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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Around Town: The future could be L.A.'s legacy of light rail

    If you’ve driven around Los Angeles lately, you’ve probably noticed the poor condition of the streets and highways. La Cañada Flintridge has better roads than L.A., but the local freeways — the 210 and the 2 — are just as...
  • Icy conditions to close Angeles Crest Highway tonight

    Icy conditions to close Angeles Crest Highway tonight
    Officials will close roads leading to the Angeles National Forest as a storm approaches the region tonight. The Angeles Forest Highway from the Angeles Crest Highway to Aliso Canyon Road and the Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road from the Angeles Forest...
  • Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice

    Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice
    With a storm on the way, Los Angeles County officials warned of likely closures on roads leading into the Angeles National Forest shortly after midnight Monday. The L.A. County Public Works Department said that based on the forecast of snow and icy road...
  • Money found for third Foothill Freeway sound wall near Meadow Grove neighborhood

    One more neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge is slated to get a little quieter. Last year, officials announced that construction would begin this year for two sound walls to be placed between homes and the Foothill (210) Freeway, near the Meadow Grove...
  • Dave Spence: A 20-year incumbent seeks reelection to La Cañada City Council

    Dave Spence: A 20-year incumbent seeks reelection to La Cañada City Council
    Dave Spence has sat behind the City Council dais for more than 20 years. At 75, he is the oldest elected official in the city, with five terms as mayor under his belt. Spence says his breadth of experience will help the council maintain the city's...
  • Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift

    Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift
    Residents who drive or walk past an open dirt space on Foothill Boulevard will soon have a more pleasant view. A project to turn a Southern California Edison plot of land into park-like grounds is set to be completed next month. It will include trees,...
  • Angeles Crest Highway driver found hanging from mountainside

    A man hanging from the side of a mountain was rescued by deputies early Tuesday, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. About 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, a group of motorists flagged down deputies to tell them their friend's...
  • Q&A: La Cañada City Manager Mark Alexander

    Q&A: La Cañada City Manager Mark Alexander
    La Cañada Flintridge City Manager Mark Alexander is quick to point out that City Council members drive decision-making and he's quick to give his staff the credit for jobs well-done. But legacies — even quiet ones — aren't built to be ignored....
  • La Cañada History: La Crescenta man, teen son rescued at Angeles Crest Highway

    La Cañada History: La Crescenta man, teen son rescued at Angeles Crest Highway
    Ten Years Ago With then-City Manager Jerry Fulwood poised to start a new job in Culver City, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council appointed Mark Alexander, who had served as assistant city manager, to step into Fulwood's post on an interim basis....
  • La Cañada City Council vows to fight 710 tunnel

    La Cañada City Council vows to fight 710 tunnel
    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...
  • Options for 710 Freeway extension discussed at public hearing

    Options for 710 Freeway extension discussed at public hearing
    Accommodating the traffic demands of a population that has swelled beyond the load limit of LA’s freeway systems is proving to be a zero-sum game — at least in the case of the 710 Freeway extension project. On Wednesday, 126 residents...
  • A 710 extension will serve all of SoCal

    I've read and reread the endless stories about the 710 Freeway extension tunnel. I've read the letters to the editor. It seems everyone has opinions. Me too. My history with that stretch of freeway goes back to 1961 when a friend declared we'd have a...