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How the Expo Line Got to Santa Monica

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Metro Expo Line to Santa Monica scheduled to open in May, this piece revisits an interview I conducted four years ago, shortly before the opening of the first phase of Expo to Culver City.

L.A.'s Transit Force Awakens

Joel Epstein | Posted 12.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

We are in a new era. One in which L.A.'s transit loving forces have awakened and taken back the city from the villainous Army of NO. And that is why I am optimistic about L.A.'s transit future and that the City will continue on the positive trajectory it has found over the past decade or so.

Moving Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 08.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Changes in the way we think about mobility is continuing to happen in Los Angeles because the old models of moving people around the region are severely limited and are not doing the trick for a growing number of us.

Westwood is for Bikes Too

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.31.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Dear Paul: LA City Councilman Paul Koretz that is. Say it ain't so! How sobering to read in the LA Times and The Daily Bruin that you now not only op...

PHOTOS: Our Generation's Most Disputed Project

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.21.2012 | San Francisco

Everyone in San Francisco seems to have an opinion on 8 Washington, the massive waterfront luxury condo complex that's been in development for the bet...

SAVED! City Rules Vintage Coca-Cola Sign Can Stay In Bernal Heights

Carly Schwartz | Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco

Chalk this one up to another "only in San Francisco" battle, right there alongside nudity on park benches and the height of the Castro's rainbow flag....

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Local Residents See The Dark Side Of George Lucas' Force

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.23.2012 | San Francisco

While the sleepy Marin County hamlet of Lucas Valley went by that name long before George Lucas moved in, the neighborhood has become synonymous with ...