| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The California Department of Transportation will host an open house Thursday for the public to learn about the Empire interchange freeway-construction project in Burbank.
The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the community room of the Burbank...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who was fighting a rare form of cancer, died Thursday at 9:33 a.m.
"He passed peacefully this morning, he wasn't in any pain," said his father, Joe Wilke. "He was resting comfortably and surrounded...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:51 PM
City officials will be installing a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Oak and Myers streets after requests from dozens of parents with children attending St. Finbar School in Burbank, who argued that the current two-way stop sign was unsafe for...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:42 PM
In a rare unanimous vote, the Burbank City Council this month approved a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Oak and Myers streets to improve the odds that pedestrians — particularly students at St. Finbar Catholic School — will make...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:34 AM
The California Department of Transportation has announced the following lane and ramp closures of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $121 million improvement project to construct carpool lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-170 to Buena...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:52 PM
State transportation officials on Thursday announced a slate of ramp and lane closures on the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways starting Friday as crews continue work on new carpool lanes.
Both projects combined carry a price tag of nearly $179...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Under pressure to meet strict deadlines or risk losing tens of millions of dollars related to improvements being made to Interstate 5 as it flows through Burbank, state transportation officials are pushing to change the construction timeline.
If the city...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 29. Driving down the Ventura (101) Freeway, have you ever counted the number of signs for colleges and schools?
There are 36 in all and Caltrans officials let private and public institutions, who say they help...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Construction crews plan to reopen up to three of the northbound lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway near Buena Vista Street by 2 p.m. Tuesday, officials announced.
The lane closures were needed to repair damaged pavement, according to a notice from the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:15 PM
About 30 people attended a California Department of Transportation meeting Wednesday night looking for answers about a scheduled freeway expansion on the Golden State (5) Freeway.
They got their answers, but some weren’t necessarily what they...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A series of night closures on the Golden State (5) Freeway north of Burbank starts Sunday as crews prepare to construct a bridge connector for carpool lanes on the Hollywood (170) Freeway.
The HOV-connector is part of a $140-million project through the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The Olive Avenue off-ramp for the northbound 5 Freeway in Burbank will be closed for 55 hours starting Oct. 29 as part of a project to add carpool lanes in both directions.
The $153-million project to add carpool lanes between the 134 Freeway and...