Edwards headed the Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP and was a driving force behind its entertainment industry Image Awards.
Governor Brown will soon sign legislation that approves $4.7 billion in state bonds to launch a high-speed rail system in California. About $1 billion of the money won’t go to high-speed rail, but will instead fix up rail and subway systems in Southern California. That money was key to winning votes in the legislature for the bonds.
A 1.5-mile stretch of the waterway through the Sepulveda Basin, which for years operated as a flood-control channel, is expected to become a summer tourist draw.
The city is set to reopen the park after a renovation that hinged on an effort to incorporate more native plants and drought-tolerant landscaping. The work was estimated at $390,000, though the final cost has not yet been released.
North Hollywood resident Dairenn Lombard sat near the window, headed to a job as a computer network engineer near Culver City. A few seats away was Sherman Oaks resident Carlos Mora, who works as an academic review counselor at USC. And farther down the car, Andre Fields was heading to teach kids at a summer camp in Westchester after leaving his home in Chatsworth earlier in the morning.Turns out, San Fernando Valley commuters are flocking to the new Expo Line.