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  • Finding L.A.'s fault lines before they fail

     Finding L.A.'s fault lines before they fail
    It was troubling to learn recently that three large-scale construction projects in Hollywood may sit closer to the active Hollywood earthquake fault than developers estimated when they submitted environmental reports to city officials. In all three cases,...
  • How we use the words we do

    How obligated are we to make sure that our actions or words don't offend others, particularly those to whom we are closest? Even when we give it our best shot to be thoughtful, how responsible are we if our positive intentions yield an unexpected negative...
  • Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag

    Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag
    Getting Johnie's Coffee Shop named a historic landmark in Los Angeles was supposed to be easy as pie. In April, the Los Angeles Conservancy nominated the Googie-style diner at the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue for the...
  • Back of Metro bus catches fire; no injuries reported

     
    The back of a Metro bus exploded into flames Monday morning in downtown Los Angeles, but no one was hurt and firefighters were able to knock down the blaze in a matter of minutes....
  • Californians stop routines for ShakeOut earthquake drill

     
    Millions of Californians paused their routines at 10:18 a.m. Thursday in schools, offices and hospitals to participate in an earthquake drill billed as the largest such safety drill in U.S. history....
  • Transit tax may hurt Gov. Brown's Prop. 30, L.A. supervisor says

     
    A Nov. 6 ballot proposal to extend an L.A. County transit tax could doom the $6-billion tax measure sought by Gov. Jerry Brown in the same election, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas warned....
  • Bicyclist killed by MTA bus was training for triathlon

     
    A female bicyclist who was killed over the weekend when she veered into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was training for an Ironman Triathlon, her coach said. Marisela Echeverria, 36, was dragged beneath the bus and ultimately run over by...
  • Metro trains slow down, belatedly, for ShakeOut earthquake drill

     
    ShakeOut earthquake drill: All MTA trains were scheduled to slow down at 10:18 a.m., but when the time came, train cars continued to coast as usual. Bruce Shelburne, interim executive director of rail operations for MTA, said a miscommunication with the...
  • Great ShakeOut: Trains to slow at 10:18 a.m. for earthquake drill

     
    If you're headed out on a Metro train this morning, you might want to build in a few extra minutes. Minor delays are expected as all Metro trains take part in the Great California ShakeOut, billed as the country's largest earthquake drill....
  • Great California ShakeOut: 9.3 million to take part in quake drill

     
    Commuting is the focus of the Great California ShakeOut, which is being billed as the "largest earthquake safety drill in U.S. history."...
  • Bicyclist killed after collision with MTA bus in Malibu

     
    A bicyclist riding through Malibu was killed over the weekend when she veered into the a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus, was dragged beneath it, and ultimately run over by the bus’ rear wheels, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s...