When the pandemic first reared its head, California Governor Gavin Newsom was quick to assume the role of Dictator. Very quick. He said he was helping while he demolished our rights.
This fenced in, graffiti covered boarded up building used to be a Denny’s Restaurant at the intersection of the 101 and Sunset Boulevard. It’s joined the many restaurants that won’t be reopening after the year long COVID-19 closures on restaurants.
One of the largest industries in Southern California is the travel and tourism industry. In 2019 tourism created 535,000 jobs and brought 36 billion dollars into the Los Angeles economy.
Through the lockdowns of 2020 we’ve seen the destruction of almost everything Los Angeles has to offer as a city. Here we look at how the once beautiful Echo Park has been destroyed.