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Our Lady 2 Ed Fuentes

Wednesday Funeral to Impact Morning Commute

By Eric Richardson — June 28, 2010 — 3 Comments

Funeral services for fallen CHP officer Philip Ortiz will take place at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Wednesday morning.


No Parking

By Eric Richardson — June 24, 2010 — 13 Comments

Downtown Los Angeles may well be home to the world's most complicated amalgamations of temporary "No Parking" and "No Stopping" signs. Let's dissect one group.


Prep

By Eric Richardson — June 24, 2010

DASH fares will rise from a quarter to $0.35 on August 1, while three Downtown DASH routes will make their last runs one day earlier.


New Credit Card Meter on 9th

By Eric Richardson — June 23, 2010 — 6 Comments

After a delay, efforts are underway to replace 10,000 of the city's parking meters with new high-tech units that accept both credit cards and coins.


Metro Transit Model

By Eric Richardson — June 18, 2010 — 5 Comments

James Rojas' interactive models are a familiar sight to many Downtowners. The planner is leaving Metro, but helping lead up a new effort to promote high-speed rail.


Prep

By Eric Richardson — June 04, 2010

DASH fares will increase from $0.25 to $0.35 on August 1 as part of a plan to eliminate a budget deficit projected to hit $350 million in ten years.


Backup from Filming

By Eric Richardson — June 04, 2010

Grand Avenue will be closed across Bunker Hill for most of the day on Sunday as scenes are filmed for a GMC auto ad.


Prep Ed Fuentes

DASH Fares Could Double This Summer

By Eric Richardson — May 26, 2010 — 6 Comments

A proposal headed to City Council would double DASH fares this summer, partly to pay for a little-used Commuter Express line from Pacific Palisades.


Tour of California Stage 7 Eric Richardson

Teammates Finish 1-2 in Downtown Time Trial

By Eric Richardson — May 22, 2010 — 17 Comments

Tony Martin took the win in Stage 7 of the Tour of California as the race came Downtown, while his teammate, Michael Rogers, held onto the overall lead.


Levi power!

By Eric Richardson — May 21, 2010 — 6 Comments

The Tour of California comes Downtown for an individual time trial on Saturday and we want to know where Downtowners think are the best viewing spots along the route.


With Traffic

By Eric Richardson — May 20, 2010 — 1 Comment

Councilman Jose Huizar wants to see the Bringing Back Broadway effort and the Downtown streetcar receive funds from a $600-million federal grant program.