Today’s Headlines

The survey focused on attitudes of people in cars.  L.A.: Rude and Proud.  Get the rest of the story at ##http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local-beat/LA-Named-Americas-Rudest-City-114278039.html##NBC Los Angeles##
The survey focused on attitudes of people in cars. L.A.'s drivers: Rude and Proud. Get the rest of the story at ##http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local-beat/LA-Named-Americas-Rudest-City-114278039.html##NBC Los Angeles##
  • Full Coverage of the AEG/Stadium Hearing with Hahn and LaBonge (Blog Downtown, Curbed, LAT, City Maven)
  • High Speed Rail Authority Sets Aside Funds to Buy Union Station (LAT)
  • Green LA Girl Reviews Tuesday’s Big Event in Pasadena (Pacific Swell)
  • Momentum Builds for Freight Rail Alternative to 710 Tunnel (SoPas Patch)
  • Brown Launches Attack on “Useless” CRA’s (SF Chronicle)
  • LACBC Ready to Unveil Safe and Healthy Streets Plan in Glendale (News-Press)
  • Huntington Beach Will Not Post Pics. of Drunk Drivers on Facebook (Daily News)
  • Ride the Pink Line Quizzes WeHo Candidates for City Council
  • 4 Cyclists Already Killed in Greater L.A. in 2011 (Biking In L.A.)

Our Best to Bill Rosendahl, Who Undergoes Heart Surgery Today.  Get Well Soon, Council Man!

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