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  • Delays on I-5 in Burbank expected for carpool lane construction

    Delays on I-5 in Burbank expected for carpool lane construction
    Detours and closures are en route for drivers on the Golden State (5) Freeway as the California Department of Transportation moves forward with its plan to install new carpool lanes. Caltrans’ $57.8-million effort to construct new carpool lanes...
  • Lane closure near Empire Center to continue through fall

    One lane of the northbound Victory Place and San Fernando Road will be closed through this fall as crews relocate utilities as part of a major project to construct carpool lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway, build a new interchange at Empire Avenue and...
  • Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank

    Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank
    A number of Burbank traffic signals are slated for upgrades this year, which officials say will help ease traffic congestion during the construction of carpool lanes and a new interchange at Empire Avenue on the Golden State (5) Freeway. Officials...
  • CalTrans announces closures on 5 Freeway

    CalTrans announces closures on 5 Freeway
    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...
  • Meeting outlines bridge options from Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to Los Angeles

    Meeting outlines bridge options from Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to Los Angeles
    Dozens of residents gave their input during a community meeting Thursday about where they would like to see a bridge built over the Los Angeles River to connect Glendale and the Griffith Park area. The first of three Glendale Narrows Riverwalk project...
  • Caltrans told to sell homes along route of 710 gap

    Caltrans told to sell homes along route of 710 gap
    The California Department of Transportation must quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and Pasadena, according to a bill by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
  • Board downsizes Japanese dual-language program

    [Note: This article was corrected. See details below.] The Japanese dual-language immersion program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary will be downsized rather than moved to another school, the Glendale Unified school board decided Tuesday. The vote ended...
  • Video: Glendale mayor reopens 'comfort women' statue tiff

    Video: Glendale mayor reopens 'comfort women' statue tiff
    Glendale was wrong to install a controversial monument honoring Korean sex slaves taken by the Japanese Army during World War II, Mayor Dave Weaver said during an interview published Monday on a Japanese television station's YouTube channel. “We...
  • Lost ashes are returned

    Lost ashes are returned
    A stolen urn containing the cremated remains of an 87-year-old Burbank woman was returned to her family Thursday after a gardener found it in some bushes outside an apartment building. The gardener reportedly found the stolen urn on Monday in the 800...
  • Franklin Elementary School parents drive grant proposal

    Franklin Elementary School parents drive grant proposal
    One of Glendale Unified's oldest schools is in the running for a $1-million grant that would transform its asphalt-dominated campus into a modern environmental beacon. The parents of children who attend Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Glendale's...
  • Debris, mud from flooding closes northbound I-5 near Burbank

    All northbound lanesof the 5 Freeway north of Burbank were closed Wednesday afternoon after flooding sent mud and debris across the interstate. Flooding also closed all but  one southboundlane, backing up traffic into Sun Valley, according to the Los...
  • 2, 5 freeway connector to reopen after fuel tanker fire caused closure

    2, 5 freeway connector to reopen after fuel tanker fire caused closure
    A key Los Angeles freeway connector will reopen Friday, nearly six months after a gas tanker crashed and caught fire, sending flames shooting through the air and dumping 8,500 gallons of gasoline that sent a “burning river of fuel” down the L....