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  • Metrolink's commitment to safety reforms comes under scrutiny

    Within weeks of a commuter rail disaster in Chatsworth last fall, Metrolink engineers twice did the same thing that is suspected to have led to the deadly head-on collision with a freight train: They ran through red signal lights warning them to stop,...
  • 10-car cargo train derails in Gurnee

    10-car cargo train derails in Gurnee
    No injuries were reported this morning in the derailment in Gurnee of a train carrying lumber, steel and railroad track rail, a spokesman for the railroad said. The incident happened about 10:15 a.m. on a stretch of track between Grandville Avenue and...
  • Commission OKs Costco in Huntington Beach

    Huntington Beach is one step closer to getting its first Costco after it received the green light Tuesday night from the Planning Commission. The commission unanimously approved a 154,113-square-foot store to be built alongside a four-story building with...
  • City reverses stance on car-crash fees

    The Huntington Beach City Council this week voted to revoke the portion of a recent ordinance that sticks out-of-town drivers with the bill for emergency services if they cause a car accident in Surf City. The council voted 4 to 1, with Councilman...
  • Senator pushes for train safety

    The safety train stopped Monday at George Washington Elementary School in Burbank as state Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) and others came to the campus to tout the importance of reducing fatalities along railroad tracks. "Unfortunately, California leads...
  • Reporter's Notebook: The man, the myth, the judge

    NEWPORT BEACH — There was some downright bawdy history being bantered about last week inside the Harborside Restaurant and Grand Ballroom in the Balboa Pavillion. And it was brought to you by some of the people who know Balboa the best: men and...
  • Illinois can vie for $2.4 billion in high-speed rail cash

    Illinois and other states with high-speed passenger rail programs will be allowed to compete for $2.4 billion in federal funds that Florida turned down when its governor killed a fast-trains project between Orlando and Tampa, the U.S. Department of...
  • Public meeting scheduled on UP North projects

    North Side residents will get a close look tonight at Metra's plans to rebuild 22 bridges along the UP North Line. The commuter rail line, the Union Pacific Railroad and Chicago officials will hold a public forum to review plans for streetscape, station...
  • Treasure hunt game device halts Metra trains

    Inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific West Line trains were delayed this afternoon after a suspicious package -- later determined to be a device used in a treasure hunt game -- was discovered hanging over the train tracks, officials said. A passerby...
  • Transportation center nears construction

    Transportation center nears construction
    Bob Hope Airport officials are ready to submit to federal authorities a key environmental assessment of plans for a new $130-million transportation center. The center will connect to the nearby train station, upgrade rental car facilities and generate...
  • Man likely hit by train is found dead near Joliet railroad track

    Man likely hit by train is found dead near Joliet railroad track
    A man was found dead, apparently struck by a train, along a railroad line in Joliet early this morning, authorities said. The man, 37 and from Joliet, was declared dead at 6:20 a.m. on the scene north of Zurich Road, east of McKinley Street in Joliet,...