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KCRW’s New Building

Posted November 16, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
B 2015 05 12 Building B second level electrical Trimble layout

With expectations that KCRW’s new building will be completed next year, the excitement around the station is contagious.

Digital Danger, Traffic »

Hit and Runners just took a hit!

Posted September 29, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
CBS got this shot. This makes me so happy!

Governor Jerry Brown finally signed a new bill into effect, which will create an alert system similar to amber alerts for hit and runs. We’ve been following this story for well over a year on Shortcuts
Now a vehicle’s make, model, color and license plate number would be displayed on digital highway signs. Governor Brown vetoed a similar bill last year, saying he was worried …

Street Scenes, Traffic »

L.A. Landmark Pink’s Hot Dogs just missed tragedy as vehicle crashed onto sidewalk

Posted August 20, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]

Tragedy just barely avoided today at Pink’s Hot Dog stand

Photo of the Day, Traffic »

Tests to identify high drivers gets rejected

Posted May 5, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Drug “Breathalyzers” rejected by California Lawmakers

Cars, LA Culture, Photo of the Day, Traffic »

How to handle Los Angeles traffic.

Posted March 19, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
mustang guy

Does traffic stress you out? Some use the time to relax.

Road Closures, Road Construction, Traffic »

The Pink Lady (Malibu Canyon Tunnel) is closed 2015

Posted January 7, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]

The Malibu Canyon Tunnel is closed for construction
I like calling the tunnel the Pink Lady. I want to keep her story alive and honor the artist, 31-year-old Lynne Seemayer along with her art. In the late 60’s when Seemayer decided to and actually did clean off the graffiti from a mountainside in Malibu. She would slip out of bed, leave her family and head to the canyon with her paint, her supplies and the moon in the sky. All by herself up the mountain she’d climb, then with her rope she’d rappel off the side.

Cars, Digital Danger, Traffic »

Is Waze your friend or foe?

Posted December 17, 2014 by | 3 Comments | ]
Waze photo by danielle_blue/ Flickr/Creative Commons

Yesterday I joined Which Way, LA? with Warren Olney (Ahhh, Warren Olney. His show falls under the “reasons I love public radio” umbrella). We were together to talk about Waze, the crowd-sourced traffic app.
A recent AP report focused on how the app is changing traffic in Los Angeles and talked to residents who are objecting to more cars in their neighborhood. From AP: 
When word spread that the explosively popular new smartphone …

Tipshare, Traffic »

Tips for driving in the rain

Posted December 12, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Photo via Flickr/ by IndyDina with Mr. Wonderful /Creative Commons

Well, the rain is back in town for a limited engagement, appearing with the Water Ballet at a freeway near you. And we may inadvertently (or hopefully not) participate in the sport of Water Flying, otherwise known as hydroplaning. Please leave this in the hands of professional stunt drivers.
Rain makes accidents way more likely. From 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. last Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 …

Buses, Cars, Kajon Cermak, LA Culture, Public Transportation, Street Scenes, Traffic »

No Driving for Kajon, I City Walk to KCET

Posted November 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

The KCET City Walk episode I was in, is now available online:
You’ll love this episode and no not simply because I’m in it! ;-)
There are a number of great segments that as an Angeleno, you will relate to. With so much to learn and do in this thriving metropolis, let City Walk inspire you to explore all the wonder that makes Los Angeles the city we call home.

Cars, Digital Danger, Traffic »

Is there a secret police file on you because of your license plate?

Posted October 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Yes, apparently there could be and you don’t even get to see it. Don’t like. Eric Roy, one of our newsmen here at KCRW reported on this story last week.