Today’s Headlines

Featured Event: Since the City of Santa Monica didn’t host a grand opening for their brand new bike corrals, SM Spoke is filling the void.  The Unofficial Grand Opening starts with a celabratory ride from Bike Center to the corral at 2439 Main Street.  Ride meets at 10:30, but if you want to join them at the ribbon cutting, meet on Main Street at 11.  For more information, visit the Spoke info update or Facebook event page.
  • LAPD Conducts Ped/Car Sting Near Deadly Crossings in the Valley (Daily News)
  • Metro Board Approves Purchase of 550 New Buses and Some Other Stuff (The Source)
  • Metro Brings Back Free Dodger Shuttle (Dodgers, CBS2)
  • Gas Prices Are High AND SOMEONE NEEDS TO DO SOMETHING </panic> (Daily News)
  • City’s Mural Policy Still Struggles with Advertising v Speech (Atlantic Cities)
  • The Way for Mixed-Use Development in L.A. Is Unclear (KCET)
  • Metro Releases Renderings of Westwood/VA Westside Subway Stop (The Source)
  • But Bev. Hills New Mayor, Vice-Mayor Are Zeroed in on Fighting Subway (Courier, Patch)
  • The Only Reason to Oppose Wal-Marts Is Union Politics (Jewish Journal)
  • ATTENTION DRUNKS: DUI Sting in Palmdale This Weekend (Daily News)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill