As any good student of L.A. history can tell you, following the Northridge quake the Santa Monica freeway was rebuilt in less than three months. Of course I am not wishing for an earthquake, mudslide or fire.
Measure J would usher in this new era with a bang, making L.A. County more healthy, prosperous and sustainable, with cleaner air, in about a decade, by constructing seven transit lines and eight highway improvement projects.
An iconic, large-scale sculpture by Donald Lipski, an internationally renowned sculptor, has been installed at Metro's new El Monte Station, opening on Oct. 14. The sculpture, entitled Time Piece, is a monumental clock tower-with a twist.
Grab your trendy fabric shopping bag and leave those stilettos behind for a visit Culver City. The Culver City Station will open to the public on June 20 and,coinciding with downtown Culver City's Third Wednesday "Summer Solstice" Happy Hour.
I'm almost as delighted as Hizonner himself that Mayor Villaraigosa is the new president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. What better perch from which to pitch the country on the merits of America Fast Forward?
Now that New Jersey has decided to nix the construction of a train tunnel, LA Metro should be redoubling its efforts to secure the $3 billion in federal transportation money that this leaves on the table.
I recently gave up my profession, as Pornstar Extraordinaire, and my car. I live three blocks from LA's greatest kept secret, the Metro, and the entire system is based on something this city lacks: trust.