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  • 818 Roundup: New crosswalk near airport transportation center; Cat rescued from house fire

    818 Roundup: New crosswalk near airport transportation center; Cat rescued from house fire
    Good morning, locals! Today is Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 84 degrees and a low of 64.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Fire officials rescued a cat from a house fire on...
  • Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

    Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel
    Bob Hope Airport officials stopped traffic on Empire Avenue Monday — literally. But it was brief, about as long as it takes to cross the street. The group was inaugurating a signalized crosswalk that provides better pedestrian access from the...
  • Op-Ed: Antiquated system is a ticket to frustration

    There’s a minor song in the Johnny Cash canon called “Southwind” in which the narrator laments his inability to buy a train ticket. This makes him miserable. All the freedom and possibility symbolized by the train is officially out of...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck 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., said Lt. Mike Mendoza. There...
  • Man killed after being struck by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Man killed after being struck by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A man was fatally struck Thursday by a Metrolink train in North Hollywood, transportation officials said. The man was on the tracks in a nonpedestrian area near Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Bellaire Avenue when he was hit by the westbound train about 5...
  • Tustin wants Angels, but who pays for the ballpark?

    As the city of Tustin affirmed its interest in pursuing the Angels, the city manager said Tuesday that the city would not contribute to a stadium deal without a mechanism to recoup its investment. Four days after the Angels walked away from stadium...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

    The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
  • National Coffee Day: How to get a free cup, plus more specials

    National Coffee Day: How to get a free cup, plus more specials
    There really is such a thing as a free cup of coffee. Well, there is on National Coffee Day on Monday. To celebrate, here are a few ways to get your hands on a free cup of joe, plus more specials to get your caffeine fix going.  The Coffee Bean & Tea...
  • Angels end stadium negotiations with Anaheim; Tustin on deck?

    Angels end stadium negotiations with Anaheim; Tustin on deck?
    The Angels on Friday ended negotiations with the city of Anaheim over a new Angel Stadium lease, frustrated by the inability to finalize a deal more than a year after the parties had ratified the framework of an agreement. The Angels have held extensive...
  • The Valley deserves to be part of L.A.'s public transportation revolution

    The Valley deserves to be part of L.A.'s public transportation revolution
    Back in July, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 577 into law, ending a 23-year moratorium on constructing new light rail in the San Fernando Valley. Almost immediately, L.A. City Councilman Paul Krekorian, among others, filed a motion to study the...
  • 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...