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One of the world’s largest Halloween celebrations, the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval will be held from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. along Santa Monica Boulevard from Doheny Drive to La Cienega Boulevard.
Image from the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnival website
We don’t need no stinking weekend to have fun!
The annual West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval 2012 has arrived, and hundreds of thousands of people …
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“I’ll be stuck in Obamajam! You’re Baracking my way!
There is a sure fire way to freak out LA drivers.
Just say, Obama is coming to town. More moans, groans, and loud screams can be heard than at a showing of a “Friday the 13th Extra Special Halloween Out Takes” movie. So scary, crying gasps of “OH NO, NOT AGAIN!” at decibel levels so high, …
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Space Shuttle Viewing Areas.
Forum – Oct 13 from 8a-10a. Free parking at the Hollywood Park Race Track. No overnight stays and the lot opens at 4am.
Crenshaw and MLK – Around 2p the shuttle will stop for half an hour and the public can view from a dedicated area north on Crenshaw from MLK.
Bill Robertson Lane – On Oct 13, the shuttle will reach its final destination.
Four parking lots have been set up to watch the shuttle roll up to the California Science Center. It should arrive around 8:30pm.
Use of the Expo Line is recommended.
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Monday’s morning rush hour(s) on the West Side could be tough, although a number of people have the day off due to Columbus Day.
Most banks, government offices and the US Postal service will be closed.
At 8:15am President Obama will be attending a fundraising breakfast at the Pacific Palisades home of syndication mogul Michael King and his wife Jena.
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CicLAvia is this Sunday, October 7. There will be street closures across Downtown Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, Macarthur Park and Exposition Park. Though the event happens from 10am until 3pm, the closures for CicLAvia will begin as early as 6am and last as late as 5pm.
Oh and don’t forget, President Obama will be at Nokia Theater for a fundraising concert.
But wait there’s more, a big and final party to celebrate the new 12 acre, 56 million dollar Grand Park. The celebration will include entertainment including jazz music, mariachi players, dance performers and fireworks. On Sunday the party continues and Grand Park will be one of the six hubs for the CicLAvia ride.
Watch a Live Stream of the demolition of The Mulholland Bridge.
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Are you kidding me? Nope, miles and miles of surface streets are going to be shut down from Venice to and into downtown for the triathlon and the nearly 3000 triathletes.
7:15 a.m. – Professionals start at Venice Beach
7:15 a.m. – 5K Fun Run at 11th St and Flower to Grand and 1st and return to start line
7:25 a.m. – Elite amateurs
7:30 a.m. – All divisions in waves of 150 each
12:00 p.m. – Finish line festival at L.A. LIVE! Nokia Plaza Awards ceremony
Here we go! Carmageddon 2 begins tonight!
Northbound 405 will close between the 10 and 101. Southbound 405 SOUTH will close between the 101 and Getty Center Dr.
What time does the 405 close?
Ramps will start closing tonight starting at 7pm.
Freeway lanes will close starting at 10pm.
Complete closure at midnight.
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The Ciclavia to the sea has been CANCELED
On Sunday, September 23
Calling all bicycle riders, exercise enthusiasts, outdoor fanatics, beach goers, Los Angeles lovers, party people young and old…who wants to go to the beach for a picnic ?
Meet Keith Martin, CicLAvia to the Sea Co Chair.
On July 2010, Kajon reported on her blog about this new street festival.
*CicLAvia was imported from Venezuela by Mayor …
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The fireworks may be over but looking for drunk drivers is not. Local authorities are out – Maximum Enforcement – through Sunday night. Don’t do it, it is not worth it. Period .
A first-time drunken driving conviction can cost $12,162 or more in fines, penalties, restitution, legal fees and increased insurance costs, according to the Auto Club. In addition to DUI checkpoints in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, there are also saturation patrols being deployed across those areas.
People frequently ask me, “why do you post the locations of DUI checkpoints?”