On Thursday, the half of the park closest to Grand Avenue will open, and a series of performances and cultural events will take place through Sunday (see sidebar on page 11). The parcel bounded by Hill Street and Broadway is slated to open next month and the site across from City Hall is set to come online Oct. 6, in time for the next day’s CicLAvia.
This weekend Metro plans to launch their new extended hours for all rail lines which will keep trains running until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. These changes will affect the Red/Purple Line, the Blue Line, Expo Line, Green Line, Gold Line and the Orange bus line.
For four long summers as temperatures inched past 100, Griselda Villegas and four of her children looked longingly at the shuttered Reseda Park pool. But they looked refreshed during its official dedication Monday. After a $4.7 million makeover, it has became the coolest splash in Reseda.
The Obama administration on Tuesday released a version of a financial aid award letter that it said will allow students to better compare college costs before deciding where to enroll.
Jim Newton doesn’t give L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa enough credit. Congress’ passage of the transportation bill, including the America Fast Forward provision that Villaraigosa championed, was a giant step forward for transit advocates.
Sally Ride, an L.A. native who held a doctorate in astrophysics from Stanford, was also the youngest American in space when she flew aboard the Challenger in June 1983.
Worried this fire season could be “very active,” fire and insurance officials on Monday urged Los Angeles County residents to take precautions to avoid losing their lives and their possessions in the event of a catastrophic blaze.