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  • Council adds 710 Freeway voice

    Council adds 710 Freeway voice
    Elected officials from La Cañada 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....
  • Metro officials meet with skepticism on 710 gap

    Metro officials meet with skepticism on 710 gap
    County transportation officials came to La Cañada Flintridge Saturday to unveil the options they are exploring to fill the 710 gap, meeting with 75 mostly skeptical people at La Cañada High School. At the open house, representatives of the Los Angeles...
  • Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes

    Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes
    Conditions in the 710 gap are slow and go, as Gov. Jerry Brown last week vetoed a bill that would have forced the California Department of Transportation to quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and...
  • 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...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge, on Wednesday state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada 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...
  • Chu, Schiff see 710 study differently

    Chu, Schiff see 710 study differently
    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...
  • Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada 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 Cañada 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...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge Chamber of...
  • Angeles Forest Highway reopens

    Angeles Forest Highway reopens
    Angeles Forest Highway is scheduled to reopen Monday night, as crews plan to wrap up construction work between Aliso Canyon and Big Tujunga Canyon roads. The road was closed all of last week, and delays forced work to continue into Monday. The road...