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Starting tonight Westwood Boulevard and Overland Boulevard will be closed!

Posted November 16, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 6,504 views]

The Expo Line Construction Authority is planning full weekend closures of Westwood Boulevard and Overland Avenue over the next few weeks.

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Ramp Jam Over? Yes to say YES!

Posted November 6, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,362 views]
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It’s official, tomorrow is the big day!
The rebuilt “flyover” ramp at the Wilshire/405 interchange will finally open.
All final barriers will be removed, and the Wilshire ramp will reopen 11/7/13 by 6 a.m., bringing an official end to “Ramp Jam” closures at Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood.
 
The massive eastbound Wilshire to northbound I-405 “flyover” ramp is approximately three times the length of the original ramp, providing substantial …

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Road Closures for Halloween Carnaval in West Hollywood

Posted November 1, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 3,065 views]
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The following street closures will be in effect:
– San Vicente Boulevard between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica will be closed all day, reopening at 7 a.m. Friday;
– Santa Monica between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, including all side streets, will close at noon Thursday, reopening at 6 a.m. Friday.
– Robertson Boulevard between Melrose and Santa Monica will be closed from noon Thursday through …

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Full 405 freeway closure this weekend – in both directions.

Posted October 25, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,362 views]
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Full 405 Closure in both directions through Sepulveda Pass Planned Saturday Night, Oct. 26
 

Southbound I-405:
Lane closures start on Saturday, October 26 at 10 p.m.  Closure will be from Valley Vista Boulevard to the southbound Skirball Center Dr on-ramp from 1 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Sundaymorning.
 
Northbound I- 405: 
Lane closures start on Saturday, October 26 at 10 p.m. Closure will be from Getty Center Dr to the northbound Skirball onramp from 3 a.m. …

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

Posted October 17, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,299 views]
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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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Dodgers Offer Free Parking for Carpools of Four or More

Posted October 11, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,442 views]
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Drive less. Smile more.
The Dodgers encourage ride sharing by offering free parking.

Is that a big flag or are you just happy to see me?
Free Parking in general parking for the remainder of the National League playoffs for cars with four or more fans. In a press release yesterday, Senior Vice-President of External Affairs Renata Simril said:

We know we had a parking issue during our …

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MAPS! I Love this. Understand LA freeways the easy way.

Posted October 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,875 views]
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LA freeways are now easy to understand
 
I just love maps, hey maybe that’s why I became a traffic reporter!
I really like what Stonebrown Design did with these maps.  It Sure makes LA freeways much easier to understand!
This is super
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Stonebrown Design is the work of Peter Dunn.  Oh, and you can order prints from his website. I think I see a new framed picture …

Cars, LA Culture, Video »

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

Posted October 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,359 views]
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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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Soon solo drivers will be able to drive in car pool lanes, no hybrid required!

Posted September 25, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,084 views]
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 Los Angeles catches up with the real world.
 
 

 
You are driving alone in your car.
You are driving SB 405  from the valley heading to LAX. Your mother is flying in. You said you would meet her at the gate.
You can get special TSA dispensation if you get there early enough. Her bad knees cause a lot of pain and mom needs a wheel chair.
Luckily …

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You could be involved in a staged collision – swoop and squat

Posted September 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,067 views]
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INSURANCE FRAUD
 
A scam generating millions of dollars is on the rise in California.
Angelinos are at the highest risk of becoming victims of the fraud as 43% of all the staged collisions in our great state happen in Los Angeles County.
Known as “swoop-and-squat” the fraud involves two drivers boxing in an unsuspecting motorist. The lead vehicle brakes suddenly forcing a collision.
 

 
Used to defraud auto insurance …

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