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The Tender Heart of KCRW

Posted November 30, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 5,216 views]
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It is with an immeasurable amount of sympathy that I forward this note along to you from Kajon. She will be away from Shortcuts for just a short period of time, but I wanted to let you know why. Not only because Kajon’s words are so touching and perhaps your condolences and comments will be therapeutic in this time, but also because its nice …

LA Culture, Street Scenes »

After The Rain

Posted November 22, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 3,745 views]

LA got a taste of some heavy rain over the weekend. I grabbed the camera and an umbrella ran across LA snapping some shots hoping to catch the ever the essence of horrible LA drivers in action.  But I did manage to capture the beauty of the aftermath of rain in our wonderful city. – Anthony Valadez

Cars, Events, LA Culture »

LA Auto Show 2011 Photos From David

Posted November 22, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 3,273 views]

Kcrw’s David Kleinbart went to the auto show. Check it out….
New wheels to the left.  Hot Wheels to the right.   Once you’ve entered the LA Auto Show, you’re completely surrounded by all that’s new – and a few cars that aren’t so new.
There are concept cars… cars that run totally on electricity… or gas… or a combination of the two. (Seems like every manufacturer’s …

LA Culture, Street Scenes »

LA JUXTAPOSED

Posted November 19, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,016 views]

Here are some random shots that I (Anthony Valadez) snapped around the Silverlake and Downtown LA area. Looking at these pics I am reminded of how awesome our natural habitat can be. The juxtapositions of culture, people and walks of life all blended into our wonderful city.   You can see more of my random shots of LA here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Buses, Public Transportation, Shortcuts, Tipshare »

Sunday Bus Shuttles replaces Blue Line.

Posted November 19, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,392 views]

From Metro…
 
Bus Shuttles Replace Blue Line btwn 7th/Metro & Washington
Affected Line: Metro Blue Line
Effective Date  Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011
Station: 7th/Metro, Pico, Grand, San Pedro
Description
Blue Line:  Sunday, Nov 20: due to major Blue Line/Expo Construction, beginning Sunday Open through Close, trains will operate only between Washington Station & Long Beach Transit Mall.  Trains will operate on regular schedule.  Shuttle Buses (Line 801) will operate between …

405 construction »

What CLOSURES are in effect for the West Side due to 405 San Diego Freeway construction??

Posted November 19, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,927 views]

 

The abbreviations below help Metro with Daily Updates by segment.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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Mulholland
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Please note that weekend closures end later on weekend days than Monday through Friday.
Wilshire Segment (National Bl to Waterford St)

FR-WIL: Beloit Av, between Santa Monica Bl and Nebraska, will remain closed until 4:30pm to finalize a concrete pour.

Nov. 18th

FR-WIL: First two extended Wilshire ramp closures scheduled to begin February 2012.

Nov. 18th

FR-WIL: Santa Monica Bl westbound …

Shortcuts, Tipshare »

How To Avoid Deer Vehicle Collisions – Steps to take to keep safe

Posted November 17, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,640 views]
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I was driving home from work about this time of the year a couple of years ago . I took Malibu Canyon and it was dark, very dark. Out of nowhere, a dear fell from the sky onto the hood of my car. Well, technically he jumped onto the hood of my car. Though from my perspective it appeared as if he just dropped …

405 construction, Road Construction, Shortcuts »

WLA Road ClOSURES for the 405 SanDiego Freeway

Posted November 17, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,298 views]

The abbreviations below help Metro the Daily Updates by segment.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
All
Wilshire
Sunset
Mulholland
ALL
WIL
SUN
MUL

All Segments

Today’s Closures

Date Posted

WE-ALL: DWP had a compromised trench last night at Getty ramps under-crossing on Sepulveda Bl. One lane in each direction closed.

Nov. 16th

TU-ALL: We had a “weirdness” today posting daily closures to our website. We apologize if you received extra postings.

Nov. 15th

Wilshire Segment (National Bl to Waterford St)

Today’s Closures

Date Posted

WE-WIL: Santa Monica Bl …

LA Culture »

CAR WASH ART

Posted November 13, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,368 views]

Artistic inspiration comes in the simplest of places.  This time it hit our Lisa Napoli in the drive-through on Glendale Blvd in Silverlake, across from the Astro Diner.
 

405 construction, Road Construction »

405 Closures put on Hold….

Posted November 12, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,618 views]

 
 Happy Veterans Day and weekend. 405 construction called off and no closures for the holiday weekend woo hoo!
 
 

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