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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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 enter — 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...
  • Quake aftershocks damage Napa bridge, force lane closure

    A set of aftershocks that rattled the Bay Area Tuesday morning caused damage to the George Butler Bridge in Napa, officials said. Crews with the California Department of Transportation were performing emergency road repair on the bridge on southbound...
  • Costa Mesa councilwomen call city's toll lane ballot measure political

    Costa Mesa councilwomen call city's toll lane ballot measure political
    In Costa Mesa, even what should be a kumbaya political moment has a way of becoming contentious. The City Council unanimously decided last week to ask voters what they think about a state plan to put toll lanes on the 405 Freeway. The question will...
  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...
  • L.A. again carries a torch for 1984 Olympic murals, their artists

    L.A. again carries a torch for 1984 Olympic murals, their artists
    The party Aug. 24 has a name: "The Olympic Freeway Murals: Celebrating 30 Years." The guests of honor: nine of the country's most lauded muralists, gathered together for the first time in three decades, to commemorate the anniversary of artwork they...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mountain lions' genetic diversity hindered by Southland freeways, homes

    Mountain lions' genetic diversity hindered by Southland freeways, homes
    Hemmed in by freeways and other development, the few mountain lions living in the Santa Monica Mountains are predictably -- and dangerously -- losing genetic diversity. Researchers suspected as much, but a new analysis of the big cats finds that, in...