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Weekend Buzz: Events for February 11-12, 2017

Weekend Buzz: Events for February 11-12, 2017

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The weather may be iffy for the next couple of days, but that’s not going to deter any of the special events around us this weekend. First up on Saturday,Valentine’s Day is coming soon and The Grove can help with gift shopping through its “Artisinal LA” event, a special marketplace in the Grove’s park.  It features […]

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Metro Provides Updates on Purple Line Construction

Metro Provides Updates on Purple Line Construction

| January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its bi-monthly Construction Community Meeting on Thursday, January 18, representatives from Metro and the Purple Line Extension’s design-build contractor, Skanska-Traylor-Shea (STS), provided several updates on current subway construction activities along Wilshire Blvd. Ned Racine, Metro’s Construction Relations Officer for the eastern segment of the Purple Line Extension, reported that the staging yard at Crenshaw […]

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New 12-story Development Planned for Wilshire and La Brea

New 12-story Development Planned for Wilshire and La Brea

| January 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s long been accepted that the Purple Line subway station at Wilshire and La Brea will be just the start of a major transit-oriented re-development of the area, and we now have some idea of what at least one other part of that process will bring. On January 10, real estate development firm CGI Strategies announced that it […]

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Transit and Local Real Estate – Some Emerging Thoughts

Transit and Local Real Estate – Some Emerging Thoughts

| January 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

According to the real estate website Redfin, Los Angeles’ historic West Adams district is now one of the 10 most competitive real estate neighborhoods in the country. And it’s the only Los Angeles neighborhood on the list, ranking with other ultra-hot areas in San Francisco, Boston and Seattle. In its analysis, Redfin notes that median home […]

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News for the New Year

News for the New Year

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The L.A. Times this morning ran a preview of the City Council’s busy agenda for the upcoming year, when that body is expected to enact new rules for street vending, short-term rentals, digital billboards and handling possessions of the homeless.  The Times also mentions the Measure S/Neighborhood Integrity Initiative ballot measure, which will come up […]

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Metro Takes a Holiday

Metro Takes a Holiday

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Metro announced this week that it will take a break from local Purple Line subway construction activities this weekend and next, giving our neighborhoods a bit of a holiday break: In observance of the holidays, there will be no scheduled construction activities for Section 1 of the Purple Line Extension Transit Project on the following […]

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