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By Eric Richardson — December 10, 2004

I got a mass campaign email from mayoral candidate Bernard Parks yesterday. It was announcing the opening of his new campaign headquarters, to take place Saturday...


By Eric Richardson — December 09, 2004

Real quick before I pop out to the Art Walk... Today in less than two hours I successfully took the subway to two Blockbusters and to a Borders, where I bought...


By Eric Richardson — December 09, 2004

This month's Downtown Art Walk is tonight, and is definitely worth checking out. Last month I got around to 5 or 6 galleries, and I'm planning to hit up a few more...


By Eric Richardson — December 06, 2004

CRA/LA (Community Redevelopment Agency) just posted the RFP (Request for Proposals) for their downtown Red Car study. Basically, this is will be a $100,000 study...


By Eric Richardson — December 03, 2004

So I haven't watched last night's debate yet -- I went to sleep at 4pm yesterday and didn't wake up until 9am this morning. I did tivo it, so I'm planning to check...


By Eric Richardson — November 26, 2004

Yesterday I walked around my neighborhood a little bit and ended up spending some time in Pershing Square watching the people at the ice rink. For the most part...


By Eric Richardson — November 24, 2004

Nice to see this morning that the eastside Gold Line extension got its funding passed in Congress. I haven't looked at the design docs much, but here's to hoping...


By Eric Richardson — November 23, 2004

I read "Lunch in L.A.? Car Beats Train as Meal Ticket" in today's LA Times and thought pretty much the same things Will Campbell did. He posted his thoughts on...


By Eric Richardson — November 23, 2004

So I went to a meeting last night about streetscaping on Spring and Main. Now if you're like me you hear the word "streetscaping" and say "They've already got trees...


By Eric Richardson — November 22, 2004

I've been downtown for six months now, and I've explored a lot of downtown, but one area that I haven't much ventured into is the east side: Central City East, Little...


By Eric Richardson — November 15, 2004

Driving down Fig an hour or so ago I saw a large formation of helicopters heading east to west. Some chopper I didn't recognize in front, then five or six LAPD...



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