| 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...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:05 PM
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,...
| 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 11, 2012
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2012
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...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:20 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:46 PM
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...