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This is a funny week for events, trapped between Passover, Easter, Cesar Chavez Day and April Fool's Day. That being said, there's some big stuff on the calendar, including a major series of debates on the candidates for the remaining City Council offices, Controller and City Attorney next Monday.

    • Tuesday - The Transit Coalition will host its monthly Dinner Meeting tomorrow featuring Gold Line Construction Authority CEO Habib Balian, at Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles in the 3rd Floor Union Station Conference Room. If you want a meal with your purchase, you must prepay for food by noon on the day of the event. To attend, you are required to register, so that we can properly accommodate all guests beforehand. This is proving to be a popular event, so register as soon as possible.
    • Wednesday - The public meetings for the East San Fernando Valley Corridor Projects wrap up with this meeting. If you have an idea how to get from Van Nuys to Sherman Oaks via transit, be sure to check out their meetings. Tell them Streetsblog sent you. Get the meeting details, here.
    • Wednesday - Join the Safe Routes to School National PartnershipPrevention InstituteLos Angeles County Department of Public HealthLos Angeles County Bicycle CoalitionLos Angeles Walks and partners and friends from all over Los Angeles County to discuss Transportation Policy and Investments to improve the built environment for our communities.This event is open and free for all to attend, but RSVP’s are required. Get more details, here.
    • Thursday - Live from the Metro Board Room at 9 am, it's your monthly dose of political dysfunction known as the Metro Board of Directors. Ara Najarian still included! Check out the agenda, here.
    • Thursday - Anyone who is truly excited about congestion pricing should head up to the Santa Clarita Valley for this public hearing on turning one lane in each direction on a portion of the I-5 into a HOT Lane. Exciting times for lane management. Visit The Source for a lot more details.
    • Next Monday - Climate Resolve is hosting a major forum with the candidates for the remaining City Council races, city attorney and controller next Monday. The topics will include the environment, global warming and transportation. This could be the closest we get to Livable Streets forums, so be sure to check it out if you can. Get the details, here.
    • Saturday, April 27 - Celebrate Streetsblog Los Angeles' five year anniversary in style at our fundraiser at Deborah Murphy's house in Silver Lake. Hang out with our writers, board, and 2012 Streetsie Award Winners. Get the details, here. RSVP on Facebook, here...or drop me an email at

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