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California Department of Transportation

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  • 405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam

    405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam
    A construction worker fell a "significant distance" early Wednesday when a 130-foot-long steel beam gave way on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach, closing all lanes in both directions for most of the morning commute as crews worked to repair the damaged...
  • Pasadena light rail upgrades could trump 710 extension

    La Cañada officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • Judge vows to send ex-O.C. official to prison if he doesn't pay up

    Judge vows to send ex-O.C. official to prison if he doesn't pay up
    Six years after an ambitious rail project left a small Orange County city on the edge of bankruptcy, the transportation chief who oversaw the $650-million plan was told he’ll be sent to prison if he fails to quickly pay back a large share of his...
  • L.A. prosecutor's work goes beyond the courtroom

    L.A. prosecutor's work goes beyond the courtroom
    Ayelet Feiman fixed her gaze on the graffiti ringing the highway overpass, thinking out loud. "Is it Caltrans property?" she asked, a pen poised in one hand, a smartphone dangling from the other. "Is it city property because it's a city bridge?" It...
  • Franklin Elementary to receive new look

    Franklin Elementary to receive new look
    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...
  • Newport fights wrongful-death claims

    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...
  • Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours

    Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours
    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...
  • La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

    La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park
    This summer, vendors of the La Cañada 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home

    818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home
    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...
  • Letter: Clarification of the Park & Ride

    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...
  • 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...