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  • Union Station: No stop for the homeless?

    Union Station: No stop for the homeless?
    The new pilot program at Union Station that forbids people who are not holding train tickets to sit in the waiting room seats is another sad reminder of the city's desperate homelessness problem — and of how difficult it is to balance the rights...
  • Gina Marie Lindsey: She's piloting LAX into the 21st century

     Gina Marie Lindsey: She's piloting LAX into the 21st century
    Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
  • Varsity Q&A with City basketball's Dyzhanay Burton

    Varsity Q&A with City basketball's Dyzhanay Burton
    One of the area's top point guards for the last couple of years, Dyzhanay Burton hopes to lead the City girls basketball team to a state championship in her senior year. A 5 foot 4 All-Metro first-team selection last winter, Burton scored her 1,000th...
  • L.A. County transit officials plan to put sales tax measure on ballot

    L.A. County transit officials plan to put sales tax measure on ballot
    Transportation officials in Los Angeles County plan to offer a ballot measure next fall or in 2016 that would raise the county's sales tax by half a cent or extend the life of Measure R, the levy voters approved in 2008. The Los Angeles County...
  • Federal tax benefit for transit users to shrink Jan. 1

    Federal tax benefit for transit users to shrink Jan. 1
    Thousands of Maryland bus and MARC train riders could pay more for their commute starting in January after Congress failed to renew an expiring tax credit that rewards mass transit use. Current federal law allows bus and rail commuters to withhold up to...
  • Footloose in Fryman Canyon

    Footloose in Fryman Canyon
    This Studio City walking area is popular with hikers, joggers, runners, dog owners and families. Go early to get a space in the parking lot and to heighten that get-away feeling. Begin at Wilacre Park, off Fryman Road, one block west of Laurel Canyon...
  • A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure

    A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure
    First, the good news. People here are taking trains. Both Amtrak (31.6 million passengers) and Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division (38.8 million riders) set new records in their latest reporting periods. Now the bad news. Four people were killed...
  • The best individual performances in boys lacrosse, boys basketball and soccer in 2013

    The best individual performances in boys lacrosse, boys basketball and soccer in 2013
    Incredible finishes, dominating performances, outstanding individual achievements, improbable upsets. Covering boys lacrosse, boys basketball, and boys and girls soccer was a special treat that brought plenty of those things in a memorable 2013. In Part...
  • Nicholas James Kiladis

    Nicholas James Kiladis
    Nicholas James Kiladis, a former contracts administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, died Dec. 25 at Oak Crest, a long-term care facility in Parkville, of complications from a brain injury he suffered in November 2012. He was 79. Mr....
  • 16 evacuated after water main break in Pigtown

    16 evacuated after water main break in Pigtown
    About 200 customers were out of water on Monday morning after a 20-inch water main pipe burst in Pigtown on Sunday night, flooding nearly a dozen houses and displacing 16 people, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works. Thousands of...
  • Letters: Shooing away the homeless

    Re "Union Station's homeless," Editorial, Dec. 25 Once again we read on this Christmas day that the business community — in this instance, aided by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority — finds no room for the...