| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:41 PM
After working for more than a year, parents at Franklin Elementary secured a $1-million grant that will enable the campus to undergo an environmental transformation.
In November 2012, a handful of parents who send their children to the magnet school...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The families of two dead bicyclists have filed wrongful-death claims this year against Newport Beach, alleging that the city let dangerous street conditions for bikers persist.
On April 29, the family of an Irvine bicyclist killed in a crash last year...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A fatal crash involving a dump truck shut down the eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for much of the morning commute Wednesday.
The collision between the truck and a car occurred shortly before 3:45 a.m. near Fruit Street, sending the truck through...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:50 PM
This summer, vendors of the La Caņada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, June 12. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59 degrees.
Your top news stories today:
- A fire badly damaged a single-family home early Wednesday in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Two reports prepared for a state Senate committee reiterate that the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is safe, but note problems with transparency, oversight of engineering flaws and purported retaliation against top project...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:49 AM
What will voters decide when it comes to the impending decisions about taxing and tolling today's totally tapped-out drivers?
The California Department of Transportation, under the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown, continues to pressure local...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:30 PM
It's simply highway robbery.
Caltrans is trying to hijack traffic lanes that would have already been paid for by our local tax dollars on the San Diego Freeway and turn them into toll lanes.
For several years now, Orange County cities along the 405...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Motorists can expect another round of closures this week on the Golden State (5) Freeway as Caltrans continues to work on the $355 million Empire interchange construction project.
Through Friday, workers will remove concrete pavement and vegetation on...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:57 PM
As crews are working to transform downtown's Grand Park into the Budweiser Made in America festival, local residents gathered at the nearby Caltrans headquarters to express confusion and frustration just days before the two-day concert was scheduled to...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:51 AM
A man's "badly decomposed" body was found early Thursday in a storm drain on the southbound 605 Freeway in Lakewood.
A worker for the California Department of Transportation discovered the body about 1:30 a.m. in the storm drain at Carson Street,...