Weekly News Round-Up for July 28, 2014: Exploding pipelines and contentious museums
Underground explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's second-largest city, caused deep craters in roads. Zuma Press, image via online.wsj.com.
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- Long Beach Moves Forward on Southern California’s First Freeway Removal Project: The removal will open up more opportunities for public space in the "park-poor" area of West Long Beach, which currently contains only 1 acre of park space per 1,000 residents (the standard for a Healthy City set by the National Recreation and Parks Association is a minimum of 10 acres of parks for every 1,000 residents).
Monday, July 28
Water is removed from the floor of Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus following Tuesday's flood caused by a broken water main underneath Sunset Boulevard. (Image via latimes.com, Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)