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  • Drab San Fernando Boulevard in Burbank set for make-over

    Drab San Fernando Boulevard in Burbank set for make-over
    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...
  • Northbound I-5 off-ramp for Olive Avenue in Burbank to close for 55 hours

    Northbound I-5 off-ramp for Olive Avenue in Burbank to close for 55 hours
    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...
  • State officials investigating Burbank crushing death

    State officials investigating Burbank crushing death
    California workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a worker who was accidentally crushed in Burbank last week after becoming trapped in the bottom-dump doors of a gravel truck. The death of the worker, 58-year-old Vigen Boodaghian,...
  • Alameda Avenue to close in Burbank for freeway construction

    Starting Sunday, Alameda Avenue at the Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for work on the new carpool lane project through Burbank. The closure will last through Thursday, from midnight to 6 a.m. each day to allow for bridge demolition work,...
  • Man who evaded police faces felony charges

    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office on Tuesday filed four felony charges against the man who led Burbank police and California Highway Patrol officers on a one-hour pursuit on multiple freeways through the San Fernando Valley Friday...
  • Glendale man arrested after evading police in Burbank

    A Glendale man was arrested yesterday afternoon after allegedly using his vehicle to ram and break through a security gate to exit a Burbank business on San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank police said. At about 4 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 3600...
  • Ramp closures along I-5 through Burbank take effect

    Ramp closures along I-5 through Burbank take effect
    State transportation officials on Thursday announced the latest round of planned ramp closures along the Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank as crews work to build a new carpool lane. The nearly $58-million project -- which will include a carpool...
  • Senate passes high-speed rail funding, which now goes to governor

    Senate passes high-speed rail funding, which now goes to governor
    The state Senate voted to fund California's ambitious high-speed rail project on Friday, handing a major victory to Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration. The $8-billion legislation will fund the project's first stretch, covering 130 miles from...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Prepare for 405 closures, Pacoima's mural mile, Residents push Gatto to approve bill

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Prepare for 405 closures, Pacoima's mural mile, Residents push Gatto to approve bill
    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 8, 2012. If you're planning on driving down the 405 this morning, prepare for delays as a main San Fernando Valley artery will be closed from 5:30 until 11 a.m.  Motorists will be unable to get on the...
  • 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...
  • Interstate 5 lanes reopen in Burbank after big rig crash

    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...
  • Caltrans announces full closure of northbound I-5 north of Burbank

    Caltrans announces full closure of northbound I-5 north of Burbank
    State transportation officials this week warned that all lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for five hours starting at midnight Thursday between State Route 118 and the Hollywood (170) Freeway. The closure is necessary so...