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40.5 Things to Do in L.A. Without Your Car

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

With the 405 shutting down, I find myself excited for my upcoming Westside staycation. City officials may encourage us to leave, but this list of the amazing things we can do locally illustrates just how great being a Westsider is.

The City of Bell and Stereotypes

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Maurice Jourdane

Instead of viewing the City of Bell through a stereotype that Latinos are greedy, why don't we expect people to act like Latino businessman and political activist Joe Sanchez?

Artist Lauren Bon's Strawberry Flag Helps Bring Attention to California Veterans

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

Lauren Bon's new success story is in West LA, at the the Greater LA Veterans Administration Healthcare Campus, where the VA just pledged $20 million to create housing for homeless veterans.

Teaching My Kids the Importance of Service

Andrew Hauptman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Andrew Hauptman

This past Saturday, 48 families gathered at Grand View Elementary School in West Los Angeles, where we picked up paintbrushes and got to work helping to transform the campus.

Should Closed Car Dealers Be Re-Opened by Congress?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Dealers say that automakers will save little -- if anything -- from closing outlets.

Vehicle Hydrogen Fuel Cells Killed

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Is there a White House technology double-standard, is it Obama-ish realism or are oil companies lobbying as they must to keep their black gold from turning into clean, abundant hydrogen?

Detroit's inferiority complex needs change before public will buy

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

An observation, or two: Last week, General Motors rolled-out the latest version of their plug-in gas/electric hybrid Chevrolet Volt for the corporati...