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  • NTSB preliminary report confirms Oxnard Metrolink derailment details

    NTSB preliminary report confirms Oxnard Metrolink derailment details
    A preliminary federal report on the Oxnard train derailment confirms details on how a truck became lodged on the tracks just moments before last month's fatal crash. The National Transportation Safety Board report released Thursday says the truck driver...
  • New Metrolink chief to focus on customer service, lower fares

    New Metrolink chief to focus on customer service, lower fares
    Art Leahy, the new chief executive of the Metrolink commuter railroad, said after his appointment Friday that he wanted to fix customer service problems and experiment with lower fares to build ridership. In an outline of his plans, Leahy said he also...
  • Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him

    Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him
    The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday hired Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy, 66, is a veteran transit official who...
  • Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail

    Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail
    The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday is expected to hire Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy, 66, is a veteran...
  • Top Denver transit official will lead MTA in next phase of rail-building

    Top Denver transit official will lead MTA in next phase of rail-building
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday chose the leader of Denver's transit agency to guide the Metropolitan Transportation Authority through the next phase of a multibillion-dollar expansion of its rail system and efforts to eliminate...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti hopes to tap Denver transit chief as Metro CEO

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti hopes to tap Denver transit chief as Metro CEO
    Los Angeles Mayor and Metro board chairman Eric Garcetti hopes to hire Denver's transportation chief as the next head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, according to sources familiar with the process. Choosing Phil...
  • Two people seriously hurt in Oxnard Metrolink crash file lawsuits

    Two people seriously hurt in Oxnard Metrolink crash file lawsuits
    Two people who were seriously injured in last month's Metrolink train crash near Oxnard filed lawsuits Wednesday in Ventura County Superior Court. The cases were brought by Catherine Solner of Oxnard and Cheryl Hamilton of Port Hueneme, who were...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 23-28, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown was on display at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood....
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 25, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, a fire damages a single-story commercial building in Hollywood leaving a woman in “grave condition,” authorities said. The cause of the fire was under investigation. Oxnard: A Metrolink train that...
  • California lawmaker's pet inspires rare bipartisan compromise

    California lawmaker's pet inspires rare bipartisan compromise
    From the rubble of hurt feelings and partisan gridlock that Congress has become, Lily the French bulldog has emerged as a peacemaker.   The 15-pound dog, with the jowls of a young Winston Churchill and the pluck of a latter-day Snoopy, is the...
  • Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash

    Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash
    One week after being gravely injured in a collision between a Metrolink train and a pickup truck in Oxnard, the train's engineer has died. Glenn Steele, 62, died early Tuesday of injuries at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center suffered in the Feb. 24 crash in...