| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Orange County transportation leaders voted Monday to move ahead with widening a congested stretch of the 405 Freeway, a project that could clear the way for adding controversial toll lanes
Although the decision affirms an earlier vote to widen the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they’re willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa.
The decision reaffirmed a December...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Former Olympic cyclist Paul Deem is suing the city of Newport Beach, alleging it contributed to the death of his wife, Debra, who was hit by a car while bicycling along East Coast Highway near Newport Coast Drive in August 2013.
The lawsuit, filed Sept....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Three years of drought have triggered an infestation of tumbleweeds across Southern California, raising the risk of wildfires, especially in the foothill areas.
"The Los Angeles basin is facing a tumbleweed problem that hasn't happened in quite some...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The La Cañada Farmers’ Market is moving to Memorial Park on the north side of Foothill Boulevard.
Therefore the owners of the parking lots at 1340-1346 Foothill Blvd., Descanso Medical Plaza, L.L.C. are using this move to completely repossess...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Lil Za, who was arrested on suspicion of drug possession while cops were searching his friend Justin Bieber's house in mid-January, will get away with three years' probation after pleading no contest Wednesday to one felony count of possession of a...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Re. "Plan for destitute draws crowd," April 25: Were I a stranger from, let's say Indiana, and wandered into that City Council meeting on housing the homeless, I would have expected the town's downtown to be a virtual slaughterhouse, a bloody abattoir....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:13 AM
At the request of Laguna College of Art + Design's president, Caltrans and the city are looking at ways to speed up installation of a traffic signal along state-owned Laguna Canyon Road.
LCAD President Jonathan Burke's request comes after 22-year-old...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:55 PM
I am the developer referred to in James Stoker’s letter to the editor last week. The reasons the city chose to enter into an agreement with me to develop the Park & Ride in 1995 were twofold: to increase the Park & Ride capacity for the city in a...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Ten Years Ago
Workers began digging up the asphalt and removing shrubbery at a Caltrans park and ride lot on Foothill Boulevard near the 2 Freeway entrance. The work was being done as preparation for turning the property into La Cañada's newest park,...