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  • San Fernando Valley light-rail line is back on the table

    San Fernando Valley light-rail line is back on the table
    For the first time in more than two decades, Los Angeles transportation officials can legally discuss building a light-rail line through a southern swath of the San Fernando Valley. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday that will allow the Los...
  • Making it easier to use public transportation to get to LAX

    Making it easier to use public transportation to get to LAX
    As a rollerbag-schlepping frequent flier, I look with great interest on any proposals to make it easier to use public transportation to get to LAX. (“Finally, a train to the plane?,” Editorial, June 26, and “Fixing a missing link,”...
  • Blumenthal Says He Will Push For Improved Rail Safety

    WEST HAVEN — Even though Metro-North last year became the symbol of slipshod operations, railroad safety is a growing concern across the country and deserves federal intervention, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday. Setting tougher rules for...
  • Snow plow team takes third in regional competition

    Snow plow team takes third in regional competition
    With winter long forgotten by some — and perhaps forcibly repressed by others — it doesn't seem like the time to think about snow. But that's just what Jeff Carrier and Mike Hassebroek, two public works employees in Mundelein, did recently,...
  • Store clerk in Brooklyn Park charged with reporting false robbery

    Store clerk in Brooklyn Park charged with reporting false robbery
    A cell phone store employee claimed he was robbed Monday, but Anne Arundel County police say he made the story up to cover his own theft. Police officers went to the Metro PCS store in the 5600 block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park just before...
  • Man charged in Metro bus attacks; some stabbed with screwdriver

    Man charged in Metro bus attacks; some stabbed with screwdriver
    Charges were filed Tuesday against a man suspected of assaulting bus passengers with a screwdriver in a string of Metro bus attacks across Los Angeles County, authorities said. Hector Resendez, 24, was charged with five counts of attempted murder,...
  • Agreement sets measures to keep Disney Hall free of subway noise

    Agreement sets measures to keep Disney Hall free of subway noise
    The builders of a subway that will run between Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Colburn School of Music are promising to deploy a triple helping of the most advanced noise-suppression measures to make sure the rumble of light-rail trains under 2nd...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Indianapolis police officer killed in shootout

    Indianapolis police officer killed in shootout
    An Indianapolis police officer was killed in a late night shootout in an alley, law enforcement officials said Sunday. Indianapolis Metro Police Department officer Perry Renn, 51, had responded to an emergency call about a shooting incident late...
  • High-speed rail: An opportunity to make L.A. transit more seamless

    To the editor: The California High-Speed Rail Authority has at last shown some common sense in expediting construction of the Burbank-Palmdale segment. On a project of this size and scope, it was always crucial to prioritize building segments that could...
  • Garcetti's anniversary spin takes a World Cup timeout

    Garcetti's anniversary spin takes a World Cup timeout
    In a day dominated by selfies and soccer, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti decided to take a detour Tuesday during a spin through the city to mark the beginning of his second year in office. He'd planned to visit Crenshaw, Koreatown, Boyle Heights and North...