Month: November 2014

Another Perfect Day

Rain to bring Mudslides to Glendora

While we need the rain, some areas, like Glendora are bracing for damage CBS Los Angeles reports: Thousands of sand bags were prepared Sunday for residents in preparation of rainstorms in the forecast this week. KCAL9’s Joy Benedict spoke with officials at the city yard, where residents can pick up the bags to attempt to…
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November 30, 2014 0

Wrap up of Day 2 of Ferguson Protests in Los Angeles

Jason Kandel and Michael Larkin of NBC Southern California have a great deal of media from yesterday: The march followed protests Monday night in cities across the country. In Ferguson overnight, police made more than 80 arrests. Police Chief Charlie Beck said earlier Tuesday that only three people were arrested in protests across LA on…
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November 26, 2014 0

East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor

Reporting on the early study of the East Valley Tranist Corridor,Steve Hymon, from the Source writes: At this time, the project has about $170 million in funding reserved through Metro’s Long-Range Transportation Plan, which includes $68 million from Measure R, the half-cent sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County voters in 2008. As with…
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November 25, 2014 0

LAPD preparing for Ferguson

Three months ago, I happened upon the Ferguson protests in Downtown LA. Seeing a large group approach down Alameda, I didn’t have to read the signs to understand their agenda. The group was loud, large and diverse. Despite all the anger they carried, I applaud that they never let it manifest into something improper. Still,…
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November 22, 2014 0

Highland Park Gentrification Battle

If you haven’t been following the news, Highland Park is in the midst of a gentrification battle than has seen unusual tactics. Residents placing homemade “eviction” notices has caused quite a stir in the community. I have even seen a few businesses graffitied pushing this agenda. Highland Park is one of my favorite neighborhoods with…
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November 18, 2014 0

Congress members to back Olympics for Los Angeles in 2024

Friday, the LA Times posted an article about Californian Congressmen supporting Los Angeles for the USOC bid for the 2024 games. If you can get past the paywall, the article is here. Also, the story was referenced by KPCC on their website. Essentially, the choices are coming down between Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and…
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November 16, 2014 0

San Gabriel Mountains Roundup

If you haven’t already checked out my guide to the San Gabriel Mountains in the LA Post Examiner, check it here. I wrote this article out of love, but one that took a long time to flourish. Admittingly, I had no idea what these hills had to offer. until I took up trail running about…
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November 14, 2014 0

Feel My Legs – I’m a Racer 2014

I was able to participate in exactly half of this year’s Feel My Legs and to put it short, I loved the event. While the 2014 edition was the 9th year of the race, it was my first. Even though it is a race with points handed out for placing in the top five, I…
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November 11, 2014 1

Lincoln Heights Addendum

If you haven’t read my article about Lincoln Heights from the LA Post Examiner, here’s the link. I chose to write about this area because my love for historic Los Angeles. While the area has weathered a bit, you can still imagine the feel of the neighborhood a hundred years ago. People would hang out…
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November 5, 2014 0