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  • Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route

    Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route
    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Democracy wins a round

    The setting was beautiful: a hill high above the intersection of the Santa Monica (10) and Long Beach (710) freeways, with panoramic views of downtown L.A. and much of the San Gabriel Valley, even on this dark and misty Thursday night. But the scene...
  • Mother of cyclist who lost leg in hit-and-run pleads for help

    Mother of cyclist who lost leg in hit-and-run pleads for help
    The mother of a 36-year-old Los Angeles cyclist whose right leg was amputated after being hit and then dragged 600 feet by a van pleaded for the driver to turn himself in to authorities. Michele Kirkland’s son, Damian Kevitt, has already undergone...
  • Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift

    Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift
    Residents who drive or walk past an open dirt space on Foothill Boulevard will soon have a more pleasant view. A project to turn a Southern California Edison plot of land into park-like grounds is set to be completed next month. It will include trees,...
  • Caltrans homes in limbo

    Caltrans homes in limbo
    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...
  • Some Angeles National Forest roads to close as storm nears

    Due to a forecast of snow and icy road conditions, the L.A. County Public Works Department is closing segments of the Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road starting at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Angeles Forest Highway will be closed from...
  • Najarian: Vote for MTA seat was 'orchestrated'

    Najarian: Vote for MTA seat was 'orchestrated'
    Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian is in a fight for his seat on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after failing to get appointed for another term — an outcome he claimed was orchestrated by officials upset by his...
  • Long-awaited riverwalk project opens in Glendale, the first of three phases

    Long-awaited riverwalk project opens in Glendale, the first of three phases
    By the time BJ Kincler got her horse, Dusty Roads, the city of Glendale had closed off the horse pen behind her apartment along the Los Angeles River, leaving the buckskin equine with nowhere nearby to kick up her heels. But on Wednesday, Dusty Roads...
  • 710 Freeway tunnel opponents try to rally Crescenta Valley to their side

    710 Freeway tunnel opponents try to rally Crescenta Valley to their side
    Opposition to a potential tunnel connecting the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways rang loud and clear among the more than 125 Crescenta Valley residents who turned out for an outreach meeting Wednesday night. The forum — organized by the...
  • Ron Kaye: Ouster speaks of modern politics

    The way that Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich and the cabalists of the San Gabriel Valley cities treated Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian over his Metropolitan Transportation Authority board appointment because he opposes the 710 Freeway...
  • Glendale City Council candidates meet in Crescenta Valley

    From a view protection ordinance to a restaurant-deficient main street to a proposed freeway tunnel, the Crescenta Valley Community Assn. grilled nine of the 12 candidates for Glendale City Council on Thursday night on issues affecting residents in the...
  • La Cañada trail upgrade gets steeper

    La Cañada trail upgrade gets steeper
    It turns out the $157,000 fix for the Flint Canyon Trail is just the beginning. City officials found out this week that the cost to fully repair erosion on the trail may add up to as much as $4.5 million and involve several state agencies. While the city...