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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Update: Burbank high-speed pursuit suspect identified as Las Vegas woman

    California Highway Patrol officials have identified an unlicensed Las Vegas woman who allegedly led police on a high-speed pursuit, crashing into 15 cars before stopping in Burbank on Saturday morning.  Tirza Saravia-Reyes, 35, was arrested Saturday,...
  • Las Vegas woman pleads not guilty after allegedly crashing into 15 cars

    A Las Vegas woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two felony counts after she allegedly was involved in a high-speed police pursuit that ended in Burbank Saturday after her vehicle crashed into 15 cars, according to California Highway Patrol. Tirza...
  • Burbank council votes to approve Screenland Drive sidewalks

    Burbank council votes to approve Screenland Drive sidewalks
    The contentious saga surrounding the building of sidewalks on Screenland Drive concluded Tuesday with the City Council, in a 3-2 vote, approving the project despite a vocal push-back by local residents. In March 2011, the Burbank City Council accepted a...
  • Burbank to skate into holidays

    Winter lovers, rejoice. The Burbank City Council signed off on plans to bring a temporary ice-skating rink to downtown Burbank through the holiday season, hailing the project as a “fresh idea” that will draw consumers to local businesses....
  • Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank

    Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank
    A number of Burbank traffic signals are slated for upgrades this year, which officials say will help ease traffic congestion during the construction of carpool lanes and a new interchange at Empire Avenue on the Golden State (5) Freeway. Officials...
  • A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline

    A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline
    The New Year brings a time of reflection and hope. The Media City has plenty to look forward to in 2014, though the calendar seems packed with development. The airport is planning to open its transportation center, two hotels are slated to break ground,...
  • Planning board to review IKEA expansion project in Burbank

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA may get one step closer next week to building its largest store in the United States as its proposed expansion project is slated to come before the Burbank Planning Board on Monday. The retailer announced a little more...
  • Early morning water main break causes flooding and road delays

    A water main break caused flooding and road delays for Burbank motorists early Saturday morning as utility crews worked to repair the broken pipe and road surfaces undermined by the flood. Crews were called to Olive Avenue and Niagara Street at 1 a.m....
  • Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire

    Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire
    The driver of a big-rig that caught fire on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway Monday afternoon — temporarily shutting down four freeway lanes and causing traffic delays — was arrested after the incident on suspicion of drunk driving,...
  • Burbank City Council to vote on IKEA project

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA will face its final hurdle next week in its quest to build its largest store in the country, with the Burbank City Council set to consider the project on Tuesday. The retailer has the Burbank Planning Board on its side, which...
  • Letter: Hills residents deserve gates

    My husband and I have owned a home in the Burbank Hills development since 2005. I attended the City Planning hearing on in April and have read letters from those who are opposed to gates in our community. While there are many opinions on the matter,...
  • Ron Kaye: A seat at the table of power

    It was a triumph of citizen activism — the Pasadena City Council's unanimous repudiation last week of plans to extend the long-stalled Long Beach (710) Freeway through town. Someday, we might look back at what happened Monday night as a historic...