Recent Streetsblog LA posts about East Los Angeles

Eyes on the Street: Parklets Arrive In East L.A.

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Many cities are finding that sometimes, places where people park are just a little more desirable than places where cars park. Parklets began in San Francisco. The first Southern California parklets are in Long Beach. They’ve since spread to the city of Los Angeles, the city of Huntington Park, and now unincorporated East Los Angeles. The […]

Metro’s North 710 Freeway Tunnel Study Meetings in High Gear, Pasadena Working Group Offers Brainy Alternatives

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Smart people live in Pasadena. Some of them work for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and send probes to Mars. Others spend their days figuring out quantum mechanics at Caltech. And still others dabble in transportation. A study group formed by Pasadena’s Mayor Bill Bogaard and its City Manager has a smart idea in response to L.A. Metro’s study to link […]

The Ultimate First Street Guide to CicLAvia: Where to Eat and Who to Meet

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CicLAvia! Bicycles! Hipster Invaders! Gentrification! Made you look! Probably provoked some strong emotions, too, given the way recent headlines (see here, here, here) in asking whether activities assumed to be the purview of “hipsters” could be compatible with lower-income communities, have inadvertently re-ified the “us vs. them” framing that guides too much of the conversation […]