Entries by Kelly Erickson

Peter Lassen Memorial

Peter Lassen (1939-2018) In memory of our friend, Peter Lassen who passed away in his sleep on August 8, 2018. “Pete” was a caring person, and a dedicated community and environmental activist. Beginning in 1993, he was a member of the Steering Committee of the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park. He will be missed by […]

WWI Flag Restoration Ceremony

In celebration of Flag Day, and hosted by Council District 13 office of Mitch O’Farrell along with Courtland Jindra (who was instrumental in restoring the WW1 Memorial in the park last year). This year the restored flagpole is being unveiled near the monument to commemorate the veterans listed on the monument who died in WWI. […]

New Meeting Location

CCSEP is now meeting at the Echo Park Library on Temple Street, from 6 to 8pm the first Wednesday of every month. This move was occasioned by Barlow Hospital’s revocation of our traditional meeting space in Williams Hall. We’ll see you at the Library, and hey—check out a book while you are there! 

Victory Memorial Grove Beautification

On January 20, 2018, a group of about two dozen volunteers showed up to replant the area around the Victory Memorial Grove. The California World War One Centennial Task Force, the Hollywood Post 43 of the American :Legion, the Los Angeles-Eschscholtzia Daughters of the American Revolution, and Council District 13 were represented at the planting. […]