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  • L.A. Metro goes 'Miami Vice' in app video that's so Throwback Thursday

    L.A. Metro goes 'Miami Vice' in app video that's so Throwback Thursday
    Metro Los Angeles is now encouraging Angelenos to take mass transit with a totally low-production, '80s-style YouTube video that raises awareness about its trip-planning smartphone app. I found the video trolling around Citylab this morning, and it...
  • Metro bus driver quarantined after passenger yells 'I have Ebola!'

    Metro bus driver quarantined after passenger yells 'I have Ebola!'
    A Metro driver has been quarantined and the bus he was operated taken out of service after a masked passenger began yelling, "Don't mess with me, I have Ebola!" Metro officials said they are working with Los Angeles County sheriff's transit...
  • Ebola hoax on bus will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars, Metro says

    Ebola hoax on bus will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars, Metro says
    When a man shouted "I have Ebola!" on a Metro bus in Los Angeles on Monday, what followed was more than just a made-for-TV scare. The threat forced officials to quarantine the driver as a precaution and to take the bus out of service while it...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., said Lt. Mike Mendoza. There...
  • Metro stations, or monuments to career politicians?

    To the editor: The decision by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to name stations after board members and outgoing L.A. County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky is grotesque. Their work on the board was their job, which they sought and...
  • Metro to rename rail stations for Zev Yaroslavsky, Gloria Molina

    Metro to rename rail stations for Zev Yaroslavsky, Gloria Molina
    In a decision at odds with agency policy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials agreed Thursday to rename two rail stations in honor of sitting board members who will be leaving office later this year.  The terminus of the Red Line subway will...
  • Metro shouldn't play the name game

    Metro shouldn't play the name game
    How should Los Angeles say “thanks” to long-serving politicians who have done the people's business through good times and bad? When a fruit basket just isn't enough, the honorarium of choice for L.A. County supervisors and other local elected...
  • Metro breaks ground on key downtown L.A. subway link

    Metro breaks ground on key downtown L.A. subway link
    Transportation officials Tuesday cheered the start of construction for a subway project designed to close a frustrating gap in Los Angeles County's growing rail network. During a symbolic groundbreaking in Little Tokyo, local and federal representatives...
  • BookThatDoc plans expansion in Altamonte Springs

    BookThatDoc plans expansion in Altamonte Springs
    A new company in Altamonte Springs that allows people to book doctor appointments online has a plan to hire 40 people in three years. BookThatDoc has had a good summer, also getting accepted into HealthBox, an accelerator program for healthcare...
  • Alice Short - Assistant Managing Editor, Features

    Alice Short - Assistant Managing Editor, Features
    As assistant managing editor for features, Alice Short oversees Health, Food, Home, Travel and Fashion content for the Los Angeles Times.  She has worked at the paper for more than 20 years and has edited a number of Times publications, including the Life...
  • Musikfest packs a stronger punch

    Musikfest packs a stronger punch
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff Parks is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. "I think Jeff has been a leader of...