405 Freeway Closures: April 21 – May 5


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LAPD Online Information

LAPD Online Information

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Fireside Chat on Transportation with Mike Bonin this Friday Apr. 11th

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Hosted By: Angelenos Against Gridlock

Fireside Chat on Transportation: The 405, Traffic, Transit, Biking, & More with Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin, L.A. City Council Transportation Committee Chair, Metro Board Member & Expo Line Construction Authority Vice Chair

In conversation with Angelenos Against Gridlock President David C. Murphy, on speeding up the pace of progress, the 405, rail through the Sepulveda Pass, bike share, bike safety & bike amenities, Westside gridlock, transit-oriented development, rail to LAX, the Expo Line, the Subway to the Sea—and the broader vision for improving mobility.

Friday, April 11, 2014 (6:45 p.m. doors open / 7:30 p.m. event) at the Moss Theater at New Roads School, 3131 Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404. The Moss Theater is part of New Roads’ extraordinary new multimillion dollar Capshaw-Spielberg Center for Arts and Educational Justice at the Herb Alpert Educational Village.

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Santa Monica Historical Photos

Check out a tremendous archive of Santa Monica photos from the early days.  It’s truly amazing to see how much can change in 100-125 years.

Go To: http://waterandpower.org/museum/Early_Views_of_Santa_Monica.html

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WLA Crime Report for March 22nd to March 31st

ROBBERY:            0

ADW (Assault with a Deadly Weapon):            0 

BURGLARY:            0

GRAND THEFT AUTO:            3

400 Robinwood

On 3/23/14, between 9:00 pm and 11:30 am, while parked in a driveway, an ‘08 Toyota Highlander stolen.

11700 Mayfield

On 3/25/14, between 10:00 pm and 7:10 am, an ‘05 Honda Civic stolen

1100 Bundy

On 3/30/14, between 1:00 pm and 8:30 am, while parked in a sub-garage, a 2014 Audi S4 stolen

BFMV (Burglary and/or Theft from Motor Vehicle):                        1

1100 Bundy

On 3/30/14, between 12:00 pm and 10:00 am, while parked in a sub-garage, sunglasses and  knee brace stolen


1100 Barrington Ave (residence)

On 1/20/14, the suspect, (victim’s caregiver) got the victim to sign a blank check while he was dying of cancer.  When the victim died, the suspect filed in the check naming his acquaintance as the payee and the amount of 250 K.  The check was cashed and the funds depleted the victim’s account.  The family wasn’t aware until the victim died.  U.S. Currency $250,000.00

11800 Darlington Ave. (residence)

On 3/21/14, Unknown suspect walked into victim’s open garage and removed victim’s property. Chemical Testing kit valued at $1,120.00

11700            Montana Ave (residence)

On 01/01/14, Unknown suspect entered and removed the victim’s deceased husband’s wedding rings from her residence.  Victim believes it may be a hired contractor.  Rings valued at $12,000.00

11400 Sunset Bl. (business)

On 3/28/14, Unknown suspect entered the victim’s locked room and removed cash $350.00  Continue reading

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Councilmember Mike Bonin Twitter Feed

Mike Bonin Twitter Feed


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Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones’ Twitter Feed

Dr. Lucy Jones Twitter


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405 Sunset Ramp Night Closure

NorthBound Sunset Ramps Nighttime Closure

Night Closure: Beginning at 7pm on Thursday, March 27th, and continuing each night-from 7pm to 5am-until 5am on Monday, April 21st; the NB Sunset on-ramp and NB Sunset off-ramp will be closed to facilitate work at the center island between the on-ramp and off-ramp for final configuration.

  • Eastbound and westbound access across the Sunset Bridge will be maintained.
  • Sunset Bl eastbound 1,2 lanes from Gunston to Thurston closed nightly during this construction, 10pm to 5am.

Construction Relations I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project
Tel.: 213.922.3665 Fax: 213.922.2898

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10th Annual Brentwood Science Magnet Fair and Auction

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Ready LA: Online Resource for Disaster Preparedness

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After experiencing this morning’s moderate earthquake, it is a good time to re-evaluate your disaster preparedness plans.  ReadyLA.org is a wonderful resource to review.  The site is maintained by the City of Los Angeles’ Emergency Management Department.  Please take a moment to check it out.

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