Prosecutors: Ponzi Scheme Conned $7M From LA Transit Retirees

Thomas Mitchell, 64, pleaded guilty to a scheme that cheated retired transit operators by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority out of an estimated $7 million.


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Expo Light Rail Begins Slow-Speed Testing On Westside Tracks

If the trial testing goes well, officials say pending any setbacks a target date has been set for Nov. 15 for most of the 8.6 mile alignment.


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US Budget Deficit May Limit LA Mass Transit Funding

The pitch from local transit leaders couldn’t come at a worse time as Washington grapples with a mounting tide of red ink.


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Officials Struggle To Keep LA Light Rail Line Safe

A high number of deaths and accidents along a light rail line in Los Angeles County has prompted officials to go on the defense.