It looks like more than the hipsters at the Echoplex are getting down in Echo Park: Fish are dying off in the community's famed lake, and the Eastsider LA reports the culprit might be herpes.
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About 200 carp have turned up dead in Echo Park Lake, and a park caretaker tells the Eastsider that the same strain of herpes that has spread in the Colorado River might be the cause. Don't they know about protection?