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You may want take Metro Rail to the LA Marathon Sunday, March 9
For Metro Rail route and schedule information visit the Metro Trip Planner at metro.net. Due to technological limitations, short-term, temporary bus detours are not reflected in Google Transit, Metro Trip Planner, or NexTrip real time bus arrivals.
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Roads located directly on the marathon’s track will shut down …
The state’s 5th District Court of appeals has ruled that while driving it is legal to look at a map on your cellphone
(AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal for drivers to read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel.
Thursday’s ruling by the state’s 5th District Court of Appeal reverses the conviction of a Fresno man who was ticketed …
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I love this time of year in Southern California. With spring chomping at the bit to race into So Cal I’ve planted my sweet Peas and parked my car. With the early spring comes Hollywood’s biggest night of the year. This Sunday, March 2, 2014 is the 86th Academy Awards show.
All the excitement, designer gowns, the red carpet, glamor, the gift bags, and all …
Are you tired of trying to figure out the street signs in Los Angeles?
My job is traffic for god sake, and even I can’t figure this out!
Okay, so maybe it won’t help, but it will be a lot more fun.
Street artist Jay Shells selected spe lyrics from rap songs that mention specific locations New York City, and created street signs.
From Gothamist , which …
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What does Ice Cube and the Goodyear Blimp have in common? A song? A cause? Great marketing?
Freeway Construction, Headline, Traffic »
Southbound I-405 Closure Between US 101 and Getty Center Dr. Planned Saturday Night, Jan. 18
A full southbound I-405 closure from the 101 in Sherman Oaks to Getty Center Dr tomorrow night – Saturday, January 18 through Sunday morning, January 19, between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m.
· Ramps begin closing at 7 p.m.
· Lanes begin closing at 11 p.m.
The US 101 southbound connector to the …
The 405 will be closed.
Expect a full closure at different times on the 405 – in both directions through the Sepulveda Pass tomorrow night,Thursday, January 16.
One direction of the freeway will be maintained at all times.
Full closure from Valley Vista Boulevard to the southbound Skirball Center Drive on-ramp on the night of Thursday, January 16 from midnight to 2 a.m. Friday.
Northbound I- 405:
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If you are a regular reader of Shortcuts then you know my favorite holiday – it’s No Pants Subway Ride.
It’s time for fun, at least for us in LA, fun in the sun. I can’t imagine doing this and being half nakey the on the east coast where Improve Everywhere 13 years ago started the now global No Pants Subway Ride.
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1,800 flights stopped as blizzard aims for East Coast.
Air travelers can expect delays and cancellations at Newark, Kennedy and La Guardia airports and rail service on Metro-North, the LIRR and PATH trains will likely be disrupted as well.
U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,800 flights nationwide on Thursday in advance of the storm. Many were on regional airlines that handle shorter flights for the major carriers.
Headline, 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 …