| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:59 PM
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....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:23 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:29 AM
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
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold.
The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The two Democratic members of Congress whose districts would be most affected by a proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway have opposing views of the controversial study of a tunnel connecting the freeway to Pasadena.
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The forecast is running lukewarm to cold on the prospect of local cities managing the hundreds of residential properties Caltrans owns in South Pasadena, Pasadena and Los Angeles.
A state audit in August blasted the transportation agency for...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The truck driver convicted of manslaughter after a fatal 2009 collision at the bottom of Angeles Crest Highway in La Cañada Flintridge is taking his case to the court of appeal.
Marcos Costa, 46, was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The eastbound and westbound off-ramps at Western Avenue along the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for 60 days, tentatively beginning on March 24, according to Caltrans officials.
The closure is part of a project to construct a carpool...