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  • Liu, Gatto beef up 710 bill to pay for sound walls

    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...
  • Chance for Caltrans to gain some respect

    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...
  • Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate

    Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate
    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...
  • Closing the 710 gap wouldn't improve traffic

    Those in support of closing the 710 Freeway gap must not travel the 210 very often because this freeway has its share of daily bumper-to-bumper traffic, particularly during weekday mornings eastbound. This is without the heavy truck traffic that would...
  • Town Center to get an overhaul

    Town Center to get an overhaul
    Big change is coming to the La Caņada Flintridge Town Center, with a new fountain, a burger joint and events to draw visitors. Town Center owners IDS Real Estate revealed plans this week for a redesign of the public space in the center at Angeles Crest...
  • Sound walls meeting to be held Monday

    Sound walls meeting to be held Monday
    Members of the public interested in the construction of the first of 21 planned sound walls along the Foothill (210) Freeway are invited to intend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, at La Caņada Flintridge City Hall....
  • 710 Freeway ought to be extended

    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...
  • Driver in Angeles Crest Highway accident found alive

    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...
  • 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...
  • Piece of Mind: Let's make some shade at 'the hot park'

    From the youngest tots to the most senior of our citizens, the community again came together for the Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days. There were, after all, a host of activities to keep us engaged, largely courtesy of the La Caņada Flintridge Chamber of...
  • 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....