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  • Broken water main floods UCLA at 75,000 gallons per minute

    Broken water main floods UCLA at 75,000 gallons per minute
    Crews have cleaned up the sludge and broken pavement around a burst water main that deluged UCLA on Tuesday but still have to drain the pipe so they can begin repairs, officials said. A cause for the rupture had yet to be determined and it was unclear...
  • Freeway incident raises questions on how police interact with public

    Marlene Pinnock is a mother of two who once studied bookkeeping and accounting. But her life has not been simple. She was known as a sweet, friendly presence by some who lived in a homeless encampment beneath an overpass where the 10 Freeway crosses...
  • Arat helps Long Beach capture gold

    Fighting the rush-hour commutes six days a week from La CaƱada Flintridge to Long Beach might leave most motorists irritated. Not so for Jared Arat. When stuck in a traffic jam on a freeway on his way to practice with his youth rowing team, Arat had...
  • Delays plague Metra BNSF riders

    Delays plague Metra BNSF riders
    As if riders on Metra's BNSF Line didn't already know, they suffered through a dismal month of May, with 1 out of every 5 rush-hour trains running at least five minutes late, officials said Friday. The BNSF Line to Aurora — Metra's busiest with...
  • Sunset Boulevard flood raises serious questions about city leadership

    It may be too much to hope for, but now that Sunset Boulevard in Westwood is a giant sinkhole and UCLA is underwater, could the fragile, aging infrastructure of Los Angeles finally get the upgrade it needs? Sunset Boulevard, after all, is no ordinary...
  • Activists seek civil rights probe into CHP officer's beating of woman

    Los Angeles civil rights activists on Tuesday asked the U.S. Attorney's civil rights division to open a formal investigation into a California Highway Patrol officer who was caught on cellphone video beating a woman on the side of a freeway. The footage...
  • Traffic is smooth despite 'Century Crunch' near LAX

    Traffic is smooth despite 'Century Crunch' near LAX
    Four weeks after being coined, the "Century Crunch" is nearly history, part of the city's growing lexicon of roadway headaches, and for all its poetic portentousness, the crunch was a breeze. Starting Friday night, drivers detoured with ease around...
  • Activists renew call for independent probe of CHP punching video

    Activists renew call for independent probe of CHP punching video
    Community leaders and attorneys renewed their calls for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway. Those gathered at a news conference Thursday had harsh words...
  • Bad-Driving Habits That Drive Us Mad

     
    Driving would be awesome ??? if it weren't for all the other drivers, am I right? For example: Traffic on a major thoroughfare is heavy and moving slowly; only a handful of cars creep through the intersection during each light......
  • Pictures in the News | July 15, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, rescuers crowd a Moscow subway tunnel after a deadly derailment near the Park Pobedy station left several cars wedged into a twisted pile. At least 20 people were killed and more than 150 injured in the derailment during...
  • Fatal crash on 110 Freeway near downtown causes small roadside fire

    Fatal crash on 110 Freeway near downtown causes small roadside fire
    A fatal single-car crash on the northbound 110 Freeway caused a small roadside fire early Tuesday that clogged traffic through downtown for the morning commute, authorities said. The incident in Elysian Park occurred shortly before 7 a.m. One person...