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  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
  • Customer stuck with counterfeit money from the post office

    Customer stuck with counterfeit money from the post office
    A business inadvertently gives you counterfeit money — are you stuck with it? In most cases, yes. But what if that business happens to be a branch of the federal government? Los Angeles resident David Lipin found himself asking this question the...
  • Newton: An MTA power play

    Newton: An MTA power play
    The transportation future of this region rests, in no small measure, with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And that body's board is about to change. In part, that is because Los Angeles will be getting a new mayor. That mayor will sit on the...
  • CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban

    CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban
    Add electronic cigarette use to the list of activities banned by the CTA. In its monthly meeting Wednesday, the CTA board is poised to include e-cigarettes in the agency's smoking ban. A CTA spokesman said the agency already considered the battery-...
  • Malloy Fantasizes Stepping Out On Metro-North

    When it comes to trains, Massachusetts is the dad in the neighborhood who left his wife for a sleek French girlfriend. This caused other dads to wonder if they should do it too. Last week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, speaking on the radio, said dumping...
  • Cubs Fan Longing For That Red Sox Magic

    I am not given to envy. Jealousy has never been my thing. And if asked about the Ten Commandments, I can confidently say I've passed them all. But nowadays, I'm finding it hard not to feel envy. Nowadays, I'm struggling hard not to be jealous. And...
  • MTA chief urges new bids to build, refurbish rail cars

     
    With more than 100 rail cars needed to expand light rail lines around Los Angeles County, the chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is recommending the agency's board seek new competitive bids to build the cars and refurbish aging.....
  • Mayor's effort to fast-track Westside subway faces challenge

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa???s efforts to fast-track the long-stalled Westside subway faced a challenge Tuesday when a bipartisan group of congressional representatives said the current plan is unlikely to get immediate federal funding. Villaraigosa has...
  • Westside subway prevails in MTA's long-range plan

     
    In a victory for the mayor, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board today reaffirmed the Westside subway and a rail connection through downtown L.A. as the agency's top priorities for federal funding. The board took the action despite calls from...
  • Morning Scoop: Transplant chain, Night Stalker, subway plans

     
    Good morning from the City Desk, where we're waiting for our traditional Friday morning doughnuts to arrive. A sampler of California stories from today's paper to speed you on your way to Saturday: Kidney by kidney: Surgeons at UCLA Medical......
  • Metro Gold Line partially reopened after canopy blows onto power lines [Updated]

     
    [Updated at 3:15 p.m.: MTA spokesman Luis Inzunza says the Gold Line is now operating on a single track, and officials expect to reopen the second track soon. Commuters this afternoon should expect 10 to 15 minute delays, he said.]......