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  • 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...
  • 5 Freeway at 2 Freeway remains closed after tanker blaze

    5 Freeway at 2 Freeway remains closed after tanker blaze
    Drivers were urged to get an early start to their morning commutes Monday, as a fire-damaged section of the interchange between the 5 and 2 freeways remained shut down following a weekend tunnel fire. All northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway at the 2...
  • Some lanes reopen after fiery tanker crash

    Some lanes reopen after fiery tanker crash
    The connector road taking traffic from the southbound 2 Freeway to the southbound 5 freeway reopened early Monday morning after crews repaired some of the damage caused by a tanker truck fire, Caltrans officials said. The northbound interchange...
  • Two lanes of 5 Freeway to reopen, but fire caused major damage

    Two lanes of 5 Freeway to reopen, but fire caused major damage
    Caltrans announced that two lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway will reopen later this afternoon for the first time since a tanker truck fire at the freeway’s junction with the 2 Freeway on Saturday. But officials said they are still not sure when...
  • CHP reopens all lanes on 5 Freeway following tanker fire

    CHP reopens all lanes on 5 Freeway following tanker fire
    All lanes on the 5 and 2 freeways near downtown Los Angeles have been reopened after a huge fuel tanker fire over the weekend, the California Highway Patrol said Tuesday morning. The only closure still in effect is the transition between the...
  • Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel

    Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel
    Joanne Nuckols has put the people she calls "transportation bullies" in their place for decades. She reels off the long, sordid history of South Pasadena's fight against extending the 710 Freeway through her town, lawsuit by lawsuit, injunction by...
  • La Cañada History: 'Drive 25' grassroots movement kept speed down

    La Cañada History: 'Drive 25' grassroots movement kept speed down
    Ten Years Ago For the third year, the grass-roots, community-based effort known as “Drive 25” to reduce the speed of cars around school sites was renewed as the new school year got underway in La Cañada Unified. Twenty Years Ago It was...
  • Franklin Elementary to receive new look

    Franklin Elementary to receive new look
    After working for more than a year, parents at Franklin Elementary secured a $1-million grant that will enable the campus to undergo an environmental transformation. In November 2012, a handful of parents who send their children to the magnet school...
  • 710 Freeway extension EIR delayed to 2015

    710 Freeway extension EIR delayed to 2015
    Los Angeles County transportation officials announced last week that the draft Environmental Impact Report for the 710 Freeway extension project is now anticipated for a February 2015 release. News of the delay comes on the heels of an announcement made...
  • EIR relating to proposed 710 extension delayed

    EIR relating to proposed 710 extension delayed
    Los Angeles County transportation officials have pushed back its release of an environmental report regarding 710 Freeway extension proposals, local officials learned this week. Once available, the data provided in the draft Environmental Impact report...