| Dec 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The forecast is running lukewarm to cold on the prospect of local cities managing the hundreds of residential properties Caltrans owns in South Pasadena, Pasadena and Los Angeles.
A state audit in August blasted the transportation agency for...
| 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...
| 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 Caņada...
| 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....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The battle for California’s 25th Senate District seat arrived in South Pasadena Thursday, with Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Caņada Flintridge) squaring off against Republican challenger Gil Gonzales.
The two agreed on a few things — uniting in their...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:04 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:51 AM
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.,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:55 PM
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 Caņada Flintridge mayor and councilman, I have been given false and misleading...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:00 AM
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.