The autumnal equinox is on Sept. 22, but you can get a jump on it at the Fall Equinox Silent Auction to benefit Eagle Rock High School on Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock (2225 Colorado Blvd.). The event, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., will be an open house with wine, hors d’ouevres and music. Welcoming remarks are at 7 p.m. You can put in a bid on various goods and services from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Adults only. The silent auction is put on by Eagle Endeavors, a nonprofit group of parents, faculty and community members who raise money to support Eagle Rock Jr./Sr. High School. The top priority is to buy 400 laptops ($275/device) and 60 projectors ($500/unit).
Metro’s rendering of the one-car-lane-each-way proposal for Colorado Boulevard shows one car driving east toward Maywood Avenue and one parked car. The reality would be more crowded conditions for cars, though bicyclists and pedestrians would benefit.