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  • Measure J: Moving today for tomorrow

    October 30, 2012 | 3:47 pm

    Read a response to this piece here.

    How much would we like to do, but simply don’t, because of traffic? Commuting questions plague us every day: How long will it take us to get to work; to go to the doctor; to get to school; to attend events for our kids or grandkids?

    Over the...

  • Carmageddon II: The return of the 405 closure

    MTA

    September 28, 2012 | 11:10 am

    The demolition of the north side of Mulholland Dr Bridge has been scheduled for Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2012. As with the demolition of the south side of the 608-foot-long bridge, the I-405 through the Sepulveda Pass will be closed in both directions that...

  • The Closure

    By Rabbi Ilana Grinblat

    July 14, 2011 | 11:22 am

    On July 16th and 17th, a ten mile stretch of the 405 freeway will be closed for 53 hours. For the past month, the sign on the freeway has been flashing this warning – as if signaling that the end of the world is coming. The newspapers and internet sites have underscored this...

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  • Top 10 signs you’re stuck in Carmageddon

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 8, 2011 | 12:28 pm

    Hundreds of vehicles around you, the incessant sound of car horns filling the air, and that overwhelming feeling that maybe you shouldn’t have left the house this morning…

    Confused? You’re probably in the thick of…

    CARMAGEDDON

    And if you are still in complete and utter shock,...

  • Accommodating the shut-down, Jewishly

    July 5, 2011 | 6:22 pm

    Due to road closures during the demolition of the Mulholland Bridge on “Carmageddon” weekend, the two major arts institutions located closest to the bridge — the Getty Center and the Skirball Cultural Center, both in the Sepulveda Pass — will be closed on Saturday, July 16,...

  • The ‘bridge to nowhere’ that’s behind Carmageddon

    July 5, 2011 | 3:49 pm

    Thousands of commuters race past the Mulholland Bridge at great speeds every day. Silent and waiting for its execution date in mid-July, the bridge is rarely appreciated or remembered.

    After more than 50 years of service to Los Angeles County, the Mulholland Bridge —  which most...

  • Massive 405 Freeway project respects the boundaries of a Jewish tradition

    July 5, 2011 | 12:28 pm

    Metro and Caltrans are working with Orthodox Jews to ensure that the upcoming “Carmageddon” will not affect their eruz, latimes.com reports.

    Like just about everybody else, Orthodox Jews in Los Angeles have their issues with the 405 Freeway widening project. Unlike most people,...

  • My Interview with the Department of Homeland Security!

    By Julia Bendis

    February 1, 2011 | 10:45 am

    Years ago, I had applied for a position with the Department of Homeland Security.  Why would I apply for a position with the Homeland Security?  Who knows…  Remember my post about my ADD, and pins in my ass?  Well, that’s why.  This was right after 9/11, and they just formed this new...

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