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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects

    Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects
    Police have released surveillance photos of three men suspected of breaking into a car in early June and stealing a backpack carrying money that belonged to a Montrose Farmers Market vendor. The vehicle burglary happened sometime between 3:15 and 3:25 p....
  • Metro votes to block 710 Freeway extension project, studies continue

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years. While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
  • 710 Freeway tunnel opponents try to rally Crescenta Valley to their side

    710 Freeway tunnel opponents try to rally Crescenta Valley to their side
    Opposition to a potential tunnel connecting the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways rang loud and clear among the more than 125 Crescenta Valley residents who turned out for an outreach meeting Wednesday night. The forum — organized by the...
  • Storm to bring snow to local mountains, roads closures announced

    Storm to bring snow to local mountains, roads closures announced
    A late winter storm is bringing rain and possibly thunderstorms to Southern California on Thursday and Friday, along with up to eight inches of snow in the mountains. Rainfall amounts will vary, with the potential for brief heavy downpours and small...
  • Grapevine on Interstate 5 closed due to snow, ice [Updated]

    A stretch of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine remained closed Friday morning because of snow and ice on the roadway, the California Highway Patrol said. Traffic logs indicated both directions of the freeway were closed about 2 a.m. As of 5:15 a.m.,...
  • Ron Kaye: Democracy wins a round

    The setting was beautiful: a hill high above the intersection of the Santa Monica (10) and Long Beach (710) freeways, with panoramic views of downtown L.A. and much of the San Gabriel Valley, even on this dark and misty Thursday night. But the scene...
  • 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...