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10,000 Gallons Of Oil Spills Onto LA Streets

AP | Posted 07.15.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Crews have vacuumed up most of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil that sprayed into Los Angeles streets after a high-pressure pipe ...

A Jock In Hollywood: The Westside

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

It's a Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. and I'm sipping a cookies and cream protein shake while sitting in a sea of red brake lights on Crescent Heights.

The New York City Subway Is The Absolute Best Invention On Our Planet

Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Suzy Strutner

I'm 22 years old and new to New York. I moved here from L.A. 53 days ago. During this time, I have fallen truly, madly and deeply in love with the New York City Subway. When we're on the New York City Subway, everyone will be together. For better or for worse, in sickness and in health.

WATCH: RuPaul Takes The Wheel In New Web Series

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.17.2013 | Gay Voices

You Angelinos better stay off the roads! RuPaul has left the drag race circuit and taken to the streets of Los Angeles in a brand new web series e...

LA's Top 10 Traffic Shortcuts

DailyCandyLogo | Posted 08.07.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Daily Candy. By Penn Collins Angelenos are obsessed with finding efficient routes and handy traffic tips. But anyon...

MAPS: How To Avoid Presidential Traffic On Friday

Posted 06.06.2013 | Los Angeles

Commuting Angelenos could be in for a Presidential double-whammy with the arrival of both President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton on ...

IMPOSSIBLE: LA Has Become A Model For Traffic Control

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 07.25.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation's most congested city has become a model for traffic control. Yes, gridlock...

20 Places You Will Get A Speeding Ticket

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.15.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles road warriors have a new weapon in their arsenal: a map of the top 20 intersections where the LAPD issued speeding tickets in 2012. CB...

U R What U Drive: Car Stereotypes in LA

Marlon Regis | Posted 04.30.2013 | Black Voices
Marlon Regis

In Los Angeles, we reside in our cars (not in our homes) most of the day. Please don't feel insulted if my harshness toward your car fits into an embarrassing revelation. Red, amber... GO!

Mambacopter: Kobe Gives Steve Blake A Sweet Ride

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

Los Angeles traffic is notorious for being the worst in the country, forcing several local residents to resort to alternative means of transportation ...

Goodbye to the 101

Todd Allen | Posted 11.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Todd Allen

It's been a long road, but our twice-daily 30 to 50 minutes together has come to an end. I'll make this as gentle as I can, but it is what it is and I can't resurface it.

West to East

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Brian D. Cohen

I am leaving Southern California to return to Vermont. I met a third-generation Angelina who told me the first step in getting to know and like Los Angeles is to stop hating it. I didn't get that far.

Yikes! Peter Frampton Injured On 101 Freeway

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Well, it looks like no one is immune to the perils of LA traffic. Rock god Peter Frampton got into a minor accident on the 101 Freeway yesterday af...

Taking the Bus in L.A.

Andrea Grossman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Andrea Grossman

It's not instinctual for us in Los Angeles to take the bus when we have cars. But imagine not fighting for parking at the Staples Center, or not waiting for 20 minutes to get out of the parking lot, or record time getting downtown in rush hour?

BEWARE!! Carmageddon II Has Begun

AP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Remember "Carmageddon"? Get ready for the sequel. Southern California drivers were urged Thursday to stay off the roads when a 10-mile...

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: Guess Who Has The Worst Traffic?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles

Traffic is a beast most of us have to deal with, so you might as well try to tame it. One way to do so: move. That is, if your city is in the top ...

'Carmageddon On Steroids' Starts Now

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.24.2012 | Los Angeles

The "Rampture" is coming. Also known as the "Ramp Jam" and "Octojam," this year's carpocalypse makes last year's Carmageddon (when a section of th...

PHOTOS: LA Has A Surprising Competitor For 'Worst Traffic'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Pull over, LA. You're no longer the traffic capitol of the US. Honolulu has bumped Los Angeles from its four-year #1 title as the American city wit...

The Public Should Have an Additional 45 Days to Review AEG's Stadium EIR

Kevin James | Posted 05.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

Residents are only being allowed 45 days -- just over six weeks -- to review what AEG claims to be the most "thorough environmental impact report in history."

Extreme Commutes On The Rise In Southern California

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Agustin Armendariz | Posted 11.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Agustin Armendariz Of the 15 million Californians who commute to work, 2.7 million spend at least 4...

Visions of a Car-Free Los Angeles: Lessons from Carmageddon

Paul Tullis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Tullis

Carma-no-geddon presented Los Angeles with a stunning vision of what it could be (and once was, I'm told).

WATCH: Bridge Demolition From Start To Finish In Under 2 Minutes

Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Times has a time lapse video of the entire Mulholland Bridge demolition from start to finish. Appropriately, the video is set to "Flig...

'Carmageddon' Over, Los Angeles Gets Back To The Grind

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — For those who say the weekend-long freeway closure dubbed "Carmageddon" was a non-event, Los Angeles County's transit agency has t...

405 Freeway Opening Today

Posted 09.16.2011 | Los Angeles

The Mulholland Bridge demolition is completed ahead of schedule, reports the Associated Press. That's why officials have just announced that the 405 f...

Los Angeles Traffic Proves Light Thanks To 'Carmageddon' Fears

AP | DAISY NGUYEN and CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 09.16.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The event that many feared would be the "Carmageddon" of epic traffic jams cruised calmly to a finish Sunday, with bridge work on ...