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  • 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...
  • Sheila Kuehl says she prefers a different subway route in Beverly Hills

    Sheila Kuehl says she prefers a different subway route in Beverly Hills
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl said Friday that she would support altering the route of the proposed Westside subway if a consensus can be reached to avoid tunneling under buildings on the Beverly Hills High School campus. Kuehl...
  • Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening

    Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening
    The grand opening of a new transportation center at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport, which broke ground almost two years ago, will be held late next month, according to airport officials. The $112-million project, which combines all car-rental services...
  • Metro urges three consecutive fare hikes; new plan would delay two

    Metro urges three consecutive fare hikes; new plan would delay two
    Citing the financial strain of fare increases on low-income transit riders, a group of Los Angeles County transportation officials have drafted a plan that would temporarily halt a Metro proposal to raise fares on the bus and rail system three times...
  • Should Metro charge higher fares for longer commutes?

    Should Metro charge higher fares for longer commutes?
    On Thursday, Metro’s board of directors will consider raising fares for bus and rail service, and much of the debate will probably focus on how higher prices will affect low-income riders. Some 70% of Los Angeles transit commuters earn $25,000 a...
  • Give L.A.'s riders a Metro fare hike that's fair

     Give L.A.'s riders a Metro fare hike that's fair
    If you take a bus or a subway in Los Angeles, the basic fare is $1.50. But that covers only a fraction of the cost of the trip. In L.A., as in other cities, public transit is heavily subsidized. Fares paid by riders on the 10 largest transit systems in...
  • Purple Line's Westside extension gets $2.1 billion in federal funding

    Purple Line's Westside extension gets $2.1 billion in federal funding
    The Los Angeles Metro Purple Line extension project, which will expand the heavy rail line, will receive $2.1 billion in federal funding, officials said Tuesday. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Sens. Dianne Feintsein and Barbara Boxer on Wednesday plan to...
  • Homeless man charged in death of another homeless man in Glen Burnie

    Homeless man charged in death of another homeless man in Glen Burnie
    Anne Arundel County police have charged a homeless man with killing another homeless man in Glen Burnie Tuesday night. Police were called to a homeless camp near the 7400 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at 7:39 p.m. on Tuesday, where it was...
  • Officials will decide today whether to raise Metro bus and rail fares

    Officials will decide today whether to raise Metro bus and rail fares
    Capping months of debate over the effect of higher costs on low-income riders, Los Angeles County transportation officials will decide Thursday whether to raise Metro bus and rail fares in September and two more times over the next eight years. Los...
  • MTA board votes to increase fares on Metro bus and rail lines

    MTA board votes to increase fares on Metro bus and rail lines
    Amid concerns over a projected budget deficit in Los Angeles County's growing bus and rail system, transportation officials voted Thursday to raise Metro fares in September but postponed a decision on further increases in 2017 and 2020. After a...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, May 26: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash/recycling No...