Need Your Help to Find Missing Tortoise

Missing Tortoise sign

You may have seen hand drawn flyers up in the Encino Park neighborhood, asking if anyone has seen or found Jim’s family tortoise. She wandered out of his backyard and unlike a dog or cat won’t know how to get back home.

So here’s where Jim needs your help. Please keep you eyes pealed in . . . → Read More: Need Your Help to Find Missing Tortoise

New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

Student riding bicycle

Starting Sept. 16, a new law seeks to keep cyclists, young and old, safe on the road. . . . → Read More: New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

When the Orange Bus Line Was Rail – History & Photos

North Hollywood Station in 1952

It began in 1893 as the Southern Pacific’s Burbank Branch. In 1911 the fabled red cars of the the Pacific Electric Railway began sharing part of the route, and in later years diesel-powered freight trains rumbled down the line. On Oct. 29, the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution introduced by council member Tom LaBonge calling on the state legislature to repeal the 1991 ban — a first step toward upgrading the Orange Line’s bus rapid transit with the sort of light rail technology used on the Metro Blue, Green, Gold, and Expo lines. . . . → Read More: When the Orange Bus Line Was Rail – History & Photos

LADWP Urges Caution During Upcoming Storm

LADWP Logo

LOS ANGELES — With a major storm front moving into Los Angeles this week, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) stands ready to respond to rain-related electrical problems that may occur, and reminds Angelenos to use caution around downed power lines, which may be live wires and potentially fatal.

During storms, power . . . → Read More: LADWP Urges Caution During Upcoming Storm