Long-awaited 6th Street Viaduct opens to the public this weekend "The four-lane bridge will connect Boyle Heights and the Arts District across a 3,060 foot-breadth that spans the Los Angeles River, 101 Freeway, railroad tracks and Metrolink tracks." (LA Times)

Rendered aerial view looking westMichael Maltzan Architecture

Homelessness increased by 62% in Long Beach since 2020 "Nearly 1,300 more people are now in some state of homelessness than were counted in 2020, with 2,287 of those people being unsheltered. The 2020 count found 2,034 people total either living on the streets, in their cars or in one of the city’s shelters. This year’s count saw that number jump to 3,296." (Long Beach Post)

Historic Bunker Hill 3D Experience "In spring 2022, Ahmanson Lab staff, along with members of the Bunker Hill Refrain Collaboratory, researched, designed, and fabricated a 3D reconstruction of Bunker Hill from the late 1930s and early 1940s. Included in that reconstruction (as of May 2022) are 3D models of 172 buildings, terrain, and street features for twelve contiguous blocks of the historic neighborhood."

CicLAvia returns to South L.A. on Sunday "The forecast is for a nice sunny day Sunday when CicLAvia hits Western Avenue for our region’s latest open streets event, easily reached via the E Line Expo/Western Station." (The Source)

The Western Avenue route for the June 10 CicLAviaCicLAvia

Once Again, Fireworks Made Bad Air Quality Explode In LA. Here's How They Affect Our Health "Epstein said fireworks emit particulate matter 2.5, an extremely fine particle that gets deep into the lungs and can cause coughing and breathing difficulty, aggravate asthma or even trigger heart attacks." (LAist)

The 10 worst US cities for first-time homebuyers "Unsurprisingly, Los Angeles ranks No. 50 overall for first-time homebuyers, due largely to its expensive real estate and low median income." (CNBC)