First Orange Line crash

It had to happen. It’s buried in Daily News staffer Lisa Mascaro subway story, but somebody finally crashed into an Orange Line bus: The Orange Line had its first collision just before 4 p.m. Thursday when a northbound motorist driving on a suspended license ran a red light at Vesper Avenue and hit an eastbound … Continue reading First Orange Line crash

The Rod report

I reviewed the new Rod Stewart standards disc in today’s Daily News. The key in evaluating these kinds of records — wildly popular, necessarily compromising — is to put yourself in the shoes of those (and there are many) who buy them. Here’s the lede: Guys like Stewart have all the luck. The crooner has … Continue reading The Rod report

Will the Orange Line work?

The L.A. Times’ Amanda Covarrubias weighs in with the following think piece on the Orange line: There’s the hopeful: “This is going to … join us again to greater metropolitan Los Angeles,” said Van Nuys resident Andrew Hurvitz, noting that the opening of the busway comes three years after the Valley tried to secede from … Continue reading Will the Orange Line work?