Archive for March 2012

Metro staff directed to source revenue streams for underfunded transit projects

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board (Metro) is seeking innovative ways to finance underfunded transit projects in Los Angeles County. In a motion sponsored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the 13-member Metro board agreed to launch a world-wide search to identify best financing practices used by transit agencies around […]

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Healthcare enrollment for former Ujima Village residents

The Department of Health Services (DHS) recently held an outreach and healthcare enrollment event for former residents of the Ujima Village housing complex in Willowbrook. The evening event was a follow-up to the well-attended community meeting with Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas last November. During that meeting, held at […]

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Hydraulic fracking study for the Inglewood Oil Field underway


In response to community concerns about the potential use of hydraulic fracking in the Inglewood Oil Field, Plains Exploration and Production Co. (PXP) has commissioned an independent study of the feasibility of hydraulic fracking in the oil field. Hydraulic Fracking, the use of high pressure water injection […]

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Metro Rail to the airport

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is  examining ways to connect the region’s growing  rail system to Los Angeles International Airport. Metro will host two community workshop meetings this month to update community stakeholders on various options, including connection to the Crenshaw to LAX light rail line. [vsw id=”BJWp_uT7j2s” […]

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