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2013-02-05 12:21:20

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When visiting major metropolises like New York City or London, the tourist covers much ground by utilizing the subway or the tube. While Los Angeles features its own public transit system, the Los Angeles metro is not always the most practical means of making one's way about the entire city. Los Angeles residents and those who have spent a decent amount of time in Southern California know that Los Angeles is polycentric - that is, full of major...

2012-06-28 10:20:21

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the India-based Yes Bank recently published a study about the relationship between taxi service and tourism. They conclude, according to the Indo-Asian News Service, that "well-trained taxi drivers are a must if a country needs to boost its tourism potential." While the study is based out of India, it's not a stretch to apply this idea to taxi service in Los Angeles....

2011-09-08 11:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ratkovich Company announced today that the Los Angeles office of Sundance Institute, a global non-profit organization founded by Robert Redford that seeks to discover and support independent film and theatre artists, will soon operate from 5900 Wilshire, the iconic, 31-story building in the Miracle Mile also known as the Variety building. The 10-year lease deal allows the organization to occupy the entire eighth floor, a total of 14,279...

2011-01-25 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Rally to kick off of Catholic Schools Week, celebrating 160 years of Catholic schools in Los Angeles now serving over 80,000 students with safe, affordable, high quality schools throughout Los Angeles. According to a study from Loyola Marymount University, Catholic schools in Los Angeles provide a high quality education for all students, particularly low-income ethnic minority students in the inner-city. Over 98% graduate from high...