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California Department of Transportation

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  • Pasadena light rail upgrades could trump 710 extension

    La Caņada officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • 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...
  • La Caņada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

    La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park
    This summer, vendors of the La Caņada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on...
  • 818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home

    818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, June 12. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59 degrees. Your top news stories today:  - A fire badly damaged a single-family home early Wednesday in...
  • 'Elaborate' parking-lot project approved in La Caņada

    The La Caņada Flintridge City Council approved on Monday a bid from the Sylmar-based FS Construction Company to upgrade the Caltrans overpass parking lot across from Memorial Park, the current home of the weekly La Caņada Farmers Market. About $183,000...
  • Street closures slated near Empire Center

    Motorists this week can expect street closures near the Empire Center in Burbank as crews work on the $355-million Empire construction project on the Golden State (5) Freeway, state transportation officials said.   From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night...
  • 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....
  • 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...