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  • L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers

    L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers
    City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run. At least 100...
  • Economic hit from impasse could endure

    Economic hit from impasse could endure
    WASHINGTON — In the grand scheme of the $16-trillion U.S. economy, the nearly three-week government shutdown and standoff over the debt ceiling may not look like much. Analysts estimate the loss at tens of billions of dollars, and reckon that much...
  • BART strike: Bursts of anger as well as shrugs from Bay Area commuters

    BART strike: Bursts of anger as well as shrugs from Bay Area commuters
    With another BART strike in full effect Friday, Bay Area commuters crammed onto extra ferries and buses to get around the lack of rail service. For some, the strike was a minor inconvenience, for others, the frustration of a protracted labor dispute...
  • Disney Hall's architecture, not its music, lures many

    Disney Hall's architecture, not its music, lures many
    They come at night for Gustavo Dudamel. They come during the day for Frank Gehry. Not everyone visiting the Walt Disney Concert Hall during its first decade has been interested in experiencing the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, it seems. "I'm not...
  • Parking meters arrive in Los Angeles

     
    Mrs. Barbara Steele and daughter get a warning tag from Officer Harvey Bauler for overtime parking in newly established parking meter area on Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood....
  • Send us your video of bike lane roadblocks

    Send us your video of bike lane roadblocks
    Here's what a bike lane in Highland Park looks like on Tuesdays, trash pickup day. Is something wrong here? City Hall stripes the street with bike lanes. City Hall requires garbage cans, the black, the blue and the green, to be put on the street by 6 a.m....
  • High-rise apartment enclave planned for downtown L.A.

    High-rise apartment enclave planned for downtown L.A.
    Residential blocks east of Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles are filling in as the area attracts more young singles, couples and baby boomers. Six real estate parcels, now mostly parking lots in the shadow of AT&T Center, have been purchased in...
  • Another major apartment-retail complex planned for downtown L.A.

    Another major apartment-retail complex planned for downtown L.A.
    Another major apartment and retail complex is slated for construction in downtown Los Angeles across the street from Mack Urban's proposed residential project in South Park. Beverly Hills developer Sonny Astani is set to develop the $245-million project...
  • Brown signs bill to give driving permits to those in U.S. illegally

    Brown signs bill to give driving permits to those in U.S. illegally
    With immigrant rights advocates and community leaders looking on, Gov. Jerry Brown stood on the steps of L.A. City Hall on Thursday to celebrate signing a new law that will allow people in the country illegally to receive a permit to legally drive in...
  • Road conditions in L.A. region judged worst in country

    Road conditions in L.A. region judged worst in country
    The roads in Greater Los Angeles are the most deteriorated in the United States, costing drivers more than $800 a year, according to a national transportation analysis released Thursday. Los Angeles-Santa Ana-Long Beach ranks first among cities with...
  • Review: Yellow brick road construction work in 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Review: Yellow brick road construction work in 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Like most little girls, I loved the movie “The Wizard of Oz” even though, or maybe because, it left me with so many questions. Is Dorothy’s visit to the garish Technicolor Oz really supposed to be a dream (that crushing departure...