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California Department of Transportation

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  • Traffic squeezed after semi spills oranges onto San Diego County road

    Traffic squeezed after semi spills oranges onto San Diego County road
    A narrow mountain pass in northern San Diego County was blanketed with oranges Tuesday after a truck’s trailer tipped over and knocked over dozens of bins of theĀ  citrus. California Highway Patrol received a call about 8:50 a.m. reporting the...
  • Forum will discuss toll-lane plan for 405 Freeway

    Forum will discuss toll-lane plan for 405 Freeway
    The 405 Freeway Cities Coalition will present a forum Thursday evening to gather public input about the state's proposal to add toll lanes on the 405 Freeway. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, 1845...
  • CHP requests charges against Steve-O in anti-SeaWorld sign stunt

    CHP requests charges against Steve-O in anti-SeaWorld sign stunt
    The California Highway Patrol has requested criminal charges be filed against entertainer Steve-O for defacing a San Diego freeway sign as part of an anti-SeaWorld stunt. Steve-O, whose full name is Stephen Gilchrist Glover, posted a YouTube video...
  • SBA chief Maria Contreras-Sweet on micro-lending and the minimum wage

    Maria Contreras-Sweet, who assumed the reins as head of the U.S. Small Business Administration five months ago, stopped in downtown Los Angeles this week during a West Coast tour to discuss micro-lending, immigrant entrepreneurship and access to capital....
  • Downtown residents express frustrations with Made in America

    Downtown residents express frustrations with Made in America
    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...
  • 'Badly decomposed' body found in 605 Freeway storm drain

    'Badly decomposed' body found in 605 Freeway storm drain
    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,...
  • Lawmakers OK bill setting standards for campus sexual assault policies

    To address the problem of rape on campuses, California colleges and universities would have to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity under a proposal passed by state lawmakers Thursday. If signed by Gov....
  • Canyon congestion on the agenda

    Canyon congestion on the agenda
    Adding lanes to Laguna Canyon Road seemed like an unpopular solution to congestion on the main entryway into the city when a city-hired consultant unveiled an initial report on the corridor Tuesday. RBF Consulting, which has an office in Irvine, has...
  • Mailbag: Council members inconsistent on 405 toll proposal

    I am upset at my fellow women on the Costa Mesa City Council. On Aug. 5, the council voted unanimously to put an advisory measure on the November ballot that will ask voters if they agree with the Costa Mesa City Council's opposition to the...
  • After earthquake near Napa, up to 100 homes labeled unfit to enter

    Ninety to 100 homes in Northern California have been red-tagged — that is, labeled unfit to enterĀ — after a 6.0 earthquake struck near Napa early Sunday, and there have been more than 50 aftershocks, but a large follow-up earthquake is now...
  • Obama weighs national monument status for San Gabriels

    Obama weighs national monument status for San Gabriels
    President Obama is considering a plan to designate the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument, an action intended to address crowding and pollution, and enhance recreational opportunities for a range that lies within an hour's drive for 10 million...