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Damn street signs. Can I park here or not!?

Posted October 15, 2014 by | 3 Comments | 1,290 views]
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There just might be a new way to play the Los Angeles game: “Can I park here or not!??”

Parking signs are so notoriously ridiculous they are the laugh of not only the nation, people are laughing  around the globe.   The infamous signs have been fodder for comics for years; Louis CK has got to be my favorite.

I’m a traffic reporter with a passion for the …

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Jonesing for CicLAvia? Gotcha covered, Sunday the 7th.

Posted September 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 499 views]
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This Sunday, September 7, CicLAvia Explores Broadway
Ciclavia just gets better and better. The next car-free streets extravaganza, called Heart of LA won’t be until October 5, 2014.
In the meantime what’s a CicLAvia addict to do? Why explore LA of course, and help out our favorite extra curricular activity, proceeds will benefit CicLAvia.

Cars, Events, Road Closures, Street Scenes, Traffic »

Traffic Havoc Downtown all Weekend

Posted August 30, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 445 views]
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Made in America event detour map in conjunction with the 2nd Street Closure between Spring St and Broadway effective tonight, 8/29 through Tuesday, 9/2 2014. Potential traffic chaos due…

Cars, Street Scenes, Video Day »

Meet Porter – The first Driving Dog

Posted August 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 595 views]
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Are you thinking about getting a dog? Yes? From where? I love dogs. They make life better. How about adopting from the pound? Some people make the assumption that something will be wrong with a dog from an animal shelter. Afraid that the dogs are either too old and sick or that they can’t be trained and thinking that is probably why Fido was …

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Who says there is too much traffic in LA?

Posted July 29, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 669 views]
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Filmmaker Russell Houghton gives the drivers of LA empty streets and freeways. For most of us that is only dream rather than the daily nightmare that we are forced to endure 24/7. This fantasy can only compare to finding pots of gold at the end of rainbows and where galloping off on your unicorn means never having to say, “Sorry I’m late, the traffic was horrible!”

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Naked Dancing for Romancing

Posted July 16, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 701 views]

My Favorite video this week going viral and shot on the streets of Los Angeles.
Gotta love when traffic and culture collide!
“All she wants to do is dance, and make romance….”
Don Henley

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Road Closures for the Academy Awards

Posted February 26, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,174 views]
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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 …

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Take off your pants. It’s the annual No Pants Subway Ride Day 2014

Posted January 11, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,384 views]
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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.

Events, Road Closures, Street Scenes »

LA Marathon 2013 “Stadium to the Sea” Road Closures with Links, Maps and Stats

Posted March 14, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 4,078 views]

Start Line
Dodger Stadium
Finish Line
Intersection of California Av & Ocean Av, City of Santa Monica

Several streets in Hollywood, including parts of Hollywood Blvd., Orange Dr., and Sunset Blvd., will be closed.
Towing zones will be posted up to 72 hours in advance; please follow posted restrictions.

TOW AWAY ZONES for Hollywood Blvd:

Temporary No Stopping, Sunday, March 17, 2013

Both sides of the street from 12am to 1pm:
Between Normandie Ave. & Orange Dr.
Orange Dr. between Hollywood Blvd. & Sunset Blvd.
Sunset Blvd. between Orange Dr. & Havenhurst Dr. (City Limits)
West sides of the street from 12am to 4pm:

Events, Kajon Cermak, Public Transportation, Street Scenes, Video »

Need a Little Excitement in Your life? Take Your Pants Off.

Posted January 12, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 3,583 views]

 
Comfort is your Enemy… Albert Einstein
Are you feeling bored with your life? Perhaps you do the same thing every day and your life is on automatic pilot.
Need to jump start your personal growth? One of the best ways to accomplish that is to push beyond your comfort zone.
Here is one heck of a way to do that
Sunday (1/13/13) is the annual No Pants Subway …

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