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Commission gives green light to Academy Museum plan

The proposed Academy Museum has passed another hurdle — this time more smoothly — on its way to becoming fully realized. The Los Angeles Planning Commission voted 6-0 last Thursday to support the project virtually unchanged from the plans outlined in its final environmental impact report, almost a month after the Mid-City West Community Council [...] [...more]

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Ryu declared victor in 4th District race

In the last hour before his 4th District city council campaign concluded Tuesday night, candidate David Ryu drove three people to a polling location. He knocked on his last door at 7:55 p.m., just five minutes before polls closed. He said his campaign staff and volunteers were no different, and because of their hard work, [...] [...more]

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Concrete repairs coming to Hancock Park, finally

After five years of requesting concrete repairs on the streets of Hancock Park, residents’ wishes will finally be granted. The Los Angeles Board of Public Works unanimously approved improvements to five intersections in the neighborhood, with work scheduled to begin on June 15. “We’re certainly happy that it’s been approved and it will be done,” [...] [...more]

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Council approves plan to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2020

The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 on Tuesday to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 an hour by 2020. The minimum wage would be raised incrementally each year until 2020, where it would then be tied to the consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers. Small businesses with [...] [...more]

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Tree removal plan to be reviewed at meeting

Notices have been posted on trees along Wilshire Boulevard sidewalks and medians indicating they are scheduled for removal as part of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) Purple Line subway project. Metro construction relations manager Kasey Shuda said the posting gives the public a 30-day notice about a hearing on the trees that [...] [...more]

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Illuminating artist created icon at LACMA

Many people are mourning the passing of artist Chris Burden, perhaps best known for his “Urban Light” sculpture on Wilshire Boulevard at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Burden died on May 10 at the age of 69. Since the installation of “Urban Light” in 2008, Burden has been credited with creating an icon [...] [...more]

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Candidates make final arguments before election

The long and winding road of more than a year of campaigning is set to conclude next Tuesday for 4th District city council candidates Carolyn Ramsay and David Ryu. On Tuesday, they met with residents of the Hollywood Heights Association at Yamashiro Hollywood in their last debate before voters take to the polls May 19. [...] [...more]

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Museums play big role in Miracle Mile’s future

When Wilshire Boulevard was created in 1895, its design imagined the future of California’s investment in automobiles, which eventually paved the way for the Miracle Mile. Today, officials said, the stakeholders of the Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce are looking at a bright and busy future with unparalleled growth in the area. The chamber hosted [...] [...more]

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Bike bridge will offer new access over L.A. River

A bridge over the Los Angeles River that was once a platform for the red car trolley system will be resurrected under a new plan announced on Tuesday. The new bicycle and pedestrian bridge between Silver Lake and Atwater Village was announced by Los Angeles City Councilmen Tom LaBonge, 4th District, and Mitch O’Farrell, 13th [...] [...more]

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Pipe ruptures gush thousands of gallons

Three water mains broke in the span of four days earlier this week, gushing thousands of gallons of water onto streets, sidewalks and in one case, flooding an underground parking garage in West Hollywood. A 12-inch cast iron water main burst on Sunday at approximately 5 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Formosa Avenue [...] [...more]

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