital Los Angeles has received a $2.5 million grant to fund type 1 diabetes studies. Read all about it in our article
  3. In case you missed it, our most read story on Monday was: Video Shows 'Thriller' Flash Mob Against Echo Park Gang Injunction
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  5. See something around town that would be good to publish on Patch? Email us at John.Schreiber@patch.com with any news tips and story ideas.


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