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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Portantino to La Caņada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    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...
  • In 1972, Foothill Freeway bridge collapses while under construction

    In 1972, Foothill Freeway bridge collapses while under construction
    Ten Years Ago Three young women attending high schools in La Caņada were named to the 2003 Tournament of Roses Royal Court. Two of them, Glynn-Helene Joseph and Katherine Berber, were students at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, while the third, Danielle...
  • 710 freeway meeting draws a crowd at La Caņada High

    710 freeway meeting draws a crowd at La Cañada High
    More than 60 people turned out at La Caņada High School Monday night to speak their minds and get the latest on the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway. Mostly what they heard is that details will be revealed at future meetings as the...
  • Details slim on 710 Freeway study

    More than 60 people on Monday packed La Caņada High School for an update on the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway — a long-simmering issue on which many communities already have staked out positions. The effects of closing the...
  • Council rejects Metro's 710 freeway board proposal

    Council rejects Metro's 710 freeway board proposal
    La Caņada Flintridge's role on an advisory board addressing the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway is off to a bumpy start. City Council members voted unanimously on Monday to buck a request by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan...
  • Count for 710 freeway gap study starts

    Count for 710 freeway gap study starts
    With traffic roaring in their ears and diesel fumes mixing with the warm spring air, four people settled into canvas chairs on the Gould Avenue overpass above the Foothill (210) Freeway this week, their gaze focused unwaveringly on the roadway below. The...
  • Spence on state of the city: 'Things are going well'

    Spence on state of the city: 'Things are going well'
    It's better late than never for La Caņada Flintridge City Councilman Dave Spence, who on Wednesday delivered a postponed State of the City address to members of the La Caņada Kiwanis Club at Descanso Gardens. Spence, a 20-year council veteran, served...
  • La Caņada to host 710 freeway meeting

    La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority hosts an open-house meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday about the study of the so-called 710 Gap. Metro and Caltrans are engaged in a three-year environmental study of alternatives for connecting the...
  • Metro officials meet with skepticism on 710 gap

    Metro officials meet with skepticism on 710 gap
    County transportation officials came to La Caņada Flintridge Saturday to unveil the options they are exploring to fill the 710 gap, meeting with 75 mostly skeptical people at La Caņada High School. At the open house, representatives of the Los Angeles...
  • 710 tunnel could be health hazard

    710 tunnel could be health hazard
    Speaking to a crowd already leery of a proposed tunnel connecting the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena, a leading smog scientist and asthma researcher warned Tuesday that the roadway could be a health hazard. “Those of us in the area of air...
  • Liu cruises to Senate victory

    Liu cruises to Senate victory
    Carol Liu has represented La Caņada Flintridge for 20 years, first as a City Council member, then in the state Assembly and now as a state senator. On Tuesday night Liu won the race to represent the city — and a Senate district stretching along the...
  • Update: Furor grows over Caltrans audit, 710 extension

    Update: Furor grows over Caltrans audit, 710 extension
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino on Wednesday demanded that the California Department of Transportation stop all work on a proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway, citing a recent state audit that has fueled mistrust in the agency. The...