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  • Jamzilla: Motorists urged to plan for longer Monday commute

    Jamzilla: Motorists urged to plan for longer Monday commute
    The monster-evoking “Jamzilla” lane closures on the northbound 405 Freeway this weekend appear to have appropriately scared off motorists, officials said. Traffic on the freeway in the Sepulveda Pass flowed with minimal delays on Saturday...
  • 405 Freeway closures through Sepulveda Pass planned this weekend

    405 Freeway closures through Sepulveda Pass planned this weekend
    What's more complicated than Carmageddon and could seriously mess with the flow of Angelenos' long Presidents' Day weekend? It's Jamzilla. That's the monster-evoking moniker that transportation officials have adopted for the 405 Freeway lane closures...
  • Relieved transportation officials proclaim 'Jamzilla' a success

    Relieved transportation officials proclaim 'Jamzilla' a success
    RIP, "Jamzilla." With many Angelenos taking a holiday from traffic, the Presidents Day weekend closure of the northbound 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass proved a success, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation...
  • Fatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commute

    Fatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commute
    Fatalities on two Los Angeles-area freeways early Wednesday stalled morning traffic as authorities investigated two deaths. The first occurred about 3 a.m. on the westbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena at Windsor Avenue when a body was discovered in the...
  • Los Angeles rain: Rainfall totals by city

    Cities across Los Angeles County were racking up impressive rainfall totals Friday from a powerful winter storm. Here's a sampling of rainfall totals from throughout the region: Alhambra 2.06 inches  Bel Air 2.6 inches Beverly Hills 2.39...
  • Rebirth of Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'

     Rebirth of Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'
    Myths die hard. Especially creation myths. Messing with the symbolic origins of a world isn't something to be undertaken lightly. Jackson Pollock's mammoth 1943 painting "Mural" — nearly 8 feet high, 20 feet wide and covered edge-to-edge with...
  • Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art

    Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art
    As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive. Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...
  • Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass

    Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass
    The southbound 405 Freeway from the 101 Freeway to Getty Center Drive in the Sepulveda Pass will close Saturday night for construction. Lane closures will begin at 11 p.m., officials said. All lanes will be blocked by 2 a.m. Sunday. Lanes are...
  • Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash

    Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash
    A fatal collision between a motorcyclist and another vehicle in West Los Angeles backed up morning commuter traffic up and down a long stretch of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass. The incident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. when authorities got a...
  • Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator

    Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator
    “Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side” has served as a pithy invitation to explore Manhattan’s avant-garde arts scene since 1972, when Lou Reed had a hit record intoning the refrain. But "take a tram ride up a Los Angeles hillside"...
  • 'Jamzilla' on 405 Freeway: Officials warn of new closures next month

    'Jamzilla' on 405 Freeway: Officials warn of new closures next month
    Authorities are warning travelers to stay away from the northbound 405 Freeway over next month's long Presidents Day weekend, when the roadway will be partially closed while construction crews pave the route's new carpool lanes through the Sepulveda Pass....
  • Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award

    Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award
    On Monday night, the Getty will present its inaugural J. Paul Getty Founder’s Award to Harold Williams and Nancy Englander, who have helped lead the J. Paul Getty Trust -- and envision its future -- since 1981. The award will be given out annually...