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Metro Work Intensifying Near Wilshire/Western

Metro Work Intensifying Near Wilshire/Western

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we reported last month, subway construction activity is starting to intensify near the Wilshire/Western intersection, where new tunnels heading to and from the new stops at La Brea and points west will eventually connect with the existing tunnels heading east from Western Ave.  Metro has recently been relocating utility and sewer lines near Western, […]

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Metro Meeting Provides Construction Updates

Metro Meeting Provides Construction Updates

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its bi-monthly Construction Community Meeting on Tuesday, September 26, representatives from Metro and construction contractor Skanska-Traylor-Shea provided a number of updates on various aspects of the Purple Line subway extension project…but the main overall news was that construction is generally proceeding smoothly and on schedule for the planned 2023 opening. Locally, the biggest news […]

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Metro Announces Naming Contest for Purple Line Tunnel Boring Machines

Metro Announces Naming Contest for Purple Line Tunnel Boring Machines

| September 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Metro announced this week that it will hold both an art and a naming contest for the Purple Line tunnel boring machines (TBMs), which will soon be digging the two tunnels to connect the three stations along Section 1 of the Purple Line subway extension. The contests will be open to students in grades K-12. […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for September 9-10, 2017

Weekend Buzz – Events for September 9-10, 2017

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, you can start your weekend early with some great civic education at the 2017 Congress of Neighborhoods, sponsored by the Los Angeled Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.  The annual conference, designed especially for members of neighborhood councils, but open – and useful! – to all city residents, runs from 7:45 to 4:30 p,m. on […]

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Traffic Heads-Up for First Day of School

Traffic Heads-Up for First Day of School

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

School starts for our local LAUSD schools tomorrow (Tuesday, August 15), so neighborhood traffic will once again swell to school-year levels, including – inevitably – at least a bit of first-day congestion and confusion near our local campuses at drop-off and pickup times. To help make sure everyone knows how local subway construction will affect […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for July 8-9, 2017

Weekend Buzz – Events for July 8-9, 2017

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s going to be another hot weekend, so it may be best to spend the heat of the day in air conditioned comfort with a book or movie…and we can help with that!   For a good new read, stop by the Friends of John C. Fremont Library’s monthly used book sale, from 12-4 p.m. […]

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