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  • Man critically injured in train collision dies

    Man critically injured in train collision dies
    The driver of the car that was hit by a Metrolink train on Tuesday has died, authorities said. The man, who was alone in the car, had been transported to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after a Metrolink...
  • Police: Motorist killed by Metrolink train was skirting crossing arms

    Police: Motorist killed by Metrolink train was skirting crossing arms
    The man who was killed when a Metrolink train struck his car in Burbank Tuesday was attempting to circumvent railroad crossing arms when the collision occurred, officials said. The man, identified as 79-year-old Fawaz Khalil, was struck by the Los...
  • Man who died in train collision is identified

    Man who died in train collision is identified
    The driver who died after a Metrolink train collided with his vehicle in Burbank on Tuesday was identified as a 79-year-old man named Fawaz Khalil, coroner’s officials said. Khalil, who was alone in the car, had been transported to Providence...
  • Burb's Eye View: Chandler Bikeway's 10-year anniversary celebrated

    Burb's Eye View: Chandler Bikeway's 10-year anniversary celebrated
    Bob Olson first strapped on a pair of skates nearly 60 years ago, but until 10 years ago, he'd drive off to Hansen Dam to use them. "There weren't many places to go" in his Burbank neighborhood, he said — not with the type of pavement where he...
  • Metrolink train kills person in Boyle Heights

    An adult was hit and killed Friday afternoon by a Riverside-bound Metrolink train in Boyle Heights, officials said. The unidentified victim was hit about 4:25 p.m. near the Fourth Street bridge over the Los Angeles River by Train 404, said Jeff...
  • L.A. County supervisor's alternate bullet-train route gaining traction

    To get high-speed rail from Palmdale to Burbank, planners have focused for years on two potential routes that parallel the 14 Freeway and course through the rural and growing communities of Acton, Agua Dulce and Santa Clarita — hostile territory for...
  • Bob Hope Airport may add more parking

    Bob Hope Airport may add more parking
    Bob Hope Airport officials are considering adding three new parking areas that would be closer to the terminal in an effort to increase parking revenues — a major funding source for the airfield — as well as providing more convenient parking....
  • Letter: Station fixes neglect railway passengers

    I had not paid much attention to the past news reports about the vaunted Intermodal hub at the Burbank Airport but a few weeks ago I wondered how it had enhanced the Amtrak stop there because I needed to pick up family members arriving on the train from...
  • Megabus reserved seating comes with a catch in Burbank

    Megabus reserved seating comes with a catch in Burbank
    Megabus will offer reserved seating options to California travelers this fall, but there's a catch for riders at its Burbank location: The option includes arrivals to the city, not from. The low cost city-to-city transit doesn't have adequate staffing...
  • Sen. Kevin de León angers the Central Valley with 'tumbleweed' remark

    Sen. Kevin de León angers the Central Valley with 'tumbleweed' remark
    As a former resident of Bakersfield, I cringed when I read state Sen. Kevin de León’s comments about the decision to start building the bullet train in the Central Valley – a place he described as “the middle of nowhere” and just...
  • Building L.A. County segment would accelerate bullet train project

    The "train to nowhere" is beginning to look a bit more like a train to somewhere. Flush with $250 million this year and the promise of billions more from the state's cap-and-trade program, the California High Speed Rail Authority has proposed accelerating...