No more fence around Echo Park? Residents have divided opinions

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Downtown LA is seen in the backdrop against Echo Park Lake, which used to be filled with homeless encampments until they were cleared by LAPD two years ago. Photo by Amy Ta.

Two years after police cleared a large homeless camp and the city fenced Echo Park Lake amid massive protests, a new council member wants to bring down the chain link barrier. Reactions are mixed.

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