Tag: Purple Line

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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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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