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Public Transit 'Trolley' to Dodger Stadium May Not Happen
Is the above post-Dodger Game traffic jam scenario familiar? Last year, the city did a pilot program called the "Dodger Trolley." It whisked baseball fans to and from Dodger Stadium and Union Station (and some stops between). If the city is to do it for the 2009 season, it would cost $400,000, but with the current budget shortfall and economy, finding the funding has not happened yet, Eric Richardson at blogdowntown reports :
Earlier promises that the team would help the city find sponsors for a 2009 service seem to have fallen by the wayside this offseason. 'In June, when the council approved the two month demo, the Dodgers had committed that ... they would go out and the end of the season and talk to their sponsors,' [Jim] Lefton [from the city] told the [city council] committee. 'When we met with them in December, they indicated that they did not want to talk to the existing sponsors and that they did not want to mess with their existing sponsorship arrangements.'
That forces the city to find its own sponsorship, which has come up empty so far.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.