Today’s Headlines

  • State Gives $239 Million for Road Projects in San Bernadino… (SB Sun)
  • …and Half a Billion for Inland Empire Road Projects (Press Enterprise)
  • LA’s Main Jewish Thoroughfare Threatened by Pico-Olympic Plan (Forward)
  • Advocates Keep Green Line to LAX Option Alive (Argonaut)
  • Light Rail Plans Scaled Back (Whittier Daily News)
  • Government Officials Riding OC Tollway Free (Register)
  • 23 Freeway Opens Near Moorpark (Moorpark Acorn)

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Today’s Headlines

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