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The series Chalk Lines includes five short plays written by LA playwrights, using immersive audio storytelling to bring to life unsung landmarks in West Adams, Leimert Park, Exposition…

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The City of LA and CicLAvia are helping restaurants expand their sidewalk seating and spill into nearby parking lots and car lanes.

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"Have not parking lots provided great utility, even life-saving service, during the COVID plague?

Parking lots get a bad rap, but pandemic shows value of wide-open urban spaces, says Joe Mathews

"Have not parking lots provided great utility, even life-saving service, during the COVID plague?

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Picture yourself suspended in space, staring down at the blue marble you call home. This could soon be a reality, depending on your tax bracket, height and weight.

Outer space is the new hot vacation destination for the super rich

Picture yourself suspended in space, staring down at the blue marble you call home. This could soon be a reality, depending on your tax bracket, height and weight.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Locals identify Crenshaw Boulevard as the main artery of Black culture in Los Angeles, while the man it’s named for was white.

What’s in a street name? How a proposal to rename Crenshaw Boulevard divided the community

Locals identify Crenshaw Boulevard as the main artery of Black culture in Los Angeles, while the man it’s named for was white.

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Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

LA and SoCal have lots to gain from Biden’s infrastructure spending plan

Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

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There are older streets, longer streets and streets more beautiful, but no single street tells a story that better defines the city we live in than Wilshire Boulevard .

What’s in a street name? How ‘millionaire socialist’ built Wilshire Blvd

There are older streets, longer streets and streets more beautiful, but no single street tells a story that better defines the city we live in than Wilshire Boulevard .

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Hollywood Boulevard is one of the most famous streets in the world — a universal symbol of glamour and fame. It attracts 10 million tourists a year.

What’s in a street name? Hollywood Blvd is torn between its historic past and economic future

Hollywood Boulevard is one of the most famous streets in the world — a universal symbol of glamour and fame. It attracts 10 million tourists a year.

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A lot of people are trying to return to something resembling normal life — after more than a year of pandemic restrictions.

Why are Uber prices so high? Shortage of drivers is one answer

A lot of people are trying to return to something resembling normal life — after more than a year of pandemic restrictions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pico Boulevard may be the hardest working street in Los Angeles. Jonathan Gold called it “one of the most vital food streets in the world.”

What’s in a street name? These people on Pico Blvd have a lot in common with Pio Pico

Pico Boulevard may be the hardest working street in Los Angeles. Jonathan Gold called it “one of the most vital food streets in the world.”

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Santa Barbara started a Safe Parking program in 2004 for folks living in their vehicles. It was one of the first in the U.S.

Safe parking for Santa Barbara’s homeless could become national model, inspire federal funding

Santa Barbara started a Safe Parking program in 2004 for folks living in their vehicles. It was one of the first in the U.S.

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A stroll through Hollywood history reveals over 100 years of boulevard branding.

What’s in a street name? Hollywood Blvd is torn between its historic past and economic future

A stroll through Hollywood history reveals over 100 years of boulevard branding.

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Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

Joe Mathews: California’s bullet train needs Joe Biden to save it

Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Gaylord Wilshire was a land speculator, billboard tycoon, failed politician and inventor.

What’s in a street name? How ‘millionaire socialist’ built Wilshire Blvd

Gaylord Wilshire was a land speculator, billboard tycoon, failed politician and inventor.

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People working from home found other excuses to get in their cars.

LA traffic is back. Why didn’t people change their habits?

People working from home found other excuses to get in their cars.

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If a car has an internal combustion engine, the catalytic converter is a piece of equipment that reduces its toxic emissions.

New target for thieves over past 2 years: Catalytic converters that clean up cars’ toxic emissions

If a car has an internal combustion engine, the catalytic converter is a piece of equipment that reduces its toxic emissions.

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President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes addressing racial inequalities and environmental justice.

Highways tore through America’s Black neighborhoods. Biden’s infrastructure plan aims to address that inequity

President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes addressing racial inequalities and environmental justice.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, which Congress would have to approve.

Federal rebates for electric cars, upgraded railways: How Biden’s infrastructure plan could benefit California

President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, which Congress would have to approve.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Airlines, hotels, cruise ships, and foreign countries are signaling they might demand proof you’ve gotten your shots. Enter the vaccine passport.

Vaccine passports rekindle fears over data privacy and government tracking

Airlines, hotels, cruise ships, and foreign countries are signaling they might demand proof you’ve gotten your shots. Enter the vaccine passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With California banning the sale of new gas cars starting in 2035, drivers will have to seek alternatives. The two main options are electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel cell cars.

Hydrogen fuel cell v. electric cars: What the industry might look like when California bans new gas cars

With California banning the sale of new gas cars starting in 2035, drivers will have to seek alternatives. The two main options are electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel cell cars.

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