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Get on a roof should you 'endeavour' to see the space shuttle Friday

By Hayley Fox — September 20, 2012 — 2 Comments

Before the Endeavour shuttle lands at LAX on Friday, it will make low flyovers above multiple L.A. landmarks, including City Hall and the California Science Center -- where it will go on permanent display next month.

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Downtown one of four LA neighborhoods to receive bike share program

By Hayley Fox — September 19, 2012 — 6 Comments

Bike Nation allows riders to rent bikes for short periods of time -- to commute to work, run an errand or tour a city. The company aims to bring 400 to 500 bikes to Downtown next year.

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City officials say AEG sale won't affect the future Farmers Field

By Hayley Fox — September 19, 2012

Philip Anschutz announced yesterday that the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), which owns Downtown's Staples Center and L.A. Live, will be put up for sale. Officials insist this wont affect the future Farmers Field.

Grand Park's grand finale opening party scheduled for October

By Hayley Fox — September 18, 2012 — 2 Comments

The final block of Downtown's new Grand Park is set to open October 6, and the Music Center has released a schedule of fall events that will continue to make use of the park throughout November.

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Sunday sausage shop pops up at Mignon in DTLA

By Hayley Fox — September 18, 2012

A once-a-week sausage stand dubbed Knackig is taking over 6th Street's wine bar, Mignon -- serving German sausages and beers on Sunday afternoons.

Statue of Mexican singer, actor Antonio Aguilar unveiled at Olvera Street

By Hayley Fox — September 17, 2012 — 1 Comment

A statue of Mexican musician Antonio Aguilar, aka "“El Charro Mexicano," was unveiled this Sunday at Olvera Street in downtown L.A. during a weekend of celebrations for Mexican Independence Day.

Emily Chu

103 degree Downtown temperature breaks 103-year-old record

By Tony Pierce — September 15, 2012 — 1 Comment

The previous record for the hottest day on Sept. 15th of 102 degrees was set in 1909 and was tied in the disco days of 1979.

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Montebello investigating black box of bus that fell off 5th Street

By Tony Pierce — September 14, 2012

The out-of-service bus was a hybrid-electric bus purchased in 2009. It was parked on 5th Street when it rolled back and landed onto the shoulder area of the Harbor Freeway below, confirmed the bus line.

By Hayley Fox — September 14, 2012 — 2 Comments

Four people suffered minor injuries when a car collided with a Metro Blue Line train on Washington and Broadway this afternoon.

By Tony Pierce — September 14, 2012 — 1 Comment

A passenger-less Montebello Transit bus overturned from a 5th Street overpass around 8 a.m. Friday morning and fell to the collector road near the 110 freeway below.

DTLA intersection may soon be known as Ray Bradbury Square

By Hayley Fox — September 14, 2012 — 1 Comment

The L.A. City Council will vote next week on naming the intersection at 5th and Flower streets after the late author, Ray Bradbury. These two streets border Downtown's Central Library, where Bradbury frequented.