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California Department of Transportation

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  • Iconic Al's Deli shuts its doors

    Iconic Al's Deli shuts its doors
    Customers wanting an infamous Super Combo #1 at Al’s Italian American Delicatessen found last week that the restaurant’s door was locked and brown paper covered its windows. Although the deli has been run by Greg and Rosa Tomassian for...
  • Glendale's building boom troubles Caltrans

    Glendale's building boom troubles Caltrans
    Officials with the California Department of Transportation are worried that the massive development boom in Glendale may have significant impacts to nearby freeways that aren’t being addressed in environmental reviews for new projects. The...
  • 2, 5 freeway connector damaged by fuel tanker fire reopens

    2, 5 freeway connector damaged by fuel tanker fire reopens
    The underpass connecting the northbound 2 Freeway to the northbound 5 Freeway in Elysian Valley just north of downtown is scheduled to reopen by noon Friday -- nearly six months after a gas tanker crashed and caught fire, severely damaging the tunnel's...
  • Still going strong: Montrose waitress slings coffee and good cheer for 44 years

    Still going strong: Montrose waitress slings coffee and good cheer for 44 years
    For the past 44 years, waitress Wanda Bergstrom has made her presence known at City Hall Coffee Shop, an embodiment of stability in the Montrose community. Quick to laugh and radiating with energy at 74, traces of Bergstrom’s mark can be seen in...
  • Glendale Latino Association names man, woman, business of the year

    Glendale Latino Association names man, woman, business of the year
    In keeping with its stated mission of inclusion, the Glendale Latino Assn. chose a top city official, one of its own, and a hospital for its top honors. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa, Mercy Velazquez, a past president of the organization, and...
  • Workshop dishes the dirt on composting

    Workshop dishes the dirt on composting
    About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer. Wheeler now feeds...
  • Recently opened GameHaŘs CafÚ gives an old pastime a new look

    Recently opened GameHaüs Café gives an old pastime a new look
    Now that Terry Chiu and Robert Cron have moved into Glendale’s historic Seeley Studios, they’re on a quest to make new again of what’s old, particularly when it comes to board games. The two longtime friends and board-game aficionados...
  • 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....
  • 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 Ca˝ada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
  • 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...