| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:23 PM
If transportation officials opt to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway with a tunnel, La Cañada 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...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:32 PM
La Cañada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Cañada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:10 PM
It’s about to get just a little quieter for residents near the 210 Freeway, thanks to an infusion of state funds.
After years of discussion and planning, La Cañada Flintridge finally will get freeway sound walls.
With $10.7 million of Measure R...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:14 PM
The rainy season announced its return yesterday with a steady downpour that soaked La Cañada Flintridge streets. Fortunately, no rain damage had been reported to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station as of late afternoon, though several traffic...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:16 PM
After two years of sore eyes and empty tanks, the 76 gas station on the corner of Angeles Crest Highway and Foothill Boulevard is on the path to reopening at the start of next year.
The station sat unused after the previous owner’s lease from...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:26 PM
A Southern California Edison plan to bring more renewable energy to the Southland is in a temporary holding pattern as the utility waits for Federal Aviation Administration clearance to allow helicopters to buzz over La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:31 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:30 PM
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 Cañada Flintridge City Hall....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
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.