Posted on October 5, 2020 by iwano@_84
2019 had the second-highest number of pedestrian fatalities in a decade. The worst year was 2016, when 29 people died.
Safety improvements, including a new sidewalk, are on tap for a stretch of East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs.
Work is ongoing in the stretch between South Palm Canyon Drive and Sunrise Way. The $1.9 million project is expected to benefit pedestrians and bicyclists in the area.
The sidewalk is being installed along the eastbound lanes, west of Sunrise.
Other improvements include new crosswalks at various intersections and new street lights at the curve where South Palm Canyon meets East Palm Canyon, Assistant City Manager Marcus Fuller said.
The sidewalk portion in particular has caught the attention of local residents. It’s being built across a dirt lot that’s existed for years and disrupted joggers in particular.
“There’s sort of a dirt path on a small stretch and
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Posted on September 24, 2020 by iwano@_84
Damien Navarro, Executive Director of Outfest, a celebrated L.A.-based nonprofit dedicated to showcasing LGBTQIA+ stories in film and other mediums, has his quirky, cute-as-a-button 1940s Craftsman cottage in the heart of L.A.’s world-renown Laurel Canyon up for grabs at $1.675 million. Nipped down a tiny cul-de-sac with three bedrooms and two bathrooms in not quite 1,700 square feet, the double-lot spread was purchased by the veteran digital marketing and tech consulting entrepreneur in late 2013 for just shy of $900,000.
A charming Dutch door opens to the light-filled living room. Along with a beamed and vaulted ceiling and a fireplace embellished by a decorative wrought iron screen, French doors lead to a courtyard dining terrace warmed by a massive brick fireplace under the branches of a 200-year-old California Oak. The neighboring dining room is wrapped in lively wallpaper that depicts flowers and birds, while the simple, galley-style kitchen is undeniably
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