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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Town Center to get an overhaul

    Town Center to get an overhaul
    Big change is coming to the La Cañada 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...
  • Liu cruises to Senate victory

    Liu cruises to Senate victory
    Carol Liu has represented La Cañada 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...
  • In La Cañada Flintridge, a trip down memory lanes

    In La Cañada Flintridge, a trip down memory lanes
    Forty years ago, more than 1,000 La Cañada Flintridge residents set foot on the Foothill (210) Freeway for the first and likely only time, toasting the completion of the highway. They danced, dined and drank on the roadway during the fundraiser hosted by...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada 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...
  • Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route

    Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route
    Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold. The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...