- Making News: County Considers Pesticide Spraying to Counter West Nile
The LA Board of Supervisors today authorized county crews to enter private property to control mosquitoes that could be carrying the West Nile Virus. Four of the 9 Californians who-ve died from related complications were from LA County. Jack Hazelrigg, general manager of the Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District, says his office is moving quickly to counter mosquito activity in an effort to curtail disease.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Return of the Red Car?
The MTA Red, Blue and Green line railroads follow routes close to the historic Red Cars. Retired in 1961, the trolleys hauled passengers from Downtown LA to San Bernardino, Santa Ana, San Pedro and San Fernando. Now, the Community Redevelopment Agency is about to spend $100,000 to study the feasibility of bringing them back. Ken Bernstein of the LA Conservancy is also a member of the Downtown Red Car Advisory Committee.