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Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, left, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilwoman Jan Perry, second row, as Councilman Herb Wesson speaks.

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, left, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilwoman Jan Perry, second row, as Councilman Herb Wesson speaks.

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There are two sides to the Leimert Park Village Station story

Some are unhappy that the whole line is not underground

Last Friday, in a quickly assembled celebration at Leimert Park, activists, politicians and community stakeholders exulted over a decision by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board to fund the Leimert Park Village Station on the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line. The decision had been made on Thursday, the day before.