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From Speedway to Parkway? Off-Ramp for August 25, 2012

July 24, 1979:
July 24, 1979: "One man was killed this morning when he lost control of his car on the Pasadena Freeway, crashed into guard rail and landed in the Arroyo Seco."
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This week on Off-Ramp, named best public affairs program by the LA Press Club: Will lowering the speed limit on the 110 between downtown and Pasadena automatically make it safer? What happens when 71 artists fill a sketchbook? (They help build 4 libraries.) And one of the greatest music festivals you've never heard of, Wattstax, which happened 40 years ago.