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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Area cities to observe National Night Out

Several area cities will observe National Night Out, a crime prevention program, Aug. 1. The city of Downey hosts its fifth annual Night Out event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Civic Center, 11111 Brookshire Ave. There is no admission and food is free. There are children’s activities, police dog demonstrations, community information booths Read More…

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Red-light camera opponent takes on area cities

LOS ANGELES — In 2002, Jim Lissner was captured on camera running a red light in Culver City — an incident that has spurred 14 years of activism to rid the state of red-light cameras. When Lissner went to court to contest his $270 citation, he expected he would see a lot of young people Read More…

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MTA provides funds to study Eco-Rapid rail project

LOS ANGELES — Construction preparation for a rail line that will connect Union Station downtown with Artesia and cities in between will begin with an environmental impact study and community outreach efforts. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has unanimously approved a funding agreement with the Gateway Cities Council of Governments, based in Paramount, Read More…