| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:31 PM
California workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a worker who was accidentally crushed in Burbank last week after becoming trapped in the bottom-dump doors of a gravel truck.
The death of the worker, 58-year-old Vigen Boodaghian,...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, November 3. Another day, another shop going out of business.
Someone Else's, a vintage clothing shop in North Hollywood, will close in a few days, reports NoHo Patch.
A police chase Friday night on the 134...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Service to more areas of the city and better linking with other transit lines — that’s what BurbankBus riders told a city-wide outreach they want. But city officials cautioned that with limited resources, it may be difficult to meet everyone&...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Another round of ramp and lane closures will hit the 5 Freeway corridor in Burbank starting Friday as crews continue work on a massive carpool lane project, officials announced.
From Friday through Nov. 25, the following ramp closures will be in effect,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Another round of periodic off-ramp closures along the 5 Freeway corridor in Burbank start Monday.
The California Department of Transportation announced the following closures for Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 as part of a $57.8-million project to construct...