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  • State orders MTA to replace flawed section of Expo Line track

     
    State regulators have ordered officials of the new Expo light rail line to replace a flawed piece of track that experts fear could trigger a derailment and to fix an automated safety system that has not worked properly since the......
  • Metro chief orders probe of track flaw where Blue, Expo lines meet

     
    The chief executive officer of the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has asked the agency’s inspector general to investigate an alignment problem on the new Expo Line that experts say presents a risk of derailment....
  • In their words: L.A. mayor candidates answer The Times' questions

     
    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck has a good chance of keeping his job if any of the three most prominent candidates for mayor manages to win. But embattled Fire Chief Brian Cummings? Not so much. When The Times posed a series of questions about major issues...
  • 405 Freeway fully open after Sepulveda Pass paving finishes early

     
    405 Freeway fully open, ahead of schedule...
  • Ahead of schedule, 405 Freeway to fully reopen by sunrise Sunday

     
    The northbound 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass could fully reopen by Sunday at 5 a.m., a full 24 hours ahead of schedule, as crews finished repaving work quicker than anticipated....
  • MTA unveils final proposal for 710 Freeway gap

     
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Friday released the final version of their analysis of alternatives for closing the so-called “710 gap” between Alhambra and Pasadena, setting the stage for more vigorous environmental review....
  • Critic's Notebook: Metro douses expectations on Union Station project

    Critic's Notebook: Metro douses expectations on Union Station project
    Talk about raining on your own parade. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority coaxed Renzo Piano from Paris, Ban van Berkel from Amsterdam and a bunch of talented local architects from the far Westside and brought them together Wednesday afternoon...
  • Recapping The Times' election endorsements

     Recapping The Times' election endorsements
    President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
  • For the record

    Former Cudahy mayor: In the Jan. 29 LATExtra section, an article about former Cudahy Mayor David Silva's sentencing in a bribery case omitted the first name and title of former Cudahy City Manager George Perez. Hollywood Bowl: In the Jan. 29 Calendar...
  • Irvin R. Lai dies at 83; Chinese American community leader in Los Angeles

    Irvin R. Lai dies at 83; Chinese American community leader in Los Angeles
    Irvin R. Lai, a revered Chinese American community leader in Los Angeles best known for his efforts to save the roast duck in Chinatown and to ensure the proper handling of burial remains exposed during the Metro Gold Line extension, has died. He was 83....
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...