Articles from 2013
LA Culture, Video Day »
from the archives…
I LOVE this video!!! I always wondered what it would be like to be an airplane pilot.
This video gives me a peek of what that might look like.I have looked into taking flying lessons. I adore skydiving.Then I thought it would be cool to get a helicopter license. Um…$$$$$$
I still might do it someday (when pigs fly). How fun would it be …
DUI Checkpoints, Traffic »
I handed my license to the deputy as he leaned over poking his head into my window asking, “Good evening mam. Have you been drinking tonight?” I’ve got to say it felt really good when I replied, “Not a drop sir.” Handing me my license back he replied, “Good answer.”
Freeway Construction, Traffic »
Photo from The LA Times
SB I-405 Freeway Closure Between Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard in West L.A. Planned December 26, 2013
West L.A. The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor is scheduled to implement a full directional closure of the Southbound I-405 between Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard in West L.A. the night of Thursday, December 26, from midnight to 5 a.m. on Friday morning, December 27, 2013. The closures …
405 construction »
Image from Metro
Southbound I-405 freeway closure between U.S. 101 and Getty Center planned for tonight
Sepulveda Pass on the Southbound side of the 405 between the the 101 and the Getty Center Drive off-ramp overnights on December 19 and 21, 2013. The closures will accommodate the shifting of K-rail and traffic lanes.
Night of Thursday, December 19 from midnight to 5 a.m.
Night of Saturday, December 21, …
Who pays when a president comes to town?
This is fascinating to me and would love your opinion.
Kajon Cermak, LA Culture, Road Closures »
UPDATE 5:33 p.m.
POTUS HAS LANDED
UPDATE 5:22 p.m.
President is running late. Not in LA yet….ETA 5:30p.m.
You have heard that President Barack Obama is making his rounds in Los Angeles today and tomorrow, right?
POTUS arriving at LAX around 4:30 attending events on the west side today, including the homes of basketball icon Magic Johnson and media proprietor Haim Saban. Then on Tuesday, Obama will be in …
Public Transportation, Road Closures »
The Expo Line Construction Authority is planning full weekend closures of Westwood Boulevard and Overland Avenue over the next few weeks.
405 construction, Events, Road Construction »
It’s official, tomorrow is the big day!
The rebuilt “flyover” ramp at the Wilshire/405 interchange will finally open.
All final barriers will be removed, and the Wilshire ramp will reopen 11/7/13 by 6 a.m., bringing an official end to “Ramp Jam” closures at Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood.
The massive eastbound Wilshire to northbound I-405 “flyover” ramp is approximately three times the length of the original ramp, providing substantial …
Events, Road Closures »
The following street closures will be in effect:
– San Vicente Boulevard between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica will be closed all day, reopening at 7 a.m. Friday;
— Santa Monica between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, including all side streets, will close at noon Thursday, reopening at 6 a.m. Friday.
— Robertson Boulevard between Melrose and Santa Monica will be closed from noon Thursday through …