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Live Streaming Video of Demonstrations DTLA, Road Closures, Bus Detours, Maps and More for May Day Marches, Protests, and Rallies

Posted April 30, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 4,329 views]

Public demonstrations, marches and rallies planned for May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles.
Update!
LAX workers – Over 1,000 union members will rally inside the Tom Bradley International Terminal and then march east on to Century Blvd to Avion St. Streets will be closed.
The closure will last between Noon and 4pm. Travellers should add an extra hour of drive time to arrive at the airport …

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A promise for the future, following a route from the past

Posted April 29, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 3,189 views]

In honor of the opening of the Expo Line I’m watching and want to share this video.
Captured places with spaces of tracks – the rough, tough, knee-high, weed-growing grass, that grows through the cracks of the tracks. With graffiti-claimed viaducts, crazy-ass parking lots, backyards – piled high, and then…suddenly plain, left alone and not disturbed for some time, left to grow – in some …

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LA Times reports – deputies to round up DUI suspects with outstanding warrants

Posted April 28, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 2,043 views]

From L.A. Now
Palmdale motorists with outstanding warrants for driving under the influence of alcohol had better beware, officials at the Palmdale sheriff’s station warned Friday. Deputies are coming after you.
“Many who get caught drinking and driving are under the false hope that if they simply avoid the court system, the whole thing might fade away,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Det. Jeff Perkins said in …

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Expo Line Provides 1,512 FREE Parking Spaces

Posted April 27, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 6,246 views]

Expo Line provides 1,512 free parking spaces at facilities serving three stations
Connectivity abounds: Metro Bus and Metro Rail service – free parking, bike lanes and bike parking expand the Metro system and mobility throughout Los Angeles County
 
Commuters who are gearing up to take the Expo Line to work and other destinations have options to park for free at parking facilities located at La Cienega …

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405 San Diego Freeway Closures for Tonight and Your Early Morning Commute

Posted April 25, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 1,971 views]

Wilshire Segment (National Bl to Waterford St)

TU-WIL: Closure of northbound 3, 4 lanes from I-10 overpass to Pico cancelled for tonight.
TU-WIL: Closure of westbound I-10 connector to northbound I-405 cancelled for tonight.
TU-WIL: Southbound HOV lane closed from Santa Monica Bl to under I-10 tonight, 9pm to 5am.
TU-WIL: Northbound 1, 2 lanes closed from under I-10 bridge to Santa Monica Bl tonight, midnight to 5am.
TU-WIL: …

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Metro Offers Free Rides on New Metro Expo Line Opening Weekend, April 28/29

Posted April 24, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 4,941 views]

Metro Offers Free Rides on New Metro Expo Line Opening Weekend, April 28/29
The Expo Line is a new Metro Rail light-rail line under construction betweenDowntown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Expo phase 1, from Downtown Los Angeles to La Cienega Station to open on April 28, 2012 and to Culver City in June 2012.
 The opening of the new Metro Expo light rail line  celebrates by offering  free rides on the Expo Line during opening weekend Saturday …

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405 San Diego Freeway Closures for Tonight and Your Early Morning Commute

Posted April 24, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 1,281 views]

Wilshire Segment (National Bl to Waterford St)

MO-WIL: Sepulveda Bl reduced to one lane each direction from Salvation Army facilities to Wilshire tonight, 9pm to 6am. MO-WIL: Southbound 5 lane closed from Santa Monica Bl to Olympic Bl off-ramp tonight, 9pm to 5am.
MO-WIL: Southbound HOV lane closed from north of Waterford to south of Wilshire tonight, 9pm to 5am.
MO-WIL: Northbound 1, 2 lanes closed from …

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Dark Sky for an Excellent View of Tonight’s Meteor Shower

Posted April 22, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 5,346 views]

New moon Darkens Skies for meteor shower
by NPR’s Dana Farrington
Tonight is a good night for a meteor shower. The Lyrids aren’t known for their flashy shows, but this year they’re getting help from a new moon.
The dark skies will be “ideal for meteor watching from the ground,” NASA says.
Kelly Beatty, senior contributing editor for Sky and Telescope magazine, tells Weekend Edition host Scott Simon …

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Not so smart car!

Posted April 19, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 2,455 views]

Parking comes at a premium at Santa Monica College, home to KCRW. Some people will go to or take any lengths.
David Greene is an engineer extraordinaire here at KCRW. He snapped this picture yesterday afternoon… David referred to it as a “not so smart car”…
Now me? I call it a smart-ass car.
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