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Islands in the stream

It looks legit. A small brown sign, with white lettering. But the brown is a shade too dark to be true-blue fed. On the traffic island at Berkeley and Glendale southbound, just below the no u-turn, no left-turn sign, a group named Islands of L.A. declares the strip of no-man's-land a national park. How now? Echo Park National Park right in the midst of all that traffic.

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