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  • Man suspected of attempted rape on Metro train turns himself in

    Man suspected of attempted rape on Metro train turns himself in
    A man wanted for allegedly trying to rape a woman on the Metro Purple Line has turned himself into police, authorities said Thursday. Danon Drake, 23, walked into the Inglewood Police Department about 10 p.m. Wednesday and “said he was informed...
  • Beverly Hills appeals ruling that lets Metro tunnel under high school

    Beverly Hills appeals ruling that lets Metro tunnel under high school
    The Beverly Hills Unified School District and the city of Beverly Hills on Thursday appealed a trial court decision that allows the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to move ahead with plans to build a subway tunnel beneath...
  • Make your day on Catalina Island

    Very well done article on Santa Catalina ["Beyond Avalon," by Rosemary McClure, May 25]. Savvy visitors can also visit free of charge on Catalina Express on their birthday, which is a significant savings off the $74.50 fare. The only caveat is that you...
  • Man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Metro train is charged

    Man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Metro train is charged
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges Friday against a 23-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman inside a Metro train. Danon Drake was charged with two counts of sexual battery by restraint and one count each of sexual penetration by foreign...
  • Monorails? Only at Disneyland

    Why is it that every time a transit corridor like the Sepulveda Pass is discussed, someone brings up the "great idea" of monorails? ("Make drivers pay for HOV lane access," Letters, May 29) It has been proved through numerous studies over the years that...
  • Thumbs Down On Ignoring Metro-North Needs

    Thumbs down to the federal government for starving Metro-North of repair funds and causing continual commuting headaches. Walk Bridge, a rotating bridge on the Norwalk River built in 1896, wouldn't close Thursday morning because of mechanical problems...
  • Area cities don't apply for open-streets program grant

    While Pasadena, South Pasadena, El Monte and other cities have been recommended to get a piece of a $4-million grant to host programs that open streets to bicyclists and pedestrians and block off cars, Glendale and Burbank aren’t on the list of...
  • Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease

    Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
  • Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor

    Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor
    It's been decades since anyone could credibly refer to Long Beach by its once proudly held moniker, "Iowa by the Sea." The city earned the nickname in the early 1900s, when waves of Midwesterners flocked to its sun-soaked shore and thousands turned...
  • Metro unveils bold proposal to modernize downtown's Union Station

    Metro unveils bold proposal to modernize downtown's Union Station
    Key elements of a modernization plan for Union Station in downtown Los Angeles were unveiled Monday, proposing 3.25 million square feet of new development and a grand subterranean concourse filled with amenities for travelers. Los Angeles Metropolitan...
  • Get ready for the changing of the Board of Supervisors

    Get ready for the changing of the Board of Supervisors
    For more than two decades, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has been dominated by members who spent their formative political years with the board's crazy fraternal twin, the L.A. City Council. They brought to county government a set of...