Monthly Archives: March 2015

Van Halen concert closes Hollywood Boulevard

Staff and Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Hollywood Boulevard was closed in front of the El Capitan Theatre March 30 for a special concert by Van Halen, which performed for “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to mark the band’s first U.S. television performance with original lead singer David Lee Roth. The concert and the appearance on the Kimmel…

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City employees to use bicycles around town

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city is launching a new employee bike share program. The pilot program makes 10 bicycles available to city employees to borrow on a short-term basis to take work-related trips without using a car, as well as to commute between City Hall and local satellite parking garages. The launch…

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“troubling” decline in bus and rail ridership

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board ordered a study March 26 into ways of reversing a decline in bus and rail ridership, with the number of boardings down 5 percent over the last eight months. Ridership has been falling since April 2014, a trend described as “troubling” in a…

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