| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The CTA and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were proved correct Monday on their predictions that Brown Line riders would be inconvenienced by work that has closed the Wells Street rail bridge downtown until next week.
Mislabeled Brown Line trains and spotty customer...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:09 AM
On Wednesday morning about 8:45 a.m., I went into the El Centro Post Office to get my mail and I couldn’t believe how dirty it was in there. There was trash thrown all over the place, sticky stuff spilt on the floor and the aisle where my box is...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
I was flying home with my kids a few days ago, and we stopped at Subway in the airport. After answering all their other questions -- "What kind of bread? Which cheese? Toasted or not? What toppings?" -- one of the questions floored me. "Girl or boy?"...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:31 PM
For most parents, the start of the new school year means spending money and a large amount of time filling out their child’s registration packet.
Although most people would argue their information rarely changes from one year to the next, school...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Los Angeles' Metro rail system has finally grown up, so it should be no surprise that it would start treating Angelenos like transit adults and demand that riders pay a fare (and make up to $9 million annually in the process).
Starting today, the Los...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:37 AM
The Petoskey Blaze and ALS each picked up victories Monday in a pair of games played in the Petoskey Women’s Softball League at Bayfront Park’s Ed White Field.
In the opening game, the Blaze topped the Predators II, 4-2, in eight innings as...
| Jun 19, 2013
What do Disney World and the New York City subway system have in common — besides frequent sightings of bigger-than-life mice?
Both do a good job of transporting people and giving their customers entertaining rides.
When passengers are carried...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Imperial County (CASA) program is established to advocate for abused/neglected children in the juvenile court process. Through the use of highly trained volunteers, CASA is committed to providing all at-risk...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling.
Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Sam Fleischner's terrifically conceived and executed sophomore feature, "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors," alternates between an autistic 13-year-old boy's extended walkabout in the New York subway system and his undocumented Mexican family's frantic...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Experts who know the hall's...