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California Department of Transportation

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  • Sign will point way to Balboa Bay Club

    The Balboa Bay Club and Resort may be an iconic spot in Newport Beach, but directing people there has always been a little tricky. True, the beige complex at 1221 W. Coast Hwy. is across from The Car Spa, a little past the fancy cars parked outside...
  • L.A.'s street signs have been at the intersection of time and place

    L.A.'s street signs have been at the intersection of time and place
    The story of Los Angeles' street signs is hidden safely away on the ninth floor of Caltrans' downtown headquarters: Hand-stenciled wooden two-by-fours like those that originated in the 1890s, their white block lettering set against a dark blue...
  • 'Elaborate' parking-lot project approved in La Cañada

    The La Cañada Flintridge City Council approved on Monday a bid from the Sylmar-based FS Construction Company to upgrade the Caltrans overpass parking lot across from Memorial Park, the current home of the weekly La Cañada Farmers Market. About $183,000...
  • Mailbag: Rudeness at meetings can't be tolerated from anyone

    Some months ago I attended a City Council meeting on a contentious issue (plastic bag ban repeal), and when a member of the public quietly said the word "boo," Mayor Matthew Harper immediately stopped the meeting and reminded the speaker to respect the...
  • Theater's plans to be discussed by Newport Beach City Council

    Council members will discuss how the Balboa Performing Arts Theater Foundation should continue to move forward with plans for the Balboa Peninsula space in a study session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The theater closed in 1992 and stands empty with a sand...
  • Commentary: Stop the 405 toll-lane money grab

    Here we go again. Critics successfully convinced the Orange County Transportation Authority to shelve the 405 toll-lanes proposal, but now Caltrans is backing the idea and hopes to use Orange County sales tax revenue to tax us even more. Orange County...
  • Mailbag: How about a compromise for Fairview Park?

    Re: "Is It Time For Athletic Fields at Fairview?" (July 31): I drive by Fairview Park frequently and view most of it as a major eyesore. Has anyone considered the possibility of just adding some nice grassy fields and letting the users create their...
  • Street closures slated near Empire Center

    Motorists this week can expect street closures near the Empire Center in Burbank as crews work on the $355-million Empire construction project on the Golden State (5) Freeway, state transportation officials said.   From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night...
  • 'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus

     'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus
    To the editor: In what universe are toll roads an appropriate way of relieving congestion on public highways? The way to relieve congestion is to provide more efficient, alternative means of transportation, not to limit access to publicly funded roads...
  • In the Pipeline: 405 toll plan another government abuse

    So here we go again. An unelected state government bureaucracy decides on its own to financially punish citizens without so much as a vote. No, the Air Quality Management District has not returned to try to ban our fire pits again after suffering a huge...
  • The Zipper Merge: Convincing Motorists Isn't a Snap

     
    Global climate change is "undisputed fact" or "needs more study." Spiritual or secular. Coke or Pepsi. There are certain lines we draw in society that shan't be straddled. The totality of who you are, how you were raised, what you've......