50 years ago today: Groundbreaking downtown for the El Monte - Century City Backbone Route - The Source
Plans for a Westside subway go back — way back. On January 12, 1962, ground test drilling for the subway portion of the proposed Backbone Route between downtown and yet-to-be-built Century City got underway. Governor Pat Brown, Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Ernest E. [continue reading]