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  • Tustin wants Angels, but who pays for the ballpark?

    As the city of Tustin affirmed its interest in pursuing the Angels, the city manager said Tuesday that the city would not contribute to a stadium deal without a mechanism to recoup its investment. Four days after the Angels walked away from stadium...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

    The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
  • National Coffee Day: How to get a free cup, plus more specials

    National Coffee Day: How to get a free cup, plus more specials
    There really is such a thing as a free cup of coffee. Well, there is on National Coffee Day on Monday. To celebrate, here are a few ways to get your hands on a free cup of joe, plus more specials to get your caffeine fix going.  The Coffee Bean & Tea...
  • Metrolink's annual ridership continues to drop

    Metrolink's annual ridership continues to drop
    Sean Robb of Valencia regularly took Metrolink to and from work in Glendale until the trains increasingly fell behind schedule. It became so bad, Robb called the line "Metro-Late." He now drives to the office. Levi Gelineau, an insurance salesman,...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., said Lt. Mike Mendoza. There...
  • Angels end stadium negotiations with Anaheim; Tustin on deck?

    Angels end stadium negotiations with Anaheim; Tustin on deck?
    The Angels on Friday ended negotiations with the city of Anaheim over a new Angel Stadium lease, frustrated by the inability to finalize a deal more than a year after the parties had ratified the framework of an agreement. The Angels have held extensive...
  • The Valley deserves to be part of L.A.'s public transportation revolution

    The Valley deserves to be part of L.A.'s public transportation revolution
    Back in July, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 577 into law, ending a 23-year moratorium on constructing new light rail in the San Fernando Valley. Almost immediately, L.A. City Councilman Paul Krekorian, among others, filed a motion to study the...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Bicyclists join forces for 'Walk Bike Burbank'

    Burb's Eye View: Bicyclists join forces for 'Walk Bike Burbank'
    Last weekend, a group of bicyclists gathered around a coffee-shop table and solidified a new era for Burbank’s bike and pedestrian paths. “Walk Bike Burbank” was borne more or less as a response to the City Council’s June 10...
  • 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...