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What do Disney World and the New York City subway system have in common — besides frequent sightings of bigger-than-life mice? Both do a good job of transporting people and giving their customers entertaining rides. When passengers are carried...
ReutersSAO PAULO (Reuters) - As many as 200,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities on Monday in a swelling wave of protest tapping into widespread anger at poor public services, police violence and government corruption. The...
ReutersATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras moved to defuse a political crisis over the government's abrupt closure of state broadcaster ERT that prompted a nationwide strike on Thursday and brought thousands into the streets in protest....
Reuters(Repeats story sent on Sunday, no change to text) * Jakarta governor Joko Widodo a wildly popular leader * The standard bearer among a new crop of Indonesian politicians * Widodo made his name transforming the Javanese city of Solo * Fixing Jakarta'...
It was hailed as a crowning achievement for Los Angeles in the early 1970s — an indoor shopping mall that filled an entire downtown block and also boasted a plush hotel and a high-rise office building. For years, tourists flocked to the premier...
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall. Experts who know the hall's...
During eight years in office, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa staked much of his legacy on transportation. He lobbied Washington for millions of dollars in federal funding. He oversaw the addition of 150 miles of bike lanes. And, five years ago, he...
Chris Robbins could be a poster child for mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti's vision for Los Angeles. Each morning, Robbins straps on a backpack, cues up his iPod and sets out on a short walk to the subway, which whisks him to his downtown public...
The state bullet train agency is pushing full throttle to start construction of the important first phase of the California high-speed rail system in as little as six weeks, prompting scrutiny of the state's selection of a construction company with the...
Re "It all begins on Wilshire," March 24 I have always been fascinated by Wilshire Boulevard, the great thoroughfare analyzed by Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne. While I had a job on Wilshire near Vermont Avenue as a twentysomething in...
I looked at a lot of restaurant scores earlier this week for a story I wrote on restaurants that failed inspections. The South Dakota Department of Health listed eight (later corrected to seven) Aberdeen restaurants on its website as scoring below 80,...
Re "Broken civic promise," Critic's Notebook, March 3 I was glad to read Christopher Hawthorne's piece on Los Angeles' missed opportunities, miscalculations and wrong choices regarding the creation of our public spaces and public transit systems....
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