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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Piece of Mind: Magical thinking doesn't drown the freeway noise

    A friend who owns a beach-town condo built all too near the Interstate 5 tells me she deals with the traffic din by pretending it's the sound of ocean waves crashing on rocks. Talk about making the best of a situation. I'm not as imaginative, but admire...
  • Foothill Freeway sound wall design gets going

    Foothill Freeway sound wall design gets going
    Residents of the Meadow Grove neighborhood who are looking forward to construction of sound walls between their properties and the Foothill (210) Freeway got their first look at models of the decibel-dropping barriers at a meeting Monday night. Design...
  • Council adds 710 Freeway voice

    Council adds 710 Freeway voice
    Elected officials from La Caņada Flintridge and two other cities are sitting on an advisory committee for the study of the so-called 710 Freeway gap, despite an initial request from county transportation officials that political leaders not play a role....
  • La Caņada Crime: Teen asked to leave party, throws rocks

    La Caņada Flintridge June 17-18 Burglary: 2100 block of La Caņada Crest Drive, between 11:30 p.m. June 17 and 5 a.m. June 18. Purse containing cash, identification and credit cards stolen from locked vehicle. June 16 Drug possession/suspended...
  • La Caņada History: La Crescenta man, teen son rescued at Angeles Crest Highway

    La Cañada History: La Crescenta man, teen son rescued at Angeles Crest Highway
    Ten Years Ago With then-City Manager Jerry Fulwood poised to start a new job in Culver City, the La Caņada Flintridge City Council appointed Mark Alexander, who had served as assistant city manager, to step into Fulwood's post on an interim basis....
  • Weather prompts road closures in Angeles National Forest

    Weather prompts road closures in Angeles National Forest
    The Los Angeles County Public Works Department said it planned to close portions of roadways Thursday night in the Angeles National Forest based on weather forecasts of snow and icy road conditions. Starting at 10 p.m., agency officials said motorists...
  • Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift

    Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift
    Residents who drive or walk past an open dirt space on Foothill Boulevard will soon have a more pleasant view. A project to turn a Southern California Edison plot of land into park-like grounds is set to be completed next month. It will include trees,...
  • Angeles National Forest: Roads will close Thursday night

    Roads leading to the Angeles National Forest will close tonight in anticipation of snow. The Angeles Forest Highway from Aliso Canyon Road to the Angeles Crest Highway and the Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road from Angeles Forest Highway to the Angeles...
  • Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice

    Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice
    With a storm on the way, Los Angeles County officials warned of likely closures on roads leading into the Angeles National Forest shortly after midnight Monday. The L.A. County Public Works Department said that based on the forecast of snow and icy road...
  • Money found for third Foothill Freeway sound wall near Meadow Grove neighborhood

    One more neighborhood in La Caņada Flintridge is slated to get a little quieter. Last year, officials announced that construction would begin this year for two sound walls to be placed between homes and the Foothill (210) Freeway, near the Meadow Grove...
  • Dave Spence: A 20-year incumbent seeks reelection to La Caņada City Council

    Dave Spence: A 20-year incumbent seeks reelection to La Cañada City Council
    Dave Spence has sat behind the City Council dais for more than 20 years. At 75, he is the oldest elected official in the city, with five terms as mayor under his belt. Spence says his breadth of experience will help the council maintain the city's...
  • Icy conditions to close Angeles Crest Highway tonight

    Icy conditions to close Angeles Crest Highway tonight
    Officials will close roads leading to the Angeles National Forest as a storm approaches the region tonight. The Angeles Forest Highway from the Angeles Crest Highway to Aliso Canyon Road and the Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road from the Angeles Forest...