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Re "Subway worries for the Phil," May 17 I am second to no one in my enthusiasm for riding the rail lines operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. But the proposed new subway line downtown must not — must not!...
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall. Experts who know the hall's...
During eight years in office, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa staked much of his legacy on transportation. He lobbied Washington for millions of dollars in federal funding. He oversaw the addition of 150 miles of bike lanes. And, five years ago, he...
Chris Robbins could be a poster child for mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti's vision for Los Angeles. Each morning, Robbins straps on a backpack, cues up his iPod and sets out on a short walk to the subway, which whisks him to his downtown public...
Tags: Litigation, Trials, Rentals, Personal Income, Cirque du Soleil
Well, Michael Bublé, you've made our hearts melt yet again. The crooner gave an impromptu performance at the 66th Street Lincoln Center stop of the New York subway Thursday, singing the Jackson 5's "Who's Lovin' You." He sang the song with a capella...
Tags: Transportation, Jessica Alba, Music, Travel, Entertainment
NEW YORK — In the program for "Lucky Guy," the play Nora Ephron raced to complete before her death last year, there's a note by the author titled "Journalism: A Love Story." That's a pretty good description of the drama, Ephron's valentine to...
Re "It all begins on Wilshire," March 24 I have always been fascinated by Wilshire Boulevard, the great thoroughfare analyzed by Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne. While I had a job on Wilshire near Vermont Avenue as a twentysomething in...
The man accused of killing Colorado's prisons chief had bomb-making materials in his trunk when he got into a highway shootout in Texas, according to court documents released Tuesday. The gun that killed Colorado prisons director Tom Clements last...
Tags: Prisons, Shootings, Tom Clements, Law Enforcement, Explosions
Re "Broken civic promise," Critic's Notebook, March 3 I was glad to read Christopher Hawthorne's piece on Los Angeles' missed opportunities, miscalculations and wrong choices regarding the creation of our public spaces and public transit systems....
Los Angeles Times Architecture CriticLos Angeles, more than most cities, has defined itself by continual bursts of expansion and an unflagging optimism about its place in the world. But as the city has grown to a population nearing 4 million, we've neglected some major holes in the civic...
Tags: Georgetown, Museums, Arts, Union Pacific Corporation, Eli Broad
Re "Beverly Hills' subway spat," Editorial, Feb. 19 There is widespread support for the Westside subway extension in Beverly Hills. Notwithstanding the tunneling issue, about 65% of the city's residents voted in favor of Measure R in 2008 as well as its...
Tags: Transportation, Zev Yaroslavsky, Travel
In a city where reports of people being struck and killed by subway trains are all too common, New Yorkers awoke on Monday to learn of a heroic rescue of man who fell onto the tracks. The man, whose identity was not released, was apparently drunk and...
Tags: Lincoln Center
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