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L.A. street closures for Obama’s visit, areas to avoid

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International just in time for today’s afternoon rush hour, meaning motorists in selected areas should be prepared for detours or delays. Obama will be taping an appearance on the ABC late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in Hollywood and conducting a […]

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Rain impacts Southland traffic with flooding, collisions

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Waves of heavy rain resulted in flooded freeways and an increase in accidents in southern California overnight, the California Highway Patrol said today. Between midnight and 4 a.m. the CHP reported 41 collisions in Los Angeles County, compared with 28 collisions during the same period a week ago today, said CHP Officer […]

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Hollywood streets to avoid for Academy Awards Sunday

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - Unless you’re nominated for an Oscar or have a ticket for the Academy Awards ceremony, Hollywood might be a good place to avoid on Sunday thanks to traffic and extensive street restrictions, but those who do venture into the area are being advised to be careful of where they park. Parking restrictions […]

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L.A. homeless count: 2015 census gets underway this week

The Los Angeles homeless census is underway in the shelters and streets of L.A. County this week. Beginning Tuesday, 6,000 volunteers will head out over three nights to get a sense of how the county’s’ homeless population has changed in the past two years. The effort will lead to a better understanding of who  L.A.’s […]

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Garcetti pushes his ‘Street Smart’ program

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a series of cost- saving initiatives today that would enable the Bureau of Street Services to get 200 more miles of streets resurfaced this year.   Garcetti said his “Street Smart” initiatives would “squeeze more miles out of every dollar we spend” and better coordinate city departments […]

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