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California Department of Transportation

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  • Road to Balboa Bay Club has everything, except a name

    Road to Balboa Bay Club has everything, except a name
    For more than half a century the Balboa Bay Club has stood regally along the Newport Beach coastline where it has hosted such luminaries as Humphrey Bogart and Barry Goldwater. But despite its 66 years of existence, operators of the luxury resort say...
  • Commentary: High-speed rail will meet future needs

    I read the recent commentary about high-speed rail by Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry in my hometown newspaper, and I'd like to share my response ("Commentary: High-speed rail project is a train wreck," March 23). Curry indicates he was the...
  • Commentary: It's time to reopen lane at Coast Highway, Dover

    I am pro-resident and pro-traffic flow. There is only one road in Newport Beach that touches all seven districts. It's one of only two east-west roads across the bay. Pacific Coast Highway is the lifeblood of our community. The closure of lanes at PCH...
  • Toll lane opponent named Woman of the Year

    Toll lane opponent named Woman of the Year
    Diana Carey, who fought against an unpopular proposal to add toll lanes to the 405 Freeway in Orange County, has been named the 2014 Woman of the Year for state Assembly District 74. Carey, a Westminster councilwoman and the I-405 Freeway Corridor...
  • La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash

    La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash
    Ten Years Ago The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed...
  • Caltrans invites public to I-5 meeting

    The California Department of Transportation will host an open house Thursday for the public to learn about the Empire interchange freeway-construction project in Burbank. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the community room of the Burbank...
  • Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies

    Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies
    Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who was fighting a rare form of cancer, died Thursday at 9:33 a.m. "He passed peacefully this morning, he wasn't in any pain," said his father, Joe Wilke. "He was resting comfortably and surrounded...
  • Sticky SigAlert: 42,000 pounds of honey spill on 605 Freeway

    Sticky SigAlert: 42,000 pounds of honey spill on 605 Freeway
    Without any help from Winnie-the-Pooh, Caltrans is making quick work of a honey spill on the 605 Freeway. The California Highway Patrol reported that a truck carrying 42,000 pounds of honey overturned on the 605 Freeway near Valley Boulevard on Monday...
  • Southern California freeways smoother than 2 years ago, study says

    Southern California freeways smoother than 2 years ago, study says
    Southern California freeways are smoother than they were two years ago, but nearly a quarter of lane miles are still in poor condition — the highest percentage of any California region, according to a new pavement quality study. About 22% of the...
  • La Cañada joins city alliance to study 710 Freeway tunnel project

    La Cañada joins city alliance to study 710 Freeway tunnel project
    The city of La Cañada Flintridge has joined four other cities — Glendale, Pasadena, South Pasadena and Sierra Madre — in an alliance designed to respond quickly and efficiently to the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) underway by Metro and...
  • 818 Roundup: County looks to expand crossing-guard program, Glendale Galleria bans man for indecent exposure

    818 Roundup: County looks to expand crossing-guard program, Glendale Galleria bans man for indecent exposure
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, March 6, 2014. The Glendale area will have a high of 72 and a low of 52, according to the National Weather Service. - To the delight of parents and students, a unique crossing-guard program at a Rosemont...