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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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 GameHaüs Café 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...
  • Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration

    Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration
    Hundreds of people from Burbank and Glendale came out Sunday morning at four Jewel City churches to counter a demonstration by eight members of the Westboro Baptist Church, a group renowned for protesting at gay marriages, military funerals and warning of...
  • 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...
  • Three lanes closed on southbound Glendale (2) Freeway for repairs

    Three lanes on the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway from Verdugo Road to San Fernando Road are currently closed while Caltrans conducts road repairs, according to the County Highway Patrol's Southern Division. The No. 1, 2 and 3 lanes will be closed...
  • Grants clear path for bridge between airport and Metrolink station

    Grants clear path for bridge between airport and Metrolink station
    Funding has been secured for a $15-million pedestrian bridge that will cross over Empire Avenue and end inside a new transportation center, making access to Bob Hope Airport easier from a Metrolink station south of the airfield. It’s separate...
  • Op-Ed: Bridge option could be an opportunity

    Residents from the Rancho, Grand Central and Pelanconi neighborhoods were introduced March 20 to Councilman Ara Najarian's smart proposal that addresses the issue of the unsafe Doran rail crossing while also enhancing the city's Riverwalk Park proposal...
  • 818 Roundup: Speed, old tires to blame in crash killing Paul Walker, Roger Rodas; Burbank approves Nickelodeon expansion

    818 Roundup: Speed, old tires to blame in crash killing Paul Walker, Roger Rodas; Burbank approves Nickelodeon expansion
    Good morning, 818 locals. Today is Wednesday, March 26.  Here are your top headlines in the 818 region: - An L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found the high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor and Glendale native Paul Walker was...