| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:38 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
| Jul 11, 2014
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| 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 13, 2014
| 9:46 AM
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern freight train late Saturday in Aberdeen.
A man was on the Amtrak tracks in the 300 block of South Phildelphia Boulevard just before midnight Saturday when he was hit by a freight train heading...
| Jul 22, 2014
"I just returned from a trip to Europe, and really enjoyed riding the high-speed Eurostar and TGV. Why can't we have something like that here in the U.S.?" So asked a reader, and the fundamental answer is simple: The United States, as a nation, does not...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:05 PM
DEL MAR — It was still morning, but the line for drinks spilled out of the dining car as the Amtrak train snaked down the coast bound for Del Mar on Thursday. Summer in San Diego can't really start without the Del Mar opener and, for many on the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Newport News police have released a composite sketch of a man suspected to have raped a Michigan woman near Huntington Park in April after giving her a ride from Virginia Beach.
About 11 p.m. April 16, a 31-year-old Michigan woman at a bus stop on...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown must be saved from himself, says the next state Senate leader. He needs to be talked out of starting the bullet train in the Central Valley boonies.
"I don't think it makes sense to lay down track in the middle of nowhere," asserts Sen....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:49 AM
During the recent election season, the California high-speed rail project came under attack once again, with candidates vowing to defund it. "Let's focus on real job creation," said GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari in one television commercial,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Three people were killed late Sunday in Massachusetts after a high-speed Amtrak train heading from Washington, D.C., to Boston slammed into a truck on the track, officials said.
Passengers were taken off the train following the crash and fire...