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  • 818 Roundup: 5 Freeway closures; Glendale man suspected of breaking into home

    818 Roundup: 5 Freeway closures; Glendale man suspected of breaking into home
    Good morning, 818 readers. The high in Glendale on Tuesday, July 15 is 86 and low is 66, according to National Weather Service experts.  Your top news headlines: - Anticipate another round of closures this week on the Golden State (5) Freeway as...
  • One person injured in multiple vehicle crash on 210 Freeway

    One person injured in multiple vehicle crash on 210 Freeway
    At least one person was injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway in La Cañada Flintridge early Tuesday. A two-vehicle collision was reported on the eastbound 210 Freeway, just west of Angeles Crest Highway, shortly...
  • 215 Freeway in Perris closed after bridge collapses

    215 Freeway in Perris closed after bridge collapses
    The 215 Freeway was closed in both directions in Perris on Tuesday after a big rig on the northbound lanes hit an under-construction bridge and overturned near the Perris Boulevard exit, California Highway Patrol officials said. The bridge collapsed...
  • California approves big fines for wasting water during drought

    California approves big fines for wasting water during drought
    Cities throughout California will have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under an emergency state rule approved Tuesday. Saying that it was time to increase conservation in the midst of one of the worst droughts in decades, the...
  • Northbound 215 Freeway reopens after partial bridge collapse

    Northbound 215 Freeway reopens after partial bridge collapse
    The northbound 215 Freeway in Perris reopened Wednesday morning nearly 20 hours after a big rig struck an under-construction bridge. Crews were working overnight and throughout the morning to clear debris from the northbound lanes, which were closed...
  • Bicyclist group floods council with concerns about safety

    Bicyclist group floods council with concerns about safety
    About 100 bicyclists pedaled to — and then filled — Laguna Beach City Council chambers Tuesday night in a quest for safer streets. They knew the council was expected to vote on an urban planner, and they wanted their voices heard. The...
  • Out of the Blue: A plea from the heart for bike safety

    Last Tuesday night, about 200 bicycle enthusiasts assembled at Laguna Beach City Hall to voice their outrage over the needless death one month to the day of cyclist and Laguna resident John Colvin. They called for the kind of immediate change that...
  • Commentary: Mariner's Mile project requires council advocacy

    Mariner's Mile is a place we have all enjoyed for years. The beautiful spot on Coast Highway offers food, drink and merchandise. But why has it been so neglected by the current City Council? We've all endured seemingly endless months of congestion with...
  • Caltrans warns of freeway closures

    Caltrans warns of freeway closures
    State transportation officials warned motorists this week about a number of temporary freeway closures in Burbank, as well as the long-term closure of the Burbank Boulevard onramp to the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway as part of the $355-million...
  • Man sentenced in crash that killed two construction workers

    Man sentenced in crash that killed two construction workers
    A Wilmington man was sentenced Friday to 34 years to life in prison for a DUI crash on the 405 Freeway in 2012 that killed two construction workers, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.   Yocio Jonathan Gomez, 25, was driving a Ford...
  • Commentary: Setting the record straight on toll lanes

    Much has been written recently about the Caltrans proposal to require tolls on the new lane improvements to the 405 Freeway, and not all of it has been accurate, so I want to set the record straight. I oppose Caltrans' efforts to dictate toll policy...