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Traffic in WeHo ugh, La Cienega Boulevard is closed.

Posted August 21, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]

La Cienega Boulevard closed to motorists between Fountain and Sunset as of yesterday, August 17th through mid September 2015.

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NOW TRAINS, planes and automobiles for Santa Monica

Posted July 31, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]

Moving to Southern California has had few disappointments. I would venture to guess one of mine may be one of yours. Traffic and the lack of public transportation. The changes in the last several years have given me more than hope …people, we have and are getting more options.,
US News has three California cities in the top 10, two cities of those right here …

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You can Now take Your Dog to Restaurants

Posted August 26, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will make it easier to dine with your dog at restaurants.

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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 | ]

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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City Walk – exploring the best walkable communities in Southern California.

Posted October 17, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
Irvine Twilight

I love KCET. The most recent reason my love grows for this explosion of creative programming is the series City Walk .
I am addicted to discovery, and regardless of how you watch it, be it television or online it is a must see. Whether traveling in the USA or looking for something in your own back yard, welcome to City Walk.

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Jerry Brown says no to helping LA drivers! Boo!!

Posted October 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill (Bill 405, the irony of that name does not escape me), that would have allowed lone motorists to use carpool lanes

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How did she do it? Diana Nyad’s extreme dream.

Posted September 6, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

Worthy of Throwback Thursday. Not only do I love Diana’s segment, the whole show is for anyone who surfs,loves the ocean, or hates it.
“The Ocean is my home…”

Diana is part Greek on her dad’s side and her last name Nyad translated means water nymph. Diana refers to herself as, “The nyad of the sea.”
Working at KCRW has given me the opportunity to meet the …

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Oh Ship…My favorite video this week…

Posted April 24, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]


Ship My Pants, if you haven’t seen it…

There’s a reason this video is going viral…it’s hilarious!

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All lanes of Hollywood Blvd. closed TOMORROW SATURDAY 4/6/13

Posted April 4, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]


All lanes of Hollywood Blvd, east of LaBrea Ave, will be closed for the Hollywood Half Marathon the morning of 4/6/13, reopening by 11am.

Hollywood Half Marathon
When:Saturday, April 6, 2013 1:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Details: All lanes of Hollywood Blvd., between LaBrea Ave. and Hillhurst Ave., will be closed.
Intersections will open as the race allows.
The race route will be marked as “No Parking – Tow …

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How Do Those Metro ExpressLanes Work Anyway? How Does it Make Traffic any Better?

Posted March 9, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

This is how Metro explains it…

Headline photo from the blog Playing with Politics