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  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 3, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park's Mather Point look out over a rare total cloud inversion. The phenomenon, caused by cold and warm air masses interacting, left the Grand Canyon peaking above a sea of clouds....
  • 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...
  • Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead

    Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead
    Is it just me, or are you sort of glad that "Carmageddon" is happening? For the small percentage of the population who will be seriously inconvenienced -- the waitress, say, who lives in the Valley and is expected at work in Santa Monica at 6 a.m....
  • Think Again: Furthering the legacy of Larry Zarian

    My 2-year-old son is obsessed with trains. The living room feels like a constant construction site with a mix of Lego parts, Thomas the Train pieces and all sorts of materials used to build the ever-expanding railway system in our house. He has also...
  • City to improve Grandview and Sonora rail crossings

    In a step hailed as important by Glendale residents who loathe the noise of train horns, the City Council this week approved putting $9.8-million worth of railway crossing improvements out for bid. The improvements, slated for the Grandview and Sonora...
  • Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says

    Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says
    Crime on Metro trains and buses has been dropping over the last five years and is lower than in many of the communities they serve, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s news blog. The Source, addressing the issue after a fatal...
  • Ron Kaye: Ouster speaks of modern politics

    The way that Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich and the cabalists of the San Gabriel Valley cities treated Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian over his Metropolitan Transportation Authority board appointment because he opposes the 710 Freeway...
  • Najarian should fight for spot on the board

    City Councilman Ara Najarian has a political decision to make this weekend: fight to keep his seat on the Metrolink board of directors, or fold. On Monday, Najarian could lose his influential seat on the rail oversight board, likely in retaliation for...
  • Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate

    Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate
    The freeway is dead, the tunnel is not and leaders in South Pasadena and nearby cities hope to convince transportation planners to look to a mixture of rail, transit and street upgrades to solve traffic problems in the region. Last week saw a flurry of...
  • Ron Kaye: Money, power, public policy

    It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities. There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
  • Minority of L.A. County voters quashed transit tax extension

    Minority of L.A. County voters quashed transit tax extension
    A minority of voters living in a daisy chain of small, suburban and relatively upscale enclaves around the county's outer rim were largely responsible for last fall's razor thin defeat of a $90-billion transit tax that received lopsided ballot box...