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My Interview with NPR’s Scott Simon on this morning’s Weekend Edition. Which lane are you in, better or worse?
The city of Los Angeles recently finished a massive project to synchronize all of its 4,500 traffic lights in the hopes of reducing congestion. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon checks in with Kajon Cermak, the traffic reporter for member station KCRW in Santa Monica to see how the plan is panning out. National Public Radio host Scott Simon. By Andy Danyo, NPR
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I was honored and so flattered when film maker Joris Debeij called. Debeij asked if I would be interested in being profiled as apart of his on going project I am Los Angels. With a love for LA and what makes a city a city, he told me that he was shooting mini documentaries. People are fascinating, all so different yet in so many …
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Back by popular demand, and perhaps to be a holiday tradition, this video is so beautiful and not to be missed. Enjoy this re-post my friends and Happy Holidays!
I LOVE this. I love taking pictures almost as much as I love being a broadcaster, almost. This was created with 4000 still images. It is quite amazing. I found this video through LAist.
Just in time …
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So many great videos of LA. This one just might take the cake. No matter what language you speak, some things transcend words.
I sure did. Friggin’ gorgeous!
NightFall from Colin Rich on Vimeo.
Located next to the emblematic Hollywood sign, Griffith Observatory has been a set in many movies including Rebel Without a Cause.
Photo from and read more: http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/inbrief/2012/09/20120925136579.html#ixzz2F0EkbO7M
Still looking for something to do this weekend? How about a lot of beauty, plenty of fresh air, exploring LA, a competition and get a little culture to boot? Sounds pretty good doesn’t?
Grab your favorite veteran and tomorrow morning hunt for clues through Metro’s system and discover amazing art. It’s a race. It’s the LA Metro Art Adventure. Beginning at 10 a.m. and lasting about 3 hours. How about a Los Angeles art treasure hunt/race?
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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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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.
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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
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Just in case you forgot how wonderful Carmageddon was last year, here is a repost of my Carmageddon Wrap Up! Enjoy!
I’ve never been so proud to be an Angeleno. There will be those malcontents that think it was much ado about nothing. They are wrong. There is only one reason it was nothing. For the first time a city, the second largest city in the country, came together and did everything right.
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Yes, the 10 mile stretch freeway that links the San Fernando Valley to the west side of Los Angeles will be closed.
But do not fear, it was heaven last year, and help is on the way.
What does LAX Operational Planning have to say…A LOT!
Their group has put together everything you want to know but were afraid to ask.
Very Comprehensive, LAX Operational Planning has left no stone unturned. With links, maps, detours, tips and more this is your “go to” guide.
Happy Trails…and may the force be with you!