| May 13, 2012
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.
| May 12, 2012
| 5:43 PM
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...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:43 PM
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...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:31 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:45 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:01 PM
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.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Pushing for quicker construction of sound walls along the Foothill (210) Freeway in La Caņada Flintridge, on Wednesday state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) announced they have bolstered an existing Liu...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:00 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...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Caltrans has seven fewer reasons to hold on to homes it has mismanaged for years, now that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency has eliminated seven routes from its proposed fix for the so-called 710 gap.
MTA moved more quickly...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The freeway is dead, the tunnel is not and leaders in South Pasadena and nearby cities hope to convince transportation planners to look to a mixture of rail, transit and street upgrades to solve traffic problems in the region.
Last week saw a flurry of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Although I agree with Assemblyman Anthony Portantino that a tunnel for the 710 extension is wrong (“Caltrans can't be trusted with the 710,” Aug. 26), I have to differ with his letter about the 710 extension being built. The extension would...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A man survived a car accident Friday night that dropped his black Porsche about 200 feet down the side of the Angeles Crest Highway, officials said.
Authorities received a call around 5:20 p.m. on September 7 from a witness who reported seeing the car on...