When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
(Jae C. Hong/AP)
July 16, 2011
Construction workers take down the Mulholland Drive bridge over Interstate 405 in Los Angeles on Saturday. Traffic in the Los Angeles area is so far moving smoothly, several hours after authorities shut down a 10-mile stretch of one of the busiest U.S. freeways for a massive 53-hour construction project.