So much of the discussion about mass transit in Los Angeles is about the future. And it is true that Los Angeles is aggressively building out its transit system to make up for past neglect and to help meet the region’s profound growth and urbanization. It seems every other day...
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A Russian lawmaker from President Vladimir Putin's ruling United Russia party reportedly opposed making public transportation free for Holocaust survivors.
Andrei Yershov of the Smolensk City Council in western Russia acknowledged making the comments during a free-ranging...
November 1, 2012 | 10:04 am
This piece was written in response to 'Measure J: Moving today for tomorrow'
Clearly Measure J is, in reality, a magician’s slight of hand trick. If I remember correctly Measure R, the predessor to Measure J, was a detailed proposition consisting of 34 pages describing the...
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August 7, 2008 | 2:20 amMake sure to contact the hospital or mortuary so that you can fill out any paperwork, i.e., death certificate, as soon after the death as possible.
If you have preplanned:
- Contact the doctor to fill out any paperwork.
- Contact the funeral director (who should have a list of...
June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm
With the Democratic primary victories of Debra Bowen for secretary of state, and Mike Feuer and Alex Padilla for State Legislature, Los Angeles -- of all places -- is playing a role in whether Sacramento becomes a less incendiary and gridlocked place.
Bowen, who has been a member of...
August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm
How many trees does it take to absorb the emissions from your car's commute? How much land does it take to feed and raise the beef you eat for dinner? How much space on earth does your trash take up?
The city of Santa Monica has taken up the task of answering those questions in...
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Imagine a sunny Saturday afternoon. Families walking home from shul along quiet streets cross a well-worn thoroughfare, once the site of a rail system running through the neighborhood like a gentle stream, now transformed into a freeway for high-speed buses. The light changes and the...
May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm