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  • 818 Roundup: Metrolink train collides with car; First-ever L.A. Boat Race held; Infrastructure updates

    818 Roundup: Metrolink train collides with car; First-ever L.A. Boat Race held; Infrastructure updates
    Greetings, readers. Today is Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 82 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 66. Headlines from the area: - A southbound Metrolink train collided with a vehicle at the...
  • 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...
  • To get more riders, Metrolink should lower fares

    To the editor: What I found most interesting in this article were the explanations given by Metrolink officials for the rail system's declining ridership. They should have delved more into the price of gasoline. ("Metrolink's annual ridership continues to...
  • Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck by 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., Lt. Mike Mendoza told the Los...
  • 818 Roundup: Fishing on the LA River, CHP focusing on distracted drivers, train fatality investigation continues

    818 Roundup: Fishing on the LA River, CHP focusing on distracted drivers, train fatality investigation continues
    Greetings, readers. Today is Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 86 and a low of 66, with a 20 percent chance of rain. Headlines from the area: - Anglers young and old tried their hand in fishing...on the Los...
  • Union Station: L.A.'s nearly perfect time machine

     Union Station: L.A.'s nearly perfect time machine
    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....
  • Man struck, killed by Metrolink train

    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...
  • Stoney Point Park has a tricky path to rocky views

    Stoney Point Park has a tricky path to rocky views
    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...
  • Rail industry seeks delay for automated safety system

    Rail industry seeks delay for automated safety system
    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. The...