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Go Metro Weekends, July 26 – 27

Two Grand Performances are taking place this weekend. The Gypsy Allstars perform on Friday at noon, and Chico Trulillo and Las Cafeteras take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Both performances are free. Dine at the nearby Noe Restaurant and Bar before or after the performances and save 15% on your bill [continue reading]

SR-14 Canyon Lane closures

Caltrans will be closing portions of SR-14 as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Here’s the full press release: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of Antelope Valley Freeway SR-14 from Sierra Highway (Soledad Canyon Rd) to Palmdale Boulevard as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.  Closures [continue reading]

Metro achieves Platinum level recognition from APTA

The American Public Transportation Association will be awarding Metro’s efforts in sustainability on July 29. Metro is the first public transportation agency in North America to receive Platinum level recognition. Here’s the excerpt from APTA’s press release describing some of Metro’s achievements: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro): [continue reading]

Construction notice on Cesar Chavez street closures

Division 13 is on its way to being halfway complete, but there’s still plenty of construction left. Starting this Friday, a segment of Cesar Chavez will be closed on weekend nights for the installation of underground DWP vaults. Here’s the construction notice from Metro: Cesar Chavez Street Closure August-September 2013

Lunch trip recommendation: LADWP museum

Photos: Anna Chen/Metro Have you ever wondered how Los Angeles gets its water? Learn all about it at the LADWP museum in the John Ferraro Building. The tiny museum has some interesting displays and is the perfect size to explore during lunch time. This year LADWP is also celebrating the L.A. Aqueduct’s centennial, [continue reading]

Closures for I-5 HOV Improvement Project

Work continues on the I-5 HOV Improvement Project. Always remember to slow for the cone. Here’s the news release from Caltrans: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and [continue reading]