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Linking L.A.: Flea market to open this summer at Dodger Stadium

April 22, 2010 | 12:59 pm

Hail-a-Taxi could stay: BlogDowntown is reporting that Councilwoman Jan Perry wants to make the Hail-a-Taxi program permanent (via LAist):

BlogDowntown says that although the 2-year-old program may not have transformed downtown L.A.'s "transportation landscape, it did push Los Angeles one step closer to acting like a real city.

Knabe hosts Internet chat: The San Gabriel Valley Tribune is reporting that Supervisor Don Knabe has started hosting live chats with his constituents on the internet:

"During the first session last week, more than 500 people logged on to ask questions or see what Knabe had to say about county issues."

Dodger Stadium flea market: The Eastsider LA is reporting that a flea market will open in the Dodger Stadium parking lot:

"Echo Park Lake's Sunday Swap Meet will be getting some competition -- from Dodger Stadium. Flea market operator Phillip Dane plans to launch the L.A. Flea Market on July 18 in the stadium parking lots overlooking downtown."

Earth Day recycling guide: Your Daily Thread wrote an excellent guide for recycling in Los Angeles for Earth Day:

"A former neighbor of mine and I once had a long conversation in front of our trash receptacles and went through a number of items asking the age old question: blue or black? I'd like to help clear up any confusion, at least for those of in the City of L.A."

-- Anthony Pesce

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