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Tunnel-boring machine makes key Purple Line link

LOS ANGELES — In a construction milestone for the Purple Line extension project, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced June 12 that a tunnel-boring machine has broken through to connect with the Wilshire/Western subway station in Koreatown. “Our last [tunnel boring machines] at Wilshire/Western were powered down over 23 years ago, so we…

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Alan Arkin honored with star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled June 7 honoring Alan Arkin, whose more than 50-year acting career includes a supporting-actor Oscar and three other Oscar-nominated performances. Arkin’s son Matthew, who appeared with him in five films, the 2001-02 A&E legal drama “100 Centre Street” and the 1978 made-for-television movie…

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Longtime AIDS activist leads WeHo Pride Parade

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Thousands lined Santa Monica Boulevard June 9 for the LA Pride Parade which sought to convey the theme of the three-day 2019 LA Pride Festival, #JUSTUNITE. The parade began at 11 a.m. at Crescent Heights Boulevard and continued west along Santa Monica Boulevard to Almont Drive. The theme is a call “to…

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