| 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 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
A state audit released Thursday slammed the California Department of Transportation for mismanaging homes it owns along the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension corridor, losing millions in rental income in the process and overspending on repairs....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Members of the public interested in the construction of the first of 21 planned sound walls along the Foothill (210) Freeway are invited to intend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, at La Cañada Flintridge City Hall....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Residents of the Meadow Grove neighborhood who are looking forward to construction of sound walls between their properties and the Foothill (210) Freeway got their first look at models of the decibel-dropping barriers at a meeting Monday night.
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:12 PM
La Cañada Flintridge has become one of several cities to put elected officials on an advisory committee set up to study alternatives closing the so-called Long Beach (710) Freeway gap, flouting a request to send planning commissioners instead.
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Forty years ago, more than 1,000 La Cañada Flintridge residents set foot on the Foothill (210) Freeway for the first and likely only time, toasting the completion of the highway.
They danced, dined and drank on the roadway during the fundraiser hosted by...