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  • Bus riders protest transit fare hikes

     
    Five members of the Bus Riders Union began fasting Thursday morning in downtown Los Angeles to protest transit fare hikes that will go into effect on July 1 unless the Metropolitan Transportation Authority rescinds the increases. The protest, which...
  • Home of first In-N-Out considers temporary ban on new drive-throughs

     
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  • 74-year-old 'slap tagging' suspect pleads no contest to misdemeanor vandalism

     
    A 74-year-old man dubbed the oldest vandalism suspect ever arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department -- after authorities said he put "slap tags" on the inside of Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses -- pleaded no contest Thursday...
  • Video: David Lazarus on fixing L.A.'s transit mess

     
    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel charged with creating a new vision for public transportation in the greater Los Angeles area delivers a busload of status quo, business columnist David Lazarus writes today....
  • Tagging crew that rampaged after Lakers' 2009 NBA title win targeted in crackdown

     
    Nearly a dozen Southern California law enforcement agencies arrested members of a tagging crew Wednesday believed responsible for hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage over the last year, including during the Lakers' 2009 victory...
  • Buses, trains to shut down near Staples Center and East L.A.

     
    Buses and trains that normally operate near Staples Center will be shut down or rerouted during Thursday night's game between the Lakers and Celtics because of street closures. Buses along Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles will also be shut......
  • From the Red Car to the Blue Line: L.A. tracks its rail history

     
    The last Red Car to Long Beach rolled out of the station at 6th and Main streets just before 4 a.m. on April 9, 1961. One hundred-thirty-nine Angelenos paid $4 apiece to take the journey that ended the Long Beach......
  • Demolition work begins on Sunset Blvd. bridge at 405

     
    Construction workers have begun preparing for demolition of the Sunset Boulevard bridge over the 405 Freeway, a new phase in a larger effort to widen the freeway through the Westside. The demolition will begin later this month or in early......
  • Villaraigosa in D.C. to lobby for federal help on mass transit projects

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be back in Washington on Thursday to lobby for support for federal help to speed expansion of the region’s transit network, including the subway to Westwood. The mayor is scheduled to testify at the......
  • Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead

    Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead
    Is it just me, or are you sort of glad that "Carmageddon" is happening? For the small percentage of the population who will be seriously inconvenienced -- the waitress, say, who lives in the Valley and is expected at work in Santa Monica at 6 a.m....
  • Race for L.A. city controller gets ugly

    The campaign for Los Angeles city controller has shifted into ugly mode today, with candidates Wendy Greuel and Nick Patsaouras trading charges and putting up last-minute ads attacking each other in the run-up to Tuesday's election. Greuel hit Patsaouras...