More than a dozen years later, with all that the iconic arena has brought to Los Angeles, it’s almost hard to believe Staples Center nearly didn’t happen.
Two-wheeled responders can go where larger vehicles can’t, an advantage in certain situations — especially in car-clogged Los Angeles.
The reopening Monday marks a breakthrough in the $1-billion 405-widening project, which has created epic traffic jams and led to unprecedented full-freeway closures.
The annual free medical and dental clinic is returning to the L.A. Sports Arena this week. It continues through the weekend during Carmageddon II, when Caltrans will shut down the 405 in both directions between the 10 and 101 freeways.
President Obama is a fan. Now Showtime’s freshman hit Homeland - which revolves around America’s ongoing war on terror - can boast a shelf full of Emmys. The series won the Emmy for outstanding drama, snapping Mad Men’s wining streak in the category, while Claire Danes and Damian Lewis took home statues for lead actress and actor and series co-creators Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon earned the Emmy for outstanding writing.