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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • La Caņada trail upgrade gets steeper

    La Cañada trail upgrade gets steeper
    It turns out the $157,000 fix for the Flint Canyon Trail is just the beginning. City officials found out this week that the cost to fully repair erosion on the trail may add up to as much as $4.5 million and involve several state agencies. While the city...
  • Angeles Crest Highway driver found hanging from mountainside

    A man hanging from the side of a mountain was rescued by deputies early Tuesday, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. About 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, a group of motorists flagged down deputies to tell them their friend's...
  • Q&A: La Caņada City Manager Mark Alexander

    Q&A: La Cañada City Manager Mark Alexander
    La Caņada Flintridge City Manager Mark Alexander is quick to point out that City Council members drive decision-making and he's quick to give his staff the credit for jobs well-done. But legacies — even quiet ones — aren't built to be ignored....
  • La Caņada History: 'Drive 25' grassroots movement kept speed down

    La Cañada History: 'Drive 25' grassroots movement kept speed down
    Ten Years Ago For the third year, the grass-roots, community-based effort known as “Drive 25” to reduce the speed of cars around school sites was renewed as the new school year got underway in La Caņada Unified. Twenty Years Ago It was...
  • Destruction and renewal: a photographic journey

    Destruction and renewal: a photographic journey
    The scorched landscape, burned bare of any signs of life, stretched over 250 square miles. Nothing but charred land dotted with remnants of burnt trees could be seen. The devastated terrain was the result of the Station fire, Los Angeles County's largest-...
  • Letter: School traffic clogs busy intersection in La Caņada

    I have a daily commute that takes me through the intersection of Hampton Road and Foothill Boulevard. In the vicinity of this intersection is a designated parking lot, located under the 210 Freeway overpass, for the Flintridge Preparatory School. When...
  • 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....
  • La Caņada City Council vows to fight 710 tunnel

    La Cañada City Council vows to fight 710 tunnel
    If transportation officials opt to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway with a tunnel, La Caņada Flintridge leaders are prepared to fight the project, which they say could have a serious environmental impact on the city. The City Council on Monday...
  • 2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial

    2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial
    La Caņada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Caņada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...