| May 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The City Council on Tuesday begrudgingly approved a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the motorist who struck cyclist Damian Kevitt near Griffith Park, maiming him to the point where he lost part of his right leg....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Lone motorists would be able to use car-pool lanes during off-peak hours on some of Los Angeles County’s most congested freeways under legislation approved by the state Assembly.
The measure would allow single-occupant vehicles to use high-...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A motorcyclist was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a bizarre high-speed chase in which the suspect punched several vehicles and eventually ended up off-road in a freeway construction zone in Sun Valley.
The pursuit of the orange motorcycle...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:45 PM
California Highway Patrol officials say they are nowhere closer to finding a motorist who ran down and badly-injured a cyclist near Griffith Park as they were when it happened nearly two months ago.
On Feb. 17, Damian Kevitt, 36, was hit by a minivan...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Firefighters extinguished a one-acre grass fire near the Golden State (5) Freeway at the Ventura (134) Freeway interchange on Tuesday that briefly stopped traffic.
Crews from four fire companies, including Glendale and Los Angeles, attacked the blaze,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:06 PM
We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday.
We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Forty years ago, more than 1,000 La Caņada Flintridge residents set foot on the Foothill (210) Freeway for the first and likely only time, toasting the completion of the highway.
They danced, dined and drank on the roadway during the fundraiser hosted by...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The two Democratic members of Congress whose districts would be most affected by a proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway have opposing views of the controversial study of a tunnel connecting the freeway to Pasadena.
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments.
Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...