Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: Part two of the L.A. Times’ exceptional series on the vampire business known as “Buy Here Pay Here Auto Sales” ran in this morning’s paper. This piece shows that jacking up the cost of cars and interest rates on underprivileged and desperate people is big business and that major investors are flicking to put millions of dollars into these legalized scams.

  • LAT: Let the Public Murals Bloom
  • Bike Jacking Attempt on 7th Street (Biking In L.A.)
  • Bullet Train Costs Ballooning (LAT, Daily News)
  • How Much Is Your Future Worth? (CAHSR Blog)
  • Street Services Not Incompetent, Just Wildly Underfunded (Daily News)
  • Two Stabbed at Hollywood Red Line Station Early This Morning (LA_Now)
  • National Photo Contest for “Peopled Powered Movement” (Alliance for Walking and Bicycling)
  • How Bad Was Traffic Near WeHo?  So Bad It Was Like Metro Was Trying to Improve the 101 (The Source)
  • Public Utilities Commission Takes Second Look at Controversial Rail Crossing (Glendale News-Press)
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