| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: So now California's high-speed rail system will be a super Metrolink, shuttling people between Burbank and Palmdale in a few minutes. You can dress it up, but it is still a bad idea. ("Burbank-Palmdale segment added to bullet train...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Inside tips to Oceanside
Although I commend Irene Lechowitzky on her selection of Oceanside ["Easy Breezy," July 6], I wish to mention what I consider two major omissions or oversights.
On Saturdays and Sundays, there are four Metrolink trains that...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:10 PM
A Metrolink train struck a big rig in San Dimas late Wednesday but no injuries were reported, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
The accident was reported shortly after 10 p.m. near Arrow Highway and Walnut Avenue, the Fire Department said....
| May 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
After three days of pageants and parades on Alameda Street with half a million spectators, Union Station opened on May 7, 1939. It was a Sunday.
A man jumped from a Pullman car window to claim bragging rights as the first passenger to arrive by train....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A young man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train as he crossed the tracks in East Los Angeles Friday night, authorities said.
The man, identified by coroner’s officials as 24-year-old Ismael Viramontes, a Los Angeles resident, was struck...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
This rocky landmark in Chatsworth is a worldwide draw for climbing enthusiasts. But it's also a great place to take a walk while watching the climbers practice their art on small rocks at the base and sheer cliffs near the peak.
Begin a counterclockwise...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
WASHINGTON -- The railroad industry pressed lawmakers Thursday to extend a deadline for installing safety measures that were proposed after a 2008 collision involving a Los Angeles commuter train killed 25 people and injured more than 130 others.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Commuters were rushing by. An update blared on a loudspeaker. An agitated young woman shouted a name again and again.
At 5:30 p.m. on a weekday, in Union Station's main concourse, strangers arranged themselves shoulder to shoulder in a circle.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The city of Lancaster is the end of the line for Metrolink commuter trains northbound from Los Angeles and Glendale.
So when the homeless count in the Antelope Valley quadrupled, officials suspected that someone in Los Angeles was engaging in a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Officials applauded the grand opening of a new $112-million transportation center at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on Friday, called by many a significant step toward linking multiple types of transportation with the airfield.
The 520,000-square foot...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:43 PM
In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system.
High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...