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North Hollywood/Zev Yaroslavsky station? Stop the political madness
North Hollywood/Zev Yaroslavsky station? Stop the political madness

A Metro committee on Thursday backed a plan to rename two rail stations after termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisors Zev Yaroslavsky and Gloria Molina. If approved by the full Metro board -- which still includes the two supervisors -- on Oct. 2, the Red Line terminus would be called the North Hollywood/Zev Yaroslavsky station and the Gold Line would get the East Los Angeles Civic Center/Gloria Molina station. Seriously? Not only are these long, unwieldy station names that will mean absolutely nothing to the vast majority of transit riders, but the decision to rename the stations smacks of self-congratulatory back-slapping among politicians. Yaroslavsky and Molina should say,...

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