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  • They finally voted: "The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted to adopt a resolution that could turn a third of the schools in the nation's second-largest school district over to private operators."
  • Momentum is building for high speed rail between L.A. and San Francisco.
  • Speaking of other forms of transit, the Bicycle Film Festival begins tomorrow!
  • Here we go again: the statewide pet spay-neuter law is set for vote on Thursday.
  • Tomorrow, a section of Western near 1st Street that has been closed off will reopen. (via press release)
  • Beer is going to get more expensive. Well, at least Budweiser and Miller are.
  • The Mid City West Community Council recently adopted recommendations for the neighborhood’s bicycle network.
  • Caltrans will close up to three lanes east- and westbound of the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) from the Harbor Freeway (I-110) to the San Diego Freeway (I-405) tonight, August 25 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. as part of a bridge maintenance project. (via e-mail)