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  • Landscapes steal the show

    The Burbank Art Association’s annual fall art show offers a particularly fine selection of paintings in this seasonal contest. The show is categorized into the customary genres, but it is the landscape class that steals this show. The Burbank...
  • Parolee falls out of tree after hit-and-run crash

    A parolee who allegedly fled the scene of crash on the Golden State (5) Freeway overnight Monday was eventually captured after he fell out of a tree that he was hiding in. The man, Glendon Mullican of North Hollywood, was taken to Providence Saint Joseph...
  • I-5 project gets complicated

    I-5 project gets complicated
    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...
  • Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!

    Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!
    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...
  • Delays to 5 Fwy. project, debris generate backlash

    Delays to 5 Fwy. project, debris generate backlash
    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...
  • Caltrans announces night closure of I-5

    Caltrans announces night closure of I-5
    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...
  • New solution for dangerous railroad crossing proposed

    New solution for dangerous railroad crossing proposed
    While Los Angeles County transportation officials are considering four options for building a new overpass at one of the most dangerous railroad crossings in the area, Councilman Ara Najarian has pitched another idea. Instead of building an overpass...
  • Police identify 25-year-old cyclist who died in Glendale crash

    A 25-year-old Glendale cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning in a South Glendale neighborhood, police said. A witness reported that Melik Khanamiryan was riding at a “fast rate of speed” south on Glendale Avenue, near...
  • La Caņada city council approves parking ban

    Parents who use residential side streets when picking up La Caņada High School students can no longer park there from 2 to 4 p.m. on school days, after the City Council voted Monday to enact a "no stopping" restriction in response to noise and traffic...
  • CHP advises low speeds, center lanes for safe driving

    Traffic continued to flow despite flooding Saturday on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway from the Hyperion Avenue exit to the Glendale Boulevard exit, according to the California Highway Patrol.  About 6 to 9 inches of rain were reported by...
  • Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered

    Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered
    Los Angeles County transportation officials presented several alternatives this week for a new overpass and other road work in the San Fernando Corridor that would pave the way for the closure of one of the most dangerous street-level crossings in the...
  • Council approves $1.4M for Glendale street project near Ventura Freeway

    Council approves $1.4M for Glendale street project near Ventura Freeway
    A $1.4 million street improvement project along Glendale Avenue near the Ventura (134) Freeway was given the green light by the City Council this week. The stretch of roadway near the freeway is one of the most traveled throughout the city with an...