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Why I Marched in Women’s March Los Angeles, Part 4: Future Generations

My friend brought her nine-year old daughter, Luna, to the Women’s March. She wanted her daughter to be a part of this event so she can learn social engagement and how to stand up for our rights. I spent some time with Luna while we had lunch after the March.  I flipped over my protest […]

Hoff-wiedersehen, NELA! Join me on my farewell ride on the Gold Line

Northeast LA is a lovely neighborhood. Alas, it has not been the neighborhood that has felt like home for me. After 15 months of living in NELA, I’m moving back to Mid-City.  Of course, I can’t let any momentous event pass me by without a celebration. Join me this Sunday for one last ride on […]

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is ‘Halfway There’–Let’s Celebrate!

Metro thanks the communities along the 8.5 mile LAX/Transit Project Alignment on Saturday, May 7th with their ‘Halfway There’ event. The festival takes place at Leimert Park from 10-4pm, and will feature performances by local musicians, kids zone, food vendors, archeology discoveries, and more.  A formal program will begin at 10:30, and will feature several […]

Metro Seeking Women to Help Build its Infrastructure

There’s no question that construction is a male-dominated industry.  Metro is taking the next step to make sure women get their chance by recruiting women to help build its transportation infrastructure through Women Build Metro. Metro will be teaming up this morning with members of the construction industry at the East Los Angeles Civic Center […]

Metro Announces Expo 2 Line Extension Opening Date

Mark your calendars!  Metro will officially open the second phase of the Expo Line on Friday, May 20.  The new extension will connect “Grand to the Sand,”completing a 15-mile rail project that connects Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Metro CEO Phil Washington announced on Thursday that the seven new stations of the extension will […]

I Took a Sneak Peek Train Ride on the Gold Line Extension

Metro invited me, along with Metro Board Members and members of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, to take a sneak peak train ride on the Gold Line Foothill Extension before its March 5th opening. We took the ride on the new Kinkisharyo trains.  The ride was the smoothest I’ve felt on any […]

Has anyone seen these before?

About a week ago, I moved to Northeast LA (more on that later). Of course, I’m now taking new buses and trains to get home. I am fortunate to be able to choose between several different bus lines to get home from work, all of which pick up near Pershing Square at Hill & 5th […]