Update below: Beverly Hills Unified votes to oppose Measure J, board members join No on J effort.A county sales tax measure to accelerate transportation projects has slightly more than the two-thirds level of support required for passage, according to internal polling from the Yes campaign.Measure J ... More >>
This past Monday, the New York Times ran a story about the brewing controversy in Beverly Hills over the Westside subway. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who's pushing hard for the underground rail line, awkwardly defended his position to the paper.
A little background: Beverly Hills commun ... More >>
Update, 3:10 p.m.: Congressman Henry Waxman weighs in, after the break.
The brouhaha over the Westside subway keeps getting more interesting ... by the prodding of the Beverly Hills Unified School District, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has agreed to extend its public comment for the mul ... More >>
BHUSD is fighting until the bitter endLast week, L.A. Weekly reported on how Metro may have manipulated a seismic study to move the Westside Subway Extension station in Century City. That story can be viewed here.
The move would result in $60 million more in publicly-subsidized Measure R fun ... More >>