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  • Audit: Caltrans blew millions mismanaging 710 properties

    Audit: Caltrans blew millions mismanaging 710 properties
    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....
  • Portion of Angeles Forest Highway to close for 5 days next week

    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...
  • Ron Kaye: A seat at the table of power

    It was a triumph of citizen activism — the Pasadena City Council's unanimous repudiation last week of plans to extend the long-stalled Long Beach (710) Freeway through town. Someday, we might look back at what happened Monday night as a historic...
  • Local debate centers on tax initiatives

    Local debate centers on tax initiatives
    The battle for California’s 25th Senate District seat arrived in South Pasadena Thursday, with Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) squaring off against Republican challenger Gil Gonzales. The two agreed on a few things — uniting in their...
  • Caltrans can't be trusted with 710

    This week I sent a formal request demanding that the California Department of Transportation end all efforts to further the 710 Freeway extension. Since my days as La Cañada Flintridge mayor and councilman, I have been given false and misleading...
  • Angeles Forest Highway to reopen for the weekend, but one more day closure is scheduled

    Angeles Forest Highway to reopen for the weekend, but one more day closure is scheduled
    A portion of Angeles Forest Highway that's been closed this week for road reconstruction is slated to reopen Friday for the weekend. The section of highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road has been closed since Monday. The...
  • Tunnel opponents buoyed by L.A. rejection

    Tunnel opponents buoyed by L.A. rejection
    Local residents battling the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway are watching hopefully as pressure rises on transportation officials to jettison plans for a 4.5-mile tunnel connecting the 710 to the Foothill (210) Freeway. But the...
  • Just buy the houses and move them

    Although I agree with Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada) that a tunnel for the 710 extension is wrong (“Caltrans can't be trusted with the 710,” Sept. 1) I have to differ with his letter about the 710 extension being built. The...
  • Cities take different routes on 710 Freeway

    Cities take different routes on 710 Freeway
    The San Marino City Council on Wednesday reaffirmed its support for an extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway, even as its neighbors to the west grow increasingly restive about the proposal. In recent weeks Pasadena officials have raised questions...