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New Studio City Median Better for Pedestrians, Restaurants
There's a tiny restaurant row between Laurel Canyon and Carpenter in Studio City. From Laurel Tavern to Arb Pizza and Vegan Plate to LaLa's Argentine Grill, among many others, there is plenty to choose from. But there's nothing like dining on the sidewalk next to a busy seven lane artery (that includes parking lanes)--nothing like it because it's not a very satisfying experience.
But come next month a median currently under construction from Radford to Carpenter should come to life, slowing down traffic and creating more of a community atmosphere. It's the third such median from the Studio City Business Improvement District, who has put two medians between Laurel Canyon and Whitsett.
"This is a prime example of how you add to the whole village atmosphere," explained Lorena Parker, Executive Director of the BID.
Not only will it beautify the area, but business owners had safety concerns--drivers were going too fast, especially when Ventura curves at Radford. "To me it's a quality of life kind of thing as well," added Parker.
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.