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Wilshire/Fairfax Subway Decking Work Completed Five Weeks Early

Wilshire/Fairfax Subway Decking Work Completed Five Weeks Early

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Metro reported yesterday that the installation of surface-level concrete concrete decking along Wilshire Blvd. near Fairfax Ave. has been completed five weeks ahead of schedule…which means no more weekend street closures and traffic detours in the area. The new deck panels act as a temporary street surface that allows Purple Line subway excavation and construction […]

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Weekend Buzz : Events for June 17-18, 2017

Weekend Buzz : Events for June 17-18, 2017

| June 16, 2017 | 2 Comments

This is going to be a hot holiday weekend, but we’ve got some great ways to pass the time both outdoors and in some cool (both senses of the word!) air conditioned places. For the early risers, Saturday morning this week holds at least one yard sale and a big estate sale. First up is […]

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Road Closures Sunday…and Beyond

Road Closures Sunday…and Beyond

| June 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, June 11th, tens of thousands of people will march to celebrate America’s diversity during Los Angeles LGBT Pride. This year, more than 100 organizations will join the #ResistMarch including GLAAD, Planned Parenthood, Black Lives Matter, ACLU, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the Human Rights Campaign, APLA, Bienestar and the City of West Hollywood. The […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for June 3-4, 2017

Weekend Buzz – Events for June 3-4, 2017

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is another of those great eclectic weekends in mid-town LA – we’ve got art, music, books, bread, architecture…and even karate.  No excuse to be bored! First up, running both Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., is the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Bread Festival at downtown’s Grand Central […]

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Heads-Up Re: Westbound Wilshire Blvd. Closure This Weekend

Heads-Up Re: Westbound Wilshire Blvd. Closure This Weekend

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The folks at Metro are putting word out about a directional closure of westbound Wilshire Blvd. in our area this weekend, to allow for jet grouting (a process that strengthens the soil) related to the Purple Line subway extension project. From Friday, June 2, at 9 p.m., through Sunday, June 4 at 7 a.m., westbound Wilshire […]

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Metro Construction Update:  Decking Work Moves West…New Fossils Found

Metro Construction Update: Decking Work Moves West…New Fossils Found

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its bi-monthly construction community meeting on Thursday, May 18, at the SAG-AFTRA building, Metro representatives provided updates on current and upcoming work on the Purple Line subway extension project.  This month, there were no really big announcements, but there were a few points of particular interest for our local neighborhoods: The eastern end of […]

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