| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
While anti-freeway activists have dominated the dialogue over efforts to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway, the city of Alhambra launched the first salvo on Wednesday in its campaign to drum up support for an extension by declaring July 10 to be "710...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Drivers were urged to get an early start to their morning commutes Monday, as a fire-damaged section of the interchange between the 5 and 2 freeways remained shut down following a weekend tunnel fire.
All northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway at the 2...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Joanne Nuckols has put the people she calls "transportation bullies" in their place for decades.
She reels off the long, sordid history of South Pasadena's fight against extending the 710 Freeway through her town, lawsuit by lawsuit, injunction by...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A section of the Ventura (134) Freeway has reopened following a fiery crash that consumed a gas tanker and another car late Saturday,theáCalifornia Highway Patrol is reporting.
The fire erupted shortly after 11 p.m. when the rear trailer to the tanker...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:54 PM
A 25-year-old Glendale motorist is free on bail following a fiery crash Saturday night that shut down the Ventura (134) Freeway for hours, police said.
Prosecutors have yet to file charges against the motorist, Hakop Maghakyan, who was taken into custody...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:39 PM
The recent tanker truck fire on the 134 Freeway has brought to the forefront an issue that I have been concerned about for some time.
I am grateful that there was no loss of life in this horrendous accident, and I applaud the hard work of all of our...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
A coalition of local and state officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to urge regional transportation officials to ditch a controversial proposal to build an underground tunnel extending the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
In the climactic scene of director Ivan Reitman's 1993 political satire “Dave,” President Mitchell (Kevin Kline) tells a joint session of Congress he lost his way, forgot his job was to make people's “lives a little better…care...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:29 PM
On the same night Pasadena officials were raking Los Angeles County transportation officials over the coals for their proposals to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway, Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian was carrying a similar tune in La Ca˝ada...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
A state audit released Thursday slammed the California Department of Transportation for mismanaging homes it owns along the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension corridor, losing millions in rental income in the process and overspending on repairs....
| May 30, 2012
| 7:31 AM
A portion of Angeles Forest Highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road will be closed for five days next week for a road reconstruction project.
The closure will be in effect from 7 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Friday, according to an...