| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:04 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:47 PM
All lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank were reopened at about 1:45 p.m. Monday after a big rig overturned earlier in the morning and spilled roughly 1,000 gallons of fuel.
Three of four lanes were closed shortly after the crash was reported...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Under pressure to meet strict deadlines or risk losing tens of millions of dollars related to improvements being made to Interstate 5 as it flows through Burbank, state transportation officials are pushing to change the construction timeline.
If the city...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The year 2011 was the year of development. From a huge cost underestimate on Bob Hope Airport’s massive transit center, to news that Walmart was coming to town, to the clog of a large-scale revamp of the Golden State (5) Freeway corridor, the pang...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, August 26 — the last weekend before Labor Day. Summer is slowly winding down.
A good deed doesn't go unpunished in Los Angeles. The families of the two good Samaritans electrocuted Wednesday in Valley Village...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:51 AM
The northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed overnight Monday at Lankershim Boulevard as crews continue work on new carpool lanes.
The closure will be in effect from 11 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to the California Department of...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:15 PM
About 30 people attended a California Department of Transportation meeting Wednesday night looking for answers about a scheduled freeway expansion on the Golden State (5) Freeway.
They got their answers, but some weren’t necessarily what they...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A series of night closures on the Golden State (5) Freeway north of Burbank starts Sunday as crews prepare to construct a bridge connector for carpool lanes on the Hollywood (170) Freeway.
The HOV-connector is part of a $140-million project through the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Seeking to capitalize on the lengthy construction projects on the San Diego (405) Freeway and Los Angeles International Airport, officials at Bob Hope Airport will soon launch a $150,000 marketing campaign touting the regional airfield’s...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The San Fernando Boulevard corridor is slated for a major revamp that city planners say will make it more attractive to pedestrians and boost real estate values.
The City Council on Tuesday approved a conceptual plan to revamp the corridor to accommodate...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The Olive Avenue off-ramp for the northbound 5 Freeway in Burbank will be closed for 55 hours starting Oct. 29 as part of a project to add carpool lanes in both directions.
The $153-million project to add carpool lanes between the 134 Freeway and...