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All aboard! Wilshire / La Brea station dedicated to Tom LaBonge

All aboard! Wilshire / La Brea station dedicated to Tom LaBonge

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Councilman Tom LaBonge’s dream to connect residents and visitors from far and wide on seamless transportation throughout his favorite city is coming closer to a reality. When the Metro “D” (formerly Purple) Line subway station opens at Wilshire / La Brea — scheduled for 2023 — passengers will see signs honoring the former local councilman, also known as “Mr. Los Angeles” and an all-around great guy. The […]

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Metro celebrates digging halfway to La Cienega

Metro celebrates digging halfway to La Cienega

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of people, including many families with children, turned up on the lawns of Hancock Park (the county park, not the subdivision) to celebrate the halfway point of construction for the first phase of the Purple Line subway extension from Western Avenue to La Cienega Blvd. Community leaders from Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square, as […]

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Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live entertainment, games, raffles, food trucks and a family fun zone at the free Metro Purple Line Extension “Halfway There” event at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Sun., June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The party celebrates 50 percent completion of the Purple Line Extensions to Wilshire and […]

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Dept. of City Planning reviewing neighborhood plans, projects

Dept. of City Planning reviewing neighborhood plans, projects

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

With Metro Rail Purple Line Extension construction underway, there are lots of people planning for a denser future in this part of town. In the city of Los Angeles, plan making is under the purview of the Dept. of City Planning, headed by local resident Vince Bertoni, who reports to Mayor Eric Garcetti (also a […]

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Metro salutes Sen. Feinstein at Purple Line groundbreaking

Metro salutes Sen. Feinstein at Purple Line groundbreaking

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Beverly Hills Mayor, Lili Bosse, was a prominent guest on the dais as local officials broke ground to extend subway tunnels west from La Cienega to a station near Beverly Drive, then under Beverly Hills High School to a station in Century City. This is the second leg of the Purple Line extension en route […]

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Metro La Brea decking finished early

Metro La Brea decking finished early

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

An upbeat Mayor Eric Garcetti and Metro officials held a press conference on Museum Row last month to announce progress on constructing the Purple Line extension to the Veterans Affairs campus property west of the 405 freeway. The officials saluted contractor Skanska-Traylor-Shea (STS), whose workers completed the La Brea station area decking work in 16 […]

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