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Plan to Cap 101 Freeway in Hollywood with a Park to get a Boost Tonight
When you're a park poor city with little room to designate more park space, where do you go? You build one on top of a freeway. Well, that's the vision of community and politicians a like and tonight is the Friends of the Hollywood Central Park's annual gala.
"The idea for a park over the 101 freeway between Bronson and Santa Monica is truly visionary and would provide sorely needed open space in one of Los Angeles's (and America's) densest neighborhoods," said Eric Garcetti in an e-mail newsletter sent out today.
The 44-acre park is supported by many, including Caltrans, Mayor Villaraigosa, Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, the Department of Recreation & Parks, among many other big names and organizations. Support is a great first step, but fudning is key, hence tonight's event.
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.