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Take Two® FOR April 19, 2018

Boring Co. might tunnel under LA, Blue LA car share comes to town, a chat with David Hockney

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LA City Council votes to fast track Boring Co. tunnel under Sepulveda Blvd., LA DOT launches Blue LA electric car-share, David Hockney chats about his LACMA exhibit. See full episode >
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