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  • Metro recommends $927-million contract for downtown L.A. rail project

    Metro recommends $927-million contract for downtown L.A. rail project
    A nearly $1-billion contract to build a downtown subway that would close one of the most frustrating gaps in Los Angeles County's rail network should go to two companies with experience in local rail construction, according to a Metro report published Tuesday.
  • 'Midnight Rider' Investigation: Sheriff Will Leave Question of Criminal Charges to D.A.

    Wayne County Sheriff John Carter said that his office will not pursue their own criminal charges stemming from the Feb. 21 train trestle accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," but will instead present the case to the district attorney to determine if...

    Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., World War II fighter pilot

    Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., World War II fighter pilot
    Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., a World War II P-51 Mustang combat fighter pilot who later commanded the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group, died Friday of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 90. The son of Jesse D....

    Commuter Group: Survey Gives Metro-North Harsh Grade

    Jim Cameron concedes that his commuter group's new survey of Metro-North riders is entirely unscientific, but he figures its grade for the railroad is close to the mark: Somewhere between a C- and a D+. Cameron's new Commuter Action Group got more...

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...