Quantcast

Daily Archives: May 25, 2017

Metro board votes against funding 710 Freeway tunnel

Metro’s board of directors today withdrew critical support and funding needed to build an approximately six-mile-long highway tunnel to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. Instead, the transit agency board voted in favor of funding a variety of street and traffic improvements rather than chipping in to help Caltrans build the controversial tunnel, a project expected to ... Read More »

Get Those Kayaks Ready: L.A. River to reopen for summer recreation

ELYSIAN VALLEY — When a section of the L.A. River was opened during the summer of 2013  for kayaking, hiking and fishing , some wondered if anyone would come.  But, many did come, and,  more are expected this summer as the L.A. River Recreation Zone in Elysian Valley reopens on Memorial Day, May 29, for its fifth season. The River ... Read More »

Councilman Gil Cedillo’s tunnel vision

The L.A. City Council on Wednesday voted 10-1 to support state legislation prohibiting the construction of approximately six miles of roadway tunnels to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. Who was the lone vote in favor of the tunnels? It was First District Councilman Gil Cedillo. The proposed tunnel would not pass under Cedillo’s district. The ... Read More »

Oxy politics professor who inspired Obama dies; man describes Echo Park stabbing attack; Atwater bridge moving forward

MORNING REPORT: Roger Boesche, the Occidental College professor who stirred up Barack Obama's interest in politics, died in his Eagle Rock home this week .... A man who was stabbed 13 times after ordering food at an Echo Park taco truck describes how he defended himself against an attacker armed with two knives An El Sereno shooting on Monday left two men were injured near Oakland Street and Portola Avenue. Read More »

Lost in City Terrace: Playful mixed-pug pup

She is a Pug mixed. She is brown with a black line thru her back and floppy ears. She is small, playful pup. She is extremely important to the family. If you see her, have her or know someone that has her please call me. She went missing May 24, 2017. I plead for help from the neighborhood, we miss ... Read More »