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9:41 AM PDT on October 11, 2012

Don't panic. I'm told that stuff falling from the sky is called "rain," and is not uncommon in other areas, where it seldom causes wrecks or massive traffic tie-ups. Some people even have special coats for this "rain," which enables them to walk or even ride their bikes without melting.

    • You could be able to take the streetcar to Disneyland by 2018  (Orange County Register)
    • Bad News Bears actress killed in a high-speed DUI wreck on the 10 Freeway  (L.A. Times)
    • The 405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project claims the life of a worker (L.A. Times)
    • L.A. County Sheriff's Department launches investigation into cyclist killed with patrol car (Times)
    • Beverly Hills declares war on transit, joins with Bus Riders Union to fight Measure J (BH Courier)
    • Amtrak ridership is up nearly 50% since 2000 (Transportation Nation, via LA Transportation Headlines)
    • DOT Secretary Ray LaHood brings a $556 million check for Crenshaw/LAX light rail (The Source)
    • Metro dedicates new state-of-the-art El Monte station (The Source)
    • Gardena police seek help in hit-and-run death of a bike commuter on Wednesday (Daily Breeze)

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