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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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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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Conversations About Densifying Wilshire Boulevard Heating Up

Conversations About Densifying Wilshire Boulevard Heating Up

| November 5, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Wilshire corridor, from downtown to the beach, started out as a mostly residential street, but quickly transformed into a major commercial and transportation corridor.  Today, as the city struggles to figure out (literal) avenues for current and future residential growth, it looks like Wilshire may be in for a return to its residential roots…but in […]

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New Documentary Short Celebrates Miracle Mile Elevator Operator

New Documentary Short Celebrates Miracle Mile Elevator Operator

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dress Code, a New York production company, recently released “Ruben’s Elevator,” a new documentary short film with a local twist.  The film celebrates 75-year-old Ruben Pardo, the oldest manual elevator operator in Los Angeles.  For the last 40 years, Pardo has worked the lift at Miracle Mile’s Wilshire Tower (a.k.a. the Desmond’s/Silverwoods department store building), at 5514 […]

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Metro Construction Alert: Traffic Signals Shut Down at Wilshire-La Brea

Metro Construction Alert: Traffic Signals Shut Down at Wilshire-La Brea

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

From Monday, April 11th (today) through Wednesday, April 13th, Purple Line Subway Extension construction will require Metro to reroute an underground conduit to prepare for pile installations on the south side of Wilshire Blvd., near La Brea.  As part of the project, traffic signals at the Wilshire/La Brea intersection will be turned off from 9 a.m. […]

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Wilshire/Sycamore Traffic Lights Off for Metro Construction This Week

Wilshire/Sycamore Traffic Lights Off for Metro Construction This Week

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

  From Tuesday, April 5th thru Friday, April 8th Metro will be rerouting an underground conduit to support the upcoming pile installation work on the south side of Wilshire near Sycamore Ave. The work will require turning off the traffic lights at Wilshire and Sycamore from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m on those days. Traffic officers will […]

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